1997 Economic Census:
Comparative Statistics for Georgia
1987 SIC Basis: Retail Trade

 
Retail Trade by Major Group (2-digit SIC)
Includes only establishments with payroll. Data are in current dollars and have not been adjusted for inflation. Detail may not add to total because of rounding. Introductory text includes scope and methodology.
For descriptions of column headings and rows (industries), click on the appropriate underlined element in the table. "% chg" columns show percent change between 1992 and 1997. An alternate display has 1992 columns.

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SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Sales
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg
  Retail trade 44,037 7.6 74,096,020 48.4 630,376 23.8 8,458,918 45.6
52 Building materials, hardware, garden supply, and mobile home dealers 1,985 5.8 5,146,665 84.4 26,322 48.4 542,219 77.0
53 General merchandise stores 1,157 4.5 9,302,759 40.7 74,124 20.4 894,317 33.3
54 Food stores 4,895 3.3 11,971,380 28.3 100,453 21.2 1,187,942 33.5
55 Automotive dealers and gasoline service stations 6,400 3.2 24,262,083 63.2 68,996 26.2 1,708,611 57.8
56 Apparel and accessory stores 3,774 -3.9 3,566,143 36.4 33,627 12.0 396,988 32.5
57 Home furniture, furnishings, and equipment stores 3,672 16.3 4,338,000 78.4 28,189 48.6 534,639 71.8
58 Eating and drinking places 12,099 15.6 7,368,448 37.1 227,796 23.3 2,070,119 43.3
59 Miscellaneous retail 10,055 6.2 8,140,542 37.7 70,869 20.9 1,124,083 39.8
N=Comparable data not available D=Withheld to avoid disclosure

 

 

Retail Trade by Industry (4-digit SIC)
Includes only establishments with payroll. Data are in current dollars and have not been adjusted for inflation. Detail may not add to total because of rounding. Introductory text includes scope and methodology.
For descriptions of column headings and rows (industries), click on the appropriate underlined element in the table. "% chg" columns show percent change between 1992 and 1997. An alternate display has 1992 columns.

SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Sales
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg
  Retail trade 44,037 7.6 74,096,020 48.4 630,376 23.8 8,458,918 45.6
52 Building materials, hardware, garden supply, and mobile home dealers 1,985 5.8 5,146,665 84.4 26,322 48.4 542,219 77.0
521 Lumber and other building materials dealers 651 10.9 3,685,728 89.1 17,680 70.9 384,230 91.7
523 Paint, glass, and wallpaper stores 276 -0.4 185,170 23.4 1,185 -5.4 24,810 17.3
525 Hardware stores 453 -15.8 342,796 11.9 3,192 -5.5 49,595 6.5
526 Retail nurseries, lawn and garden supply stores 341 8.6 229,393 37.1 2,462 23.6 35,268 42.2
527 Mobile home dealers 264 64.0 703,578 222.2 1,803 132.6 48,316 260.0
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Sales
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg
53 General merchandise stores 1,157 4.5 9,302,759 40.7 74,124 20.4 894,317 33.3
531 Department stores (excluding leased departments) $$ 322 1.9 7,563,999 46.0 62,343 18.8 759,614 33.2
533 Variety stores 612 21.2 515,080 54.2 5,072 27.1 51,251 47.2
539 Miscellaneous general merchandise stores 223 -22.0 1,223,680 11.4 6,709 31.9 83,452 26.3
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Sales
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg
54 Food stores 4,895 3.3 11,971,380 28.3 100,453 21.2 1,187,942 33.5
541 Grocery stores 4,076 2.0 11,699,966 28.6 96,327 22.1 1,140,463 34.1
542 Meat and fish (seafood) markets, including freezer provisioners 129 -29.9 58,785 -17.1 541 -25.1 6,548 -8.1
543 Fruit and vegetable markets 49 19.5 21,398 29.7 139 -3.5 1,706 9.9
544 Candy, nut, and confectionery stores 54 -3.6 D N (250-499) N D N
545 Dairy products stores 34 -5.6 4,182 -1.3 84 -30.6 560 -5.7
546 Retail bakeries 269 0.0 D N (1000-2499) N D N
549 Miscellaneous food stores 284 84.4 94,841 83.0 1,218 105.7 14,923 100.7
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Sales
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg
55 Automotive dealers and gasoline service stations 6,400 3.2 24,262,083 63.2 68,996 26.2 1,708,611 57.8
551 Motor vehicle dealers (new and used) 727 11.2 15,834,523 70.1 31,391 37.1 1,056,383 65.0
552 Motor vehicle dealers (used only) 815 37.0 1,215,208 171.7 3,171 66.7 75,789 125.5
553 Auto and home supply stores 1,436 0.4 1,238,335 35.4 11,054 26.9 223,297 39.8
554 Gasoline service stations 3,136 -4.5 5,405,459 37.8 21,278 7.7 303,125 36.5
555 Boat dealers 118 16.8 205,281 98.0 754 53.9 16,352 71.0
556 Recreational vehicle dealers 44 25.7 130,390 84.6 478 62.6 12,425 104.2
557 Motorcycle dealers 100 16.3 199,954 112.9 746 44.3 18,313 89.8
559 Automotive dealers, not elsewhere classified 24 60.0 32,933 251.0 124 40.9 2,927 75.2
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Sales
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg
56 Apparel and accessory stores 3,774 -3.9 3,566,143 36.4 33,627 12.0 396,988 32.5
561 Men's and boys' clothing and accessory stores 406 -8.1 309,026 15.0 2,657 -11.4 38,377 3.2
562 Women's clothing stores 1,308 -10.7 808,051 -0.5 9,468 -14.2 96,058 0.2
563 Women's accessory and specialty stores 223 8.8 131,428 59.7 1,300 32.1 16,209 53.0
564 Children's and infants' wear stores 137 11.4 131,776 131.3 1,196 61.2 12,684 90.6
565 Family clothing stores 549 13.2 1,387,174 62.8 11,462 37.5 135,032 64.9
566 Shoe stores 954 -6.0 696,993 51.3 6,481 30.6 84,756 48.2
569 Miscellaneous apparel and accessory stores 197 2.1 101,695 23.8 1,063 9.4 13,872 35.2
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Sales
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg
57 Home furniture, furnishings, and equipment stores 3,672 16.3 4,338,000 78.4 28,189 48.6 534,639 71.8
571 Home furniture and furnishings stores 2,316 14.0 2,426,515 58.7 17,488 38.5 341,937 63.8
572 Household appliance stores 267 19.7 185,373 40.1 1,312 16.5 26,013 38.1
573 Radio, television, consumer electronics, and music stores 1,089 20.6 1,726,112 109.3 9,389 79.9 166,689 99.6
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Sales
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg
58 Eating and drinking places 12,099 15.6 7,368,448 37.1 227,796 23.3 2,070,119 43.3
581 Eating and drinking places 12,099 15.6 7,368,448 37.1 227,796 23.3 2,070,119 43.3
5812 Eating places 11,619 17.4 7,171,434 37.6 223,199 23.8 2,025,760 44.0
5813 Drinking places (alcoholic beverages) 480 -14.6 197,014 20.9 4,597 1.9 44,359 19.8
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Sales
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg
59 Miscellaneous retail 10,055 6.2 8,140,542 37.7 70,869 20.9 1,124,083 39.8
591 Drug stores and proprietary stores 1,475 -5.9 2,328,975 24.7 17,642 16.5 290,666 28.9
592 Liquor stores 816 -6.1 694,645 12.6 3,436 1.6 46,868 17.3
593 Used merchandise stores 981 27.1 320,684 58.0 4,052 49.8 58,619 61.5
594 Miscellaneous shopping goods stores 3,089 2.9 2,163,912 49.6 21,012 29.5 279,593 52.7
596 Nonstore retailers 880 23.6 1,279,366 38.8 9,982 -0.7 208,829 28.2
598 Fuel dealers 289 -1.0 278,765 24.4 2,097 11.6 47,445 24.3
599 Retail stores, not elsewhere classified 2,525 12.3 1,074,195 69.6 12,648 37.1 192,063 62.5
N=Comparable data not available D=Withheld to avoid disclosure
$$ 1992 sales data include sales from catalog order desks. 1997 sales data exclude sales from catalog order desks.

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Source: 1997 Economic Census, Comparative Statistics   - Questions?
Last revised: July 13, 2011