1997 Economic Census:
Comparative Statistics for Iowa
1987 SIC Basis

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, methodology, and definitions of symbols.
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1987 SIC Description Establishments Sales, receipts, or shipments
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg
Mining 177 4.1 287,431 30.7 1,700 -4.1 55,440 22.8
Construction industries 7,822 16.6 8,013,465 53.1 (50k-99999) N 1,723,041 54.5
Manufacturing 3,934 3.6 63,640,436 37.3 244,994 10.4 7,849,890 26.7
Transportation, communications, and utilities %% ** 4,637 15.9 10,662,026 35.4 61,007 13.4 1,791,260 33.2
Wholesale trade 6,755 -3.1 38,422,230 30.6 75,462 8.8 2,118,459 29.2
Retail trade 19,647 -0.4 26,283,470 31.7 250,724 10.9 2,985,443 29.6
Financial, insurance, and real estate industries 7,670 10.7 N N 82,571 16.9 2,749,916 49.2
Service industries Taxable 19,560 10.0 12,056,850 56.4 210,117 29.3 4,375,569 50.9
Exempt 3,960 5.8 6,323,541 35.8 131,688 9.0 2,624,752 27.1
Auxiliaries 463 0.9 764,618 N 19,372 -4.1 981,363 53.2
N Comparable data not available
%% Data do not include large certificated passenger carriers that report to the Office of Airline Statistics, U.S. Department of Transportation
** Railroad transportation and U.S. Postal Service industries are out of scope for the 1997 Economic Census

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