1997 Economic Census:
Comparative Statistics for Iowa
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.
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SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Sales
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg
  Retail trade 19,647 19,732 -0.4 26,283,470 19,959,786 31.7 250,724 226,109 10.9 2,985,443 2,304,395 29.6
52 Building materials, hardware, garden supply, and mobile home dealers 1,202 1,219 -1.4 1,857,763 1,291,963 43.8 11,811 9,555 23.6 208,864 149,734 39.5
53 General merchandise stores 488 540 -9.6 3,472,247 2,796,215 24.2 29,912 26,507 12.8 317,513 277,948 14.2
54 Food stores 1,664 1,840 -9.6 D 4,083,724 N (25k-49999) 39,490 N D 408,577 N
55 Automotive dealers and gasoline service stations 3,213 3,224 -0.3 9,227,194 6,253,039 47.6 33,114 28,478 16.3 655,822 469,777 39.6
56 Apparel and accessory stores 1,369 1,688 -18.9 D 748,137 N (10k-24999) 10,906 N D 90,784 N
57 Home furniture, furnishings, and equipment stores 1,429 1,284 11.3 1,209,227 815,859 48.2 9,342 7,280 28.3 167,215 109,119 53.2
58 Eating and drinking places 6,016 5,914 1.7 D 1,849,238 N (50k-99999) 77,799 N D 490,051 N
59 Miscellaneous retail 4,266 4,023 6.0 2,961,714 2,121,611 39.6 29,187 26,094 11.9 420,093 308,405 36.2
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. An alternate display has fewer columns.

SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Sales
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg
  Retail trade 19,647 19,732 -0.4 26,283,470 19,959,786 31.7 250,724 226,109 10.9 2,985,443 2,304,395 29.6
52 Building materials, hardware, garden supply, and mobile home dealers 1,202 1,219 -1.4 1,857,763 1,291,963 43.8 11,811 9,555 23.6 208,864 149,734 39.5
521 Lumber and other building materials dealers 528 495 6.7 1,361,851 888,613 53.3 7,190 5,308 35.5 140,076 98,341 42.4
523 Paint, glass, and wallpaper stores 118 139 -15.1 82,492 66,314 24.4 613 581 5.5 11,833 8,569 38.1
525 Hardware stores 321 376 -14.6 194,196 176,614 10.0 2,403 2,375 1.2 28,034 23,566 19.0
526 Retail nurseries, lawn and garden supply stores 190 174 9.2 123,274 107,412 14.8 1,234 1,071 15.2 17,868 14,034 27.3
527 Mobile home dealers 45 35 28.6 95,950 53,010 81.0 371 220 68.6 11,053 5,224 111.6
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Sales
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg
53 General merchandise stores 488 540 -9.6 3,472,247 2,796,215 24.2 29,912 26,507 12.8 317,513 277,948 14.2
531 Department stores (excluding leased departments) $$ 160 185 -13.5 2,834,429 2,306,406 22.9 24,693 22,211 11.2 266,090 236,231 12.6
533 Variety stores 161 166 -3.0 D 65,264 N (1000-2499) 988 N D 7,189 N
539 Miscellaneous general merchandise stores 167 189 -11.6 D 424,545 N (2500-4999) 3,308 N D 34,528 N
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Sales
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg
54 Food stores 1,664 1,840 -9.6 D 4,083,724 N (25k-49999) 39,490 N D 408,577 N
541 Grocery stores 1,298 1,415 -8.3 4,362,709 3,983,485 9.5 39,545 36,879 7.2 473,329 388,731 21.8
542 Meat and fish (seafood) markets, including freezer provisioners 81 108 -25.0 43,008 35,517 21.1 524 515 1.7 6,015 5,169 16.4
543 Fruit and vegetable markets 12 11 9.1 3,121 4,177 -25.3 44 72 -38.9 470 566 -17.0
544 Candy, nut, and confectionery stores 41 49 -16.3 D 7,322 N (100-249) 283 N D 1,569 N
545 Dairy products stores 21 31 -32.3 4,980 2,777 79.3 49 86 -43.0 370 404 -8.4
546 Retail bakeries 137 164 -16.5 D 35,227 N (500-999) 1,361 N D 10,039 N
549 Miscellaneous food stores 74 62 19.4 21,669 15,219 42.4 351 294 19.4 2,966 2,099 41.3
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Sales
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg
55 Automotive dealers and gasoline service stations 3,213 3,224 -0.3 9,227,194 6,253,039 47.6 33,114 28,478 16.3 655,822 469,777 39.6
551 Motor vehicle dealers (new and used) 490 489 0.2 5,654,771 3,758,506 50.5 13,164 11,440 15.1 373,233 271,015 37.7
552 Motor vehicle dealers (used only) 327 248 31.9 380,073 158,246 140.2 1,187 720 64.9 23,411 10,643 120.0
553 Auto and home supply stores 536 502 6.8 371,922 289,745 28.4 3,454 2,874 20.2 68,988 47,382 45.6
554 Gasoline service stations 1,649 1,809 -8.8 2,464,547 1,836,192 34.2 14,010 12,455 12.5 160,995 122,061 31.9
555 Boat dealers 57 58 -1.7 69,059 46,465 48.6 299 258 15.9 6,440 5,008 28.6
556 Recreational vehicle dealers 54 44 22.7 127,418 82,012 55.4 323 269 20.1 9,005 6,328 42.3
557 Motorcycle dealers 67 62 8.1 121,823 66,695 82.7 525 381 37.8 10,425 5,937 75.6
559 Automotive dealers, not elsewhere classified 33 11 200.0 37,581 13,467 179.1 152 74 105.4 3,325 1,403 137.0
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Sales
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg
56 Apparel and accessory stores 1,369 1,688 -18.9 D 748,137 N (10k-24999) 10,906 N D 90,784 N
561 Men's and boys' clothing and accessory stores 155 207 -25.1 72,030 94,116 -23.5 865 1,202 -28.0 10,231 13,802 -25.9
562 Women's clothing stores 457 688 -33.6 199,188 277,691 -28.3 3,063 4,803 -36.2 24,554 33,394 -26.5
563 Women's accessory and specialty stores 103 87 18.4 D 19,401 N (500-999) 331 N D r N
564 Children's and infants' wear stores 49 55 -10.9 19,991 12,177 64.2 284 272 4.4 2,129 1,268 67.9
565 Family clothing stores 236 193 22.3 368,030 175,129 110.1 3,860 2,004 92.6 42,226 17,608 139.8
566 Shoe stores 302 388 -22.2 166,174 149,316 11.3 1,640 1,949 -15.9 19,535 18,640 4.8
569 Miscellaneous apparel and accessory stores 67 61 9.8 D 18,447 N (250-499) 340 N D r N
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Sales
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg
57 Home furniture, furnishings, and equipment stores 1,429 1,284 11.3 1,209,227 815,859 48.2 9,342 7,280 28.3 167,215 109,119 53.2
571 Home furniture and furnishings stores 743 690 7.7 574,447 461,906 24.4 4,840 4,141 16.9 91,216 64,972 40.4
572 Household appliance stores 238 203 17.2 140,148 93,937 49.2 1,307 979 33.5 22,699 14,092 61.1
573 Radio, television, consumer electronics, and music stores 448 391 14.6 494,632 260,016 90.2 3,195 2,160 47.9 53,300 30,055 77.3
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Sales
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg
58 Eating and drinking places 6,016 5,914 1.7 D 1,849,238 N (50k-99999) 77,799 N D 490,051 N
581 Eating and drinking places 6,016 5,914 1.7 D 1,849,238 N (50k-99999) 77,799 N D 490,051 N
5812 Eating places 4,765 4,584 3.9 D 1,672,817 N (50k-99999) 72,321 N D 459,548 N
5813 Drinking places (alcoholic beverages) 1,251 1,330 -5.9 183,446 176,421 4.0 5,069 5,478 -7.5 34,094 30,503 11.8
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Sales
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg
59 Miscellaneous retail 4,266 4,023 6.0 2,961,714 2,121,611 39.6 29,187 26,094 11.9 420,093 308,405 36.2
591 Drug stores and proprietary stores 589 620 -5.0 946,784 764,743 23.8 7,759 6,906 12.4 120,383 93,298 29.0
592 Liquor stores 111 122 -9.0 57,692 52,274 10.4 531 520 2.1 4,150 3,740 11.0
593 Used merchandise stores 295 260 13.5 55,340 49,185 12.5 1,303 1,023 27.4 12,223 8,409 45.4
594 Miscellaneous shopping goods stores 1,500 1,490 0.7 D 532,414 N (5000-9999) 8,077 N D 75,085 N
596 Nonstore retailers 477 413 15.5 594,679 368,782 61.3 3,692 4,550 -18.9 91,434 67,638 35.2
598 Fuel dealers 205 151 35.8 D 119,591 N (1000-2499) 701 N D 12,976 N
599 Retail stores, not elsewhere classified 1,089 967 12.6 346,071 234,622 47.5 5,362 4,317 24.2 67,770 47,259 43.4
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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