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.
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 19,647 -0.4 26,283,470 31.7 250,724 10.9 2,985,443 29.6
52 Building materials, hardware, garden supply, and mobile home dealers 1,202 -1.4 1,857,763 43.8 11,811 23.6 208,864 39.5
53 General merchandise stores 488 -9.6 3,472,247 24.2 29,912 12.8 317,513 14.2
54 Food stores 1,664 -9.6 D N (25k-49999) N D N
55 Automotive dealers and gasoline service stations 3,213 -0.3 9,227,194 47.6 33,114 16.3 655,822 39.6
56 Apparel and accessory stores 1,369 -18.9 D N (10k-24999) N D N
57 Home furniture, furnishings, and equipment stores 1,429 11.3 1,209,227 48.2 9,342 28.3 167,215 53.2
58 Eating and drinking places 6,016 1.7 D N (50k-99999) N D N
59 Miscellaneous retail 4,266 6.0 2,961,714 39.6 29,187 11.9 420,093 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. "% 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 19,647 -0.4 26,283,470 31.7 250,724 10.9 2,985,443 29.6
52 Building materials, hardware, garden supply, and mobile home dealers 1,202 -1.4 1,857,763 43.8 11,811 23.6 208,864 39.5
521 Lumber and other building materials dealers 528 6.7 1,361,851 53.3 7,190 35.5 140,076 42.4
523 Paint, glass, and wallpaper stores 118 -15.1 82,492 24.4 613 5.5 11,833 38.1
525 Hardware stores 321 -14.6 194,196 10.0 2,403 1.2 28,034 19.0
526 Retail nurseries, lawn and garden supply stores 190 9.2 123,274 14.8 1,234 15.2 17,868 27.3
527 Mobile home dealers 45 28.6 95,950 81.0 371 68.6 11,053 111.6
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 488 -9.6 3,472,247 24.2 29,912 12.8 317,513 14.2
531 Department stores (excluding leased departments) $$ 160 -13.5 2,834,429 22.9 24,693 11.2 266,090 12.6
533 Variety stores 161 -3.0 D N (1000-2499) N D N
539 Miscellaneous general merchandise stores 167 -11.6 D N (2500-4999) N D N
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 1,664 -9.6 D N (25k-49999) N D N
541 Grocery stores 1,298 -8.3 4,362,709 9.5 39,545 7.2 473,329 21.8
542 Meat and fish (seafood) markets, including freezer provisioners 81 -25.0 43,008 21.1 524 1.7 6,015 16.4
543 Fruit and vegetable markets 12 9.1 3,121 -25.3 44 -38.9 470 -17.0
544 Candy, nut, and confectionery stores 41 -16.3 D N (100-249) N D N
545 Dairy products stores 21 -32.3 4,980 79.3 49 -43.0 370 -8.4
546 Retail bakeries 137 -16.5 D N (500-999) N D N
549 Miscellaneous food stores 74 19.4 21,669 42.4 351 19.4 2,966 41.3
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 3,213 -0.3 9,227,194 47.6 33,114 16.3 655,822 39.6
551 Motor vehicle dealers (new and used) 490 0.2 5,654,771 50.5 13,164 15.1 373,233 37.7
552 Motor vehicle dealers (used only) 327 31.9 380,073 140.2 1,187 64.9 23,411 120.0
553 Auto and home supply stores 536 6.8 371,922 28.4 3,454 20.2 68,988 45.6
554 Gasoline service stations 1,649 -8.8 2,464,547 34.2 14,010 12.5 160,995 31.9
555 Boat dealers 57 -1.7 69,059 48.6 299 15.9 6,440 28.6
556 Recreational vehicle dealers 54 22.7 127,418 55.4 323 20.1 9,005 42.3
557 Motorcycle dealers 67 8.1 121,823 82.7 525 37.8 10,425 75.6
559 Automotive dealers, not elsewhere classified 33 200.0 37,581 179.1 152 105.4 3,325 137.0
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 1,369 -18.9 D N (10k-24999) N D N
561 Men's and boys' clothing and accessory stores 155 -25.1 72,030 -23.5 865 -28.0 10,231 -25.9
562 Women's clothing stores 457 -33.6 199,188 -28.3 3,063 -36.2 24,554 -26.5
563 Women's accessory and specialty stores 103 18.4 D N (500-999) N D N
564 Children's and infants' wear stores 49 -10.9 19,991 64.2 284 4.4 2,129 67.9
565 Family clothing stores 236 22.3 368,030 110.1 3,860 92.6 42,226 139.8
566 Shoe stores 302 -22.2 166,174 11.3 1,640 -15.9 19,535 4.8
569 Miscellaneous apparel and accessory stores 67 9.8 D N (250-499) N D N
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 1,429 11.3 1,209,227 48.2 9,342 28.3 167,215 53.2
571 Home furniture and furnishings stores 743 7.7 574,447 24.4 4,840 16.9 91,216 40.4
572 Household appliance stores 238 17.2 140,148 49.2 1,307 33.5 22,699 61.1
573 Radio, television, consumer electronics, and music stores 448 14.6 494,632 90.2 3,195 47.9 53,300 77.3
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 6,016 1.7 D N (50k-99999) N D N
581 Eating and drinking places 6,016 1.7 D N (50k-99999) N D N
5812 Eating places 4,765 3.9 D N (50k-99999) N D N
5813 Drinking places (alcoholic beverages) 1,251 -5.9 183,446 4.0 5,069 -7.5 34,094 11.8
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 4,266 6.0 2,961,714 39.6 29,187 11.9 420,093 36.2
591 Drug stores and proprietary stores 589 -5.0 946,784 23.8 7,759 12.4 120,383 29.0
592 Liquor stores 111 -9.0 57,692 10.4 531 2.1 4,150 11.0
593 Used merchandise stores 295 13.5 55,340 12.5 1,303 27.4 12,223 45.4
594 Miscellaneous shopping goods stores 1,500 0.7 D N (5000-9999) N D N
596 Nonstore retailers 477 15.5 594,679 61.3 3,692 -18.9 91,434 35.2
598 Fuel dealers 205 35.8 D N (1000-2499) N D N
599 Retail stores, not elsewhere classified 1,089 12.6 346,071 47.5 5,362 24.2 67,770 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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Source: 1997 Economic Census, Comparative Statistics   - Questions?
Last revised: July 13, 2011