1997 Economic Census:
Comparative Statistics for Illinois
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 65,254 64,826 0.7 111,805,925 85,765,697 30.4 931,248 846,122 10.1 12,998,071 10,076,429 29.0
52 Building materials, hardware, garden supply, and mobile home dealers 2,761 2,946 -6.3 6,196,228 4,132,616 49.9 39,748 32,237 23.3 758,017 548,121 38.3
53 General merchandise stores 1,392 1,385 0.5 13,837,315 10,561,385 31.0 112,412 94,560 18.9 1,321,361 1,068,153 23.7
54 Food stores 6,345 6,654 -4.6 D 14,934,460 N (100,000+) 124,883 N D 1,525,144 N
55 Automotive dealers and gasoline service stations 7,709 7,757 -0.6 34,634,797 24,336,788 42.3 93,892 83,005 13.1 2,376,191 1,755,429 35.4
56 Apparel and accessory stores 5,467 6,495 -15.8 5,323,780 4,937,705 7.8 53,104 58,380 -9.0 639,102 589,610 8.4
57 Home furniture, furnishings, and equipment stores 4,805 4,773 0.7 D 4,605,375 N (25k-49999) 34,785 N D 576,136 N
58 Eating and drinking places 21,978 20,458 7.4 D 9,057,068 N (100,000+) 303,957 N D 2,380,728 N
59 Miscellaneous retail 14,797 14,358 3.1 17,417,957 13,200,300 32.0 134,010 114,315 17.2 2,117,314 1,633,108 29.6
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 65,254 64,826 0.7 111,805,925 85,765,697 30.4 931,248 846,122 10.1 12,998,071 10,076,429 29.0
52 Building materials, hardware, garden supply, and mobile home dealers 2,761 2,946 -6.3 6,196,228 4,132,616 49.9 39,748 32,237 23.3 758,017 548,121 38.3
521 Lumber and other building materials dealers 1,059 1,088 -2.7 4,573,209 2,736,941 67.1 23,781 16,552 43.7 513,191 324,912 57.9
523 Paint, glass, and wallpaper stores 396 399 -0.8 302,218 264,179 14.4 2,137 2,405 -11.1 45,282 39,289 15.3
525 Hardware stores 765 938 -18.4 767,085 712,050 7.7 9,245 9,224 0.2 121,589 117,890 3.1
526 Retail nurseries, lawn and garden supply stores 444 438 1.4 391,207 343,495 13.9 3,910 3,675 6.4 62,126 58,992 5.3
527 Mobile home dealers 97 83 16.9 162,509 75,951 114.0 675 381 77.2 15,829 7,038 124.9
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 1,392 1,385 0.5 13,837,315 10,561,385 31.0 112,412 94,560 18.9 1,321,361 1,068,153 23.7
531 Department stores (excluding leased departments) $$ 521 483 7.9 D 8,557,588 N (50k-99999) 80,418 N D 908,768 N
533 Variety stores 505 489 3.3 371,227 334,838 10.9 4,164 4,614 -9.8 39,474 40,544 -2.6
539 Miscellaneous general merchandise stores 366 413 -11.4 D 1,668,959 N (10k-24999) 9,528 N D 118,841 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 6,345 6,654 -4.6 D 14,934,460 N (100,000+) 124,883 N D 1,525,144 N
541 Grocery stores 4,278 4,410 -3.0 15,362,961 14,064,248 9.2 100,634 109,196 -7.8 1,642,868 1,371,604 19.8
542 Meat and fish (seafood) markets, including freezer provisioners 272 354 -23.2 198,711 210,138 -5.4 1,828 1,908 -4.2 26,432 25,609 3.2
543 Fruit and vegetable markets 110 114 -3.5 157,901 114,972 37.3 1,051 986 6.6 15,541 11,491 35.2
544 Candy, nut, and confectionery stores 322 377 -14.6 D 92,782 N (1000-2499) 2,021 N D 15,315 N
545 Dairy products stores 96 131 -26.7 20,912 20,792 0.6 433 584 -25.9 3,032 2,923 3.7
546 Retail bakeries 909 966 -5.9 355,804 309,401 15.0 7,399 8,474 -12.7 94,003 80,689 16.5
549 Miscellaneous food stores 358 302 18.5 188,776 122,127 54.6 2,112 1,714 23.2 25,281 17,513 44.4
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 7,709 7,757 -0.6 34,634,797 24,336,788 42.3 93,892 83,005 13.1 2,376,191 1,755,429 35.4
551 Motor vehicle dealers (new and used) 1,249 1,217 2.6 24,072,835 16,282,994 47.8 46,483 40,181 15.7 1,625,070 1,181,286 37.6
552 Motor vehicle dealers (used only) 784 648 21.0 1,076,773 595,169 80.9 3,099 2,299 34.8 76,266 45,680 67.0
553 Auto and home supply stores 1,362 1,330 2.4 1,286,645 1,018,943 26.3 10,376 9,322 11.3 219,060 162,545 34.8
554 Gasoline service stations 3,876 4,174 -7.1 7,365,336 5,947,944 23.8 30,817 28,802 7.0 380,137 318,532 19.3
555 Boat dealers 138 121 14.0 230,492 157,946 45.9 998 796 25.4 23,177 16,630 39.4
556 Recreational vehicle dealers 93 88 5.7 209,216 131,590 59.0 605 488 24.0 15,455 9,766 58.3
557 Motorcycle dealers 154 150 2.7 308,543 177,760 73.6 1,226 947 29.5 30,578 18,103 68.9
559 Automotive dealers, not elsewhere classified 53 29 82.8 84,957 22,853 271.8 288 170 69.4 6,448 r 139.6
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
56 Apparel and accessory stores 5,467 6,495 -15.8 5,323,780 4,937,705 7.8 53,104 58,380 -9.0 639,102 589,610 8.4
561 Men's and boys' clothing and accessory stores 631 807 -21.8 481,984 540,353 -10.8 4,472 5,466 -18.2 68,511 75,458 -9.2
562 Women's clothing stores 1,570 2,207 -28.9 1,255,122 1,604,276 -21.8 14,390 23,171 -37.9 157,932 188,573 -16.2
563 Women's accessory and specialty stores 437 446 -2.0 249,425 180,855 37.9 2,657 2,217 19.8 36,323 26,383 37.7
564 Children's and infants' wear stores 260 277 -6.1 247,948 169,548 46.2 2,490 2,156 15.5 23,493 17,096 37.4
565 Family clothing stores 789 740 6.6 1,916,398 1,437,416 33.3 17,538 14,303 22.6 210,570 149,662 40.7
566 Shoe stores 1,398 1,700 -17.8 994,857 888,001 12.0 9,266 9,323 -0.6 114,002 112,986 0.9
569 Miscellaneous apparel and accessory stores 382 318 20.1 178,046 117,256 51.8 2,291 1,744 31.4 28,271 19,452 45.3
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
57 Home furniture, furnishings, and equipment stores 4,805 4,773 0.7 D 4,605,375 N (25k-49999) 34,785 N D 576,136 N
571 Home furniture and furnishings stores 2,748 2,727 0.8 D 2,355,303 N (10k-24999) 19,566 N D 340,569 N
572 Household appliance stores 446 418 6.7 458,856 401,530 14.3 2,850 2,757 3.4 69,251 55,626 24.5
573 Radio, television, consumer electronics, and music stores 1,611 1,628 -1.0 D 1,848,542 N (10k-24999) 12,462 N D 179,941 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
58 Eating and drinking places 21,978 20,458 7.4 D 9,057,068 N (100,000+) 303,957 N D 2,380,728 N
581 Eating and drinking places 21,978 20,458 7.4 D 9,057,068 N (100,000+) 303,957 N D 2,380,728 N
5812 Eating places 18,358 16,905 8.6 D 8,402,386 N (100,000+) 287,167 N D 2,256,773 N
5813 Drinking places (alcoholic beverages) 3,620 3,553 1.9 750,385 654,682 14.6 18,564 16,790 10.6 152,223 123,955 22.8
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 14,797 14,358 3.1 17,417,957 13,200,300 32.0 134,010 114,315 17.2 2,117,314 1,633,108 29.6
591 Drug stores and proprietary stores 1,705 2,087 -18.3 5,202,632 4,411,362 17.9 38,901 33,294 16.8 562,349 472,200 19.1
592 Liquor stores 1,203 1,361 -11.6 991,593 913,278 8.6 6,024 6,692 -10.0 78,680 73,327 7.3
593 Used merchandise stores 743 642 15.7 252,331 180,220 40.0 3,921 3,116 25.8 50,328 36,167 39.2
594 Miscellaneous shopping goods stores 5,024 5,051 -0.5 3,904,344 2,879,388 35.6 38,460 32,782 17.3 487,542 364,719 33.7
596 Nonstore retailers 1,613 1,372 17.6 4,655,297 3,361,800 38.5 21,085 19,542 7.9 535,101 417,151 28.3
598 Fuel dealers 213 222 -4.1 248,271 160,609 54.6 1,251 1,045 19.7 30,177 22,089 36.6
599 Retail stores, not elsewhere classified 4,296 3,623 18.6 2,163,489 1,293,643 67.2 24,368 17,844 36.6 373,137 247,455 50.8
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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