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.
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 65,254 0.7 111,805,925 30.4 931,248 10.1 12,998,071 29.0
52 Building materials, hardware, garden supply, and mobile home dealers 2,761 -6.3 6,196,228 49.9 39,748 23.3 758,017 38.3
53 General merchandise stores 1,392 0.5 13,837,315 31.0 112,412 18.9 1,321,361 23.7
54 Food stores 6,345 -4.6 D N (100,000+) N D N
55 Automotive dealers and gasoline service stations 7,709 -0.6 34,634,797 42.3 93,892 13.1 2,376,191 35.4
56 Apparel and accessory stores 5,467 -15.8 5,323,780 7.8 53,104 -9.0 639,102 8.4
57 Home furniture, furnishings, and equipment stores 4,805 0.7 D N (25k-49999) N D N
58 Eating and drinking places 21,978 7.4 D N (100,000+) N D N
59 Miscellaneous retail 14,797 3.1 17,417,957 32.0 134,010 17.2 2,117,314 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. "% 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 65,254 0.7 111,805,925 30.4 931,248 10.1 12,998,071 29.0
52 Building materials, hardware, garden supply, and mobile home dealers 2,761 -6.3 6,196,228 49.9 39,748 23.3 758,017 38.3
521 Lumber and other building materials dealers 1,059 -2.7 4,573,209 67.1 23,781 43.7 513,191 57.9
523 Paint, glass, and wallpaper stores 396 -0.8 302,218 14.4 2,137 -11.1 45,282 15.3
525 Hardware stores 765 -18.4 767,085 7.7 9,245 0.2 121,589 3.1
526 Retail nurseries, lawn and garden supply stores 444 1.4 391,207 13.9 3,910 6.4 62,126 5.3
527 Mobile home dealers 97 16.9 162,509 114.0 675 77.2 15,829 124.9
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 1,392 0.5 13,837,315 31.0 112,412 18.9 1,321,361 23.7
531 Department stores (excluding leased departments) $$ 521 7.9 D N (50k-99999) N D N
533 Variety stores 505 3.3 371,227 10.9 4,164 -9.8 39,474 -2.6
539 Miscellaneous general merchandise stores 366 -11.4 D N (10k-24999) 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 6,345 -4.6 D N (100,000+) N D N
541 Grocery stores 4,278 -3.0 15,362,961 9.2 100,634 -7.8 1,642,868 19.8
542 Meat and fish (seafood) markets, including freezer provisioners 272 -23.2 198,711 -5.4 1,828 -4.2 26,432 3.2
543 Fruit and vegetable markets 110 -3.5 157,901 37.3 1,051 6.6 15,541 35.2
544 Candy, nut, and confectionery stores 322 -14.6 D N (1000-2499) N D N
545 Dairy products stores 96 -26.7 20,912 0.6 433 -25.9 3,032 3.7
546 Retail bakeries 909 -5.9 355,804 15.0 7,399 -12.7 94,003 16.5
549 Miscellaneous food stores 358 18.5 188,776 54.6 2,112 23.2 25,281 44.4
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 7,709 -0.6 34,634,797 42.3 93,892 13.1 2,376,191 35.4
551 Motor vehicle dealers (new and used) 1,249 2.6 24,072,835 47.8 46,483 15.7 1,625,070 37.6
552 Motor vehicle dealers (used only) 784 21.0 1,076,773 80.9 3,099 34.8 76,266 67.0
553 Auto and home supply stores 1,362 2.4 1,286,645 26.3 10,376 11.3 219,060 34.8
554 Gasoline service stations 3,876 -7.1 7,365,336 23.8 30,817 7.0 380,137 19.3
555 Boat dealers 138 14.0 230,492 45.9 998 25.4 23,177 39.4
556 Recreational vehicle dealers 93 5.7 209,216 59.0 605 24.0 15,455 58.3
557 Motorcycle dealers 154 2.7 308,543 73.6 1,226 29.5 30,578 68.9
559 Automotive dealers, not elsewhere classified 53 82.8 84,957 271.8 288 69.4 6,448 139.6
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 5,467 -15.8 5,323,780 7.8 53,104 -9.0 639,102 8.4
561 Men's and boys' clothing and accessory stores 631 -21.8 481,984 -10.8 4,472 -18.2 68,511 -9.2
562 Women's clothing stores 1,570 -28.9 1,255,122 -21.8 14,390 -37.9 157,932 -16.2
563 Women's accessory and specialty stores 437 -2.0 249,425 37.9 2,657 19.8 36,323 37.7
564 Children's and infants' wear stores 260 -6.1 247,948 46.2 2,490 15.5 23,493 37.4
565 Family clothing stores 789 6.6 1,916,398 33.3 17,538 22.6 210,570 40.7
566 Shoe stores 1,398 -17.8 994,857 12.0 9,266 -0.6 114,002 0.9
569 Miscellaneous apparel and accessory stores 382 20.1 178,046 51.8 2,291 31.4 28,271 45.3
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 4,805 0.7 D N (25k-49999) N D N
571 Home furniture and furnishings stores 2,748 0.8 D N (10k-24999) N D N
572 Household appliance stores 446 6.7 458,856 14.3 2,850 3.4 69,251 24.5
573 Radio, television, consumer electronics, and music stores 1,611 -1.0 D N (10k-24999) 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
58 Eating and drinking places 21,978 7.4 D N (100,000+) N D N
581 Eating and drinking places 21,978 7.4 D N (100,000+) N D N
5812 Eating places 18,358 8.6 D N (100,000+) N D N
5813 Drinking places (alcoholic beverages) 3,620 1.9 750,385 14.6 18,564 10.6 152,223 22.8
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 14,797 3.1 17,417,957 32.0 134,010 17.2 2,117,314 29.6
591 Drug stores and proprietary stores 1,705 -18.3 5,202,632 17.9 38,901 16.8 562,349 19.1
592 Liquor stores 1,203 -11.6 991,593 8.6 6,024 -10.0 78,680 7.3
593 Used merchandise stores 743 15.7 252,331 40.0 3,921 25.8 50,328 39.2
594 Miscellaneous shopping goods stores 5,024 -0.5 3,904,344 35.6 38,460 17.3 487,542 33.7
596 Nonstore retailers 1,613 17.6 4,655,297 38.5 21,085 7.9 535,101 28.3
598 Fuel dealers 213 -4.1 248,271 54.6 1,251 19.7 30,177 36.6
599 Retail stores, not elsewhere classified 4,296 18.6 2,163,489 67.2 24,368 36.6 373,137 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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Source: 1997 Economic Census, Comparative Statistics   - Questions?
Last revised: July 13, 2011