1997 Economic Census:
Comparative Statistics for Kentucky
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 22,349 1.2 34,364,705 36.0 315,734 20.9 3,843,736 37.1
52 Building materials, hardware, garden supply, and mobile home dealers 1,251 2.0 2,403,638 51.3 14,465 35.7 262,808 54.9
53 General merchandise stores 719 0.1 5,239,824 44.3 43,865 39.8 504,972 46.4
54 Food stores 2,730 -9.3 5,612,494 6.3 48,488 9.6 544,701 15.0
55 Automotive dealers and gasoline service stations 3,693 -2.4 D N (25k-49999) N D N
56 Apparel and accessory stores 1,508 -13.3 D N (10k-24999) N D N
57 Home furniture, furnishings, and equipment stores 1,611 8.4 D N (10k-24999) N D N
58 Eating and drinking places 5,765 9.7 3,353,996 31.0 112,955 22.2 956,741 39.6
59 Miscellaneous retail 5,072 4.1 4,031,589 36.8 35,405 20.1 515,316 37.3
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 22,349 1.2 34,364,705 36.0 315,734 20.9 3,843,736 37.1
52 Building materials, hardware, garden supply, and mobile home dealers 1,251 2.0 2,403,638 51.3 14,465 35.7 262,808 54.9
521 Lumber and other building materials dealers 483 3.0 1,574,569 48.2 8,877 45.6 164,194 55.0
523 Paint, glass, and wallpaper stores 181 -3.2 111,249 30.9 791 2.7 14,965 39.6
525 Hardware stores 252 -17.9 211,594 18.2 2,325 17.2 30,831 20.0
526 Retail nurseries, lawn and garden supply stores 177 15.7 110,507 54.3 1,114 12.9 15,625 40.4
527 Mobile home dealers 158 42.3 395,719 108.3 1,358 65.4 37,193 129.1
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 719 0.1 5,239,824 44.3 43,865 39.8 504,972 46.4
531 Department stores (excluding leased departments) $$ 184 -10.7 4,469,673 51.1 37,655 44.5 441,887 50.1
533 Variety stores 398 17.1 360,646 54.8 3,461 35.0 33,489 62.1
539 Miscellaneous general merchandise stores 137 -20.3 409,505 -7.0 2,749 -0.3 29,596 -1.2
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 2,730 -9.3 5,612,494 6.3 48,488 9.6 544,701 15.0
541 Grocery stores 2,371 -9.4 D N (25k-49999) N D N
542 Meat and fish (seafood) markets, including freezer provisioners 46 -35.2 D N (250-499) N D N
543 Fruit and vegetable markets 41 -8.9 24,096 12.9 238 13.9 3,167 51.0
544 Candy, nut, and confectionery stores 39 -15.2 D N (100-249) N D N
545 Dairy products stores 8 -20.0 709 -61.3 22 -35.3 117 -50.0
546 Retail bakeries 145 -15.7 D N (500-999) N D N
549 Miscellaneous food stores 80 48.1 29,510 99.6 532 91.4 4,319 91.8
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 3,693 -2.4 D N (25k-49999) N D N
551 Motor vehicle dealers (new and used) 430 4.1 6,442,715 60.6 14,979 22.9 424,593 48.4
552 Motor vehicle dealers (used only) 465 20.2 824,694 134.9 1,933 34.0 39,428 65.6
553 Auto and home supply stores 768 -4.5 D N (2500-4999) N D N
554 Gasoline service stations 1,848 -9.0 2,970,660 29.7 14,788 10.6 172,083 29.8
555 Boat dealers 73 14.1 89,046 55.8 342 28.6 7,394 55.2
556 Recreational vehicle dealers 30 7.1 62,094 52.9 253 31.1 5,736 73.2
557 Motorcycle dealers 55 12.2 88,240 124.8 326 41.7 6,198 92.0
559 Automotive dealers, not elsewhere classified 24 100.0 24,363 132.5 102 183.3 2,067 167.4
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 1,508 -13.3 D N (10k-24999) N D N
561 Men's and boys' clothing and accessory stores 102 -22.7 54,751 -20.4 545 -26.9 6,596 -23.2
562 Women's clothing stores 424 -29.3 241,227 -24.1 3,169 -29.5 26,288 -18.2
563 Women's accessory and specialty stores 98 18.1 41,045 88.5 587 73.7 5,725 93.2
564 Children's and infants' wear stores 63 -19.2 30,499 62.1 334 9.9 3,052 59.6
565 Family clothing stores 286 4.0 512,483 38.6 4,446 11.6 52,190 45.6
566 Shoe stores 440 -6.6 255,218 25.5 2,496 9.1 27,996 20.5
569 Miscellaneous apparel and accessory stores 95 0.0 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 1,611 8.4 D N (10k-24999) N D N
571 Home furniture and furnishings stores 964 4.8 838,427 28.3 6,590 21.1 113,761 35.5
572 Household appliance stores 179 15.5 159,273 71.1 1,050 35.8 19,556 82.5
573 Radio, television, consumer electronics, and music stores 468 13.9 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
58 Eating and drinking places 5,765 9.7 3,353,996 31.0 112,955 22.2 956,741 39.6
581 Eating and drinking places 5,765 9.7 3,353,996 31.0 112,955 22.2 956,741 39.6
5812 Eating places 5,336 11.6 3,251,493 31.3 110,216 22.7 936,114 40.0
5813 Drinking places (alcoholic beverages) 429 -9.3 102,503 21.0 2,739 5.7 20,627 24.1
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 5,072 4.1 4,031,589 36.8 35,405 20.1 515,316 37.3
591 Drug stores and proprietary stores 809 -13.0 1,485,530 29.3 10,643 17.7 184,530 35.6
592 Liquor stores 457 -14.4 374,595 16.9 2,302 -1.5 27,198 21.3
593 Used merchandise stores 399 19.5 99,485 20.4 1,748 19.6 21,294 33.8
594 Miscellaneous shopping goods stores 1,494 2.1 D N (5000-9999) N D N
596 Nonstore retailers 405 18.1 D N (2500-4999) N D N
598 Fuel dealers 148 2.1 D N (500-999) N D N
599 Retail stores, not elsewhere classified 1,360 20.9 588,183 101.6 6,303 38.0 86,711 58.9
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