1997 Economic Census:
Comparative Statistics for Louisiana
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 23,558 22,644 4.0 37,222,865 27,806,373 33.9 333,931 288,816 15.6 4,089,854 3,095,546 32.1
52 Building materials, hardware, garden supply, and mobile home dealers 1,089 1,104 -1.4 2,137,325 1,367,510 56.3 13,135 9,446 39.1 237,172 151,973 56.1
53 General merchandise stores 701 691 1.4 5,793,701 4,354,115 33.1 46,837 37,151 26.1 533,787 415,800 28.4
54 Food stores 3,469 3,681 -5.8 6,463,024 6,165,724 4.8 53,837 53,858 0.0 564,491 540,352 4.5
55 Automotive dealers and gasoline service stations 3,322 3,249 2.2 D 7,905,979 N (25k-49999) 32,222 N D 576,550 N
56 Apparel and accessory stores 1,995 2,240 -10.9 D 1,287,426 N (10k-24999) 16,456 N D 155,597 N
57 Home furniture, furnishings, and equipment stores 1,586 1,410 12.5 D 1,129,151 N (10k-24999) 9,072 N D 140,736 N
58 Eating and drinking places 6,365 5,512 15.5 D 2,719,572 N (100,000+) 99,250 N D 721,414 N
59 Miscellaneous retail 5,031 4,757 5.8 4,157,245 2,876,896 44.5 35,821 31,361 14.2 533,716 393,124 35.8
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 23,558 22,644 4.0 37,222,865 27,806,373 33.9 333,931 288,816 15.6 4,089,854 3,095,546 32.1
52 Building materials, hardware, garden supply, and mobile home dealers 1,089 1,104 -1.4 2,137,325 1,367,510 56.3 13,135 9,446 39.1 237,172 151,973 56.1
521 Lumber and other building materials dealers 398 417 -4.6 1,506,075 A N 8,563 (1000-2499) N 156,558 A N
523 Paint, glass, and wallpaper stores 154 143 7.7 117,401 A N 825 (1000-2499) N 18,331 A N
525 Hardware stores 283 322 -12.1 159,630 A N 1,763 (1000-2499) N 25,772 A N
526 Retail nurseries, lawn and garden supply stores 169 172 -1.7 89,335 A N 1,245 (1000-2499) N 15,503 A N
527 Mobile home dealers 85 50 70.0 264,884 76,604 245.8 739 247 199.2 21,008 5,296 296.7
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 701 691 1.4 5,793,701 4,354,115 33.1 46,837 37,151 26.1 533,787 415,800 28.4
531 Department stores (excluding leased departments) $$ 190 188 1.1 4,813,686 3,416,401 40.9 39,380 30,842 27.7 461,240 350,241 31.7
533 Variety stores 372 322 15.5 295,102 193,336 52.6 2,774 2,277 21.8 26,639 19,544 36.3
539 Miscellaneous general merchandise stores 139 181 -23.2 684,913 744,378 -8.0 4,683 4,032 16.1 45,908 46,015 -0.2
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 3,469 3,681 -5.8 6,463,024 6,165,724 4.8 53,837 53,858 0.0 564,491 540,352 4.5
541 Grocery stores 2,854 3,063 -6.8 6,222,786 5,960,954 4.4 49,832 49,845 0.0 527,211 506,990 4.0
542 Meat and fish (seafood) markets, including freezer provisioners 178 191 -6.8 D 94,549 N (1000-2499) 1,061 N D 10,668 N
543 Fruit and vegetable markets 25 18 38.9 15,383 7,074 117.5 348 137 154.0 2,664 1,017 161.9
544 Candy, nut, and confectionery stores 41 34 20.6 D 11,722 N (250-499) 276 N D 2,520 N
545 Dairy products stores 14 10 40.0 770 616 25.0 18 13 38.5 108 104 3.8
546 Retail bakeries 250 259 -3.5 60,280 60,456 -0.3 1,707 2,017 -15.4 14,927 14,724 1.4
549 Miscellaneous food stores 107 97 10.3 47,075 26,063 80.6 619 454 36.3 5,590 r 62.0
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
55 Automotive dealers and gasoline service stations 3,322 3,249 2.2 D 7,905,979 N (25k-49999) 32,222 N D 576,550 N
551 Motor vehicle dealers (new and used) 349 345 1.2 7,758,997 4,952,009 56.7 17,589 14,325 22.8 525,483 357,186 47.1
552 Motor vehicle dealers (used only) 259 212 22.2 298,363 A N 888 (1000-2499) N 16,250 A N
553 Auto and home supply stores 708 779 -9.1 D 496,800 N (5000-9999) 5,140 N D 78,854 N
554 Gasoline service stations 1,772 1,728 2.5 2,908,139 2,064,380 40.9 13,436 10,986 22.3 164,454 111,136 48.0
555 Boat dealers 122 117 4.3 D 124,955 N (1000-2499) 732 N D r N
556 Recreational vehicle dealers 35 31 12.9 118,358 77,859 52.0 348 202 72.3 7,865 4,596 71.1
557 Motorcycle dealers 51 43 18.6 111,263 52,833 110.6 433 344 25.9 9,126 5,027 81.5
559 Automotive dealers, not elsewhere classified 26 13 100.0 D A N (100-249) (1000-2499) N D A 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
56 Apparel and accessory stores 1,995 2,240 -10.9 D 1,287,426 N (10k-24999) 16,456 N D 155,597 N
561 Men's and boys' clothing and accessory stores 193 236 -18.2 121,898 142,215 -14.3 1,277 1,685 -24.2 17,956 22,221 -19.2
562 Women's clothing stores 654 755 -13.4 377,952 417,080 -9.4 4,661 5,922 -21.3 46,323 47,400 -2.3
563 Women's accessory and specialty stores 135 115 17.4 D 40,155 N (500-999) 585 N D 5,088 N
564 Children's and infants' wear stores 78 94 -17.0 40,811 29,363 39.0 536 481 11.4 4,210 r 25.4
565 Family clothing stores 319 305 4.6 489,793 362,803 35.0 4,803 4,250 13.0 50,752 41,852 21.3
566 Shoe stores 464 618 -24.9 299,846 258,313 16.1 2,823 2,990 -5.6 32,047 30,161 6.3
569 Miscellaneous apparel and accessory stores 152 131 16.0 D 41,832 N (500-999) 604 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 1,586 1,410 12.5 D 1,129,151 N (10k-24999) 9,072 N D 140,736 N
571 Home furniture and furnishings stores 920 820 12.2 D 641,778 N (5000-9999) 5,695 N D 90,070 N
572 Household appliance stores 165 151 9.3 127,046 143,089 -11.2 985 751 31.2 16,080 13,830 16.3
573 Radio, television, consumer electronics, and music stores 501 439 14.1 D 344,284 N (2500-4999) 2,626 N D 36,836 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 6,365 5,512 15.5 D 2,719,572 N (100,000+) 99,250 N D 721,414 N
581 Eating and drinking places 6,365 5,512 15.5 D 2,719,572 N (100,000+) 99,250 N D 721,414 N
5812 Eating places 5,586 4,794 16.5 D 2,562,746 N (100,000+) 95,228 N D 690,333 N
5813 Drinking places (alcoholic beverages) 779 718 8.5 182,903 156,826 16.6 5,452 4,022 35.6 44,335 31,081 42.6
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
59 Miscellaneous retail 5,031 4,757 5.8 4,157,245 2,876,896 44.5 35,821 31,361 14.2 533,716 393,124 35.8
591 Drug stores and proprietary stores 919 987 -6.9 1,569,169 1,259,273 24.6 11,679 10,687 9.3 183,437 145,457 26.1
592 Liquor stores 177 174 1.7 117,972 109,682 7.6 873 845 3.3 11,319 9,035 25.3
593 Used merchandise stores 351 302 16.2 146,707 102,078 43.7 2,040 1,785 14.3 29,531 23,132 27.7
594 Miscellaneous shopping goods stores 1,699 1,629 4.3 D 749,173 N (10k-24999) 9,833 N D 99,788 N
596 Nonstore retailers 375 349 7.4 D 297,229 N (2500-4999) 2,929 N D r N
598 Fuel dealers 81 90 -10.0 D 44,844 N (250-499) 435 N D 7,398 N
599 Retail stores, not elsewhere classified 1,429 1,226 16.6 D 339,048 N (5000-9999) 5,054 N D 61,231 N
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