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.
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 23,558 4.0 37,222,865 33.9 333,931 15.6 4,089,854 32.1
52 Building materials, hardware, garden supply, and mobile home dealers 1,089 -1.4 2,137,325 56.3 13,135 39.1 237,172 56.1
53 General merchandise stores 701 1.4 5,793,701 33.1 46,837 26.1 533,787 28.4
54 Food stores 3,469 -5.8 6,463,024 4.8 53,837 0.0 564,491 4.5
55 Automotive dealers and gasoline service stations 3,322 2.2 D N (25k-49999) N D N
56 Apparel and accessory stores 1,995 -10.9 D N (10k-24999) N D N
57 Home furniture, furnishings, and equipment stores 1,586 12.5 D N (10k-24999) N D N
58 Eating and drinking places 6,365 15.5 D N (100,000+) N D N
59 Miscellaneous retail 5,031 5.8 4,157,245 44.5 35,821 14.2 533,716 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. "% 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 23,558 4.0 37,222,865 33.9 333,931 15.6 4,089,854 32.1
52 Building materials, hardware, garden supply, and mobile home dealers 1,089 -1.4 2,137,325 56.3 13,135 39.1 237,172 56.1
521 Lumber and other building materials dealers 398 -4.6 1,506,075 N 8,563 N 156,558 N
523 Paint, glass, and wallpaper stores 154 7.7 117,401 N 825 N 18,331 N
525 Hardware stores 283 -12.1 159,630 N 1,763 N 25,772 N
526 Retail nurseries, lawn and garden supply stores 169 -1.7 89,335 N 1,245 N 15,503 N
527 Mobile home dealers 85 70.0 264,884 245.8 739 199.2 21,008 296.7
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 701 1.4 5,793,701 33.1 46,837 26.1 533,787 28.4
531 Department stores (excluding leased departments) $$ 190 1.1 4,813,686 40.9 39,380 27.7 461,240 31.7
533 Variety stores 372 15.5 295,102 52.6 2,774 21.8 26,639 36.3
539 Miscellaneous general merchandise stores 139 -23.2 684,913 -8.0 4,683 16.1 45,908 -0.2
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 3,469 -5.8 6,463,024 4.8 53,837 0.0 564,491 4.5
541 Grocery stores 2,854 -6.8 6,222,786 4.4 49,832 0.0 527,211 4.0
542 Meat and fish (seafood) markets, including freezer provisioners 178 -6.8 D N (1000-2499) N D N
543 Fruit and vegetable markets 25 38.9 15,383 117.5 348 154.0 2,664 161.9
544 Candy, nut, and confectionery stores 41 20.6 D N (250-499) N D N
545 Dairy products stores 14 40.0 770 25.0 18 38.5 108 3.8
546 Retail bakeries 250 -3.5 60,280 -0.3 1,707 -15.4 14,927 1.4
549 Miscellaneous food stores 107 10.3 47,075 80.6 619 36.3 5,590 62.0
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 3,322 2.2 D N (25k-49999) N D N
551 Motor vehicle dealers (new and used) 349 1.2 7,758,997 56.7 17,589 22.8 525,483 47.1
552 Motor vehicle dealers (used only) 259 22.2 298,363 N 888 N 16,250 N
553 Auto and home supply stores 708 -9.1 D N (5000-9999) N D N
554 Gasoline service stations 1,772 2.5 2,908,139 40.9 13,436 22.3 164,454 48.0
555 Boat dealers 122 4.3 D N (1000-2499) N D N
556 Recreational vehicle dealers 35 12.9 118,358 52.0 348 72.3 7,865 71.1
557 Motorcycle dealers 51 18.6 111,263 110.6 433 25.9 9,126 81.5
559 Automotive dealers, not elsewhere classified 26 100.0 D N (100-249) 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
56 Apparel and accessory stores 1,995 -10.9 D N (10k-24999) N D N
561 Men's and boys' clothing and accessory stores 193 -18.2 121,898 -14.3 1,277 -24.2 17,956 -19.2
562 Women's clothing stores 654 -13.4 377,952 -9.4 4,661 -21.3 46,323 -2.3
563 Women's accessory and specialty stores 135 17.4 D N (500-999) N D N
564 Children's and infants' wear stores 78 -17.0 40,811 39.0 536 11.4 4,210 25.4
565 Family clothing stores 319 4.6 489,793 35.0 4,803 13.0 50,752 21.3
566 Shoe stores 464 -24.9 299,846 16.1 2,823 -5.6 32,047 6.3
569 Miscellaneous apparel and accessory stores 152 16.0 D N (500-999) 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 1,586 12.5 D N (10k-24999) N D N
571 Home furniture and furnishings stores 920 12.2 D N (5000-9999) N D N
572 Household appliance stores 165 9.3 127,046 -11.2 985 31.2 16,080 16.3
573 Radio, television, consumer electronics, and music stores 501 14.1 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 6,365 15.5 D N (100,000+) N D N
581 Eating and drinking places 6,365 15.5 D N (100,000+) N D N
5812 Eating places 5,586 16.5 D N (100,000+) N D N
5813 Drinking places (alcoholic beverages) 779 8.5 182,903 16.6 5,452 35.6 44,335 42.6
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 5,031 5.8 4,157,245 44.5 35,821 14.2 533,716 35.8
591 Drug stores and proprietary stores 919 -6.9 1,569,169 24.6 11,679 9.3 183,437 26.1
592 Liquor stores 177 1.7 117,972 7.6 873 3.3 11,319 25.3
593 Used merchandise stores 351 16.2 146,707 43.7 2,040 14.3 29,531 27.7
594 Miscellaneous shopping goods stores 1,699 4.3 D N (10k-24999) N D N
596 Nonstore retailers 375 7.4 D N (2500-4999) N D N
598 Fuel dealers 81 -10.0 D N (250-499) N D N
599 Retail stores, not elsewhere classified 1,429 16.6 D N (5000-9999) N D 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