1997 Economic Census:
Comparative Statistics for Maryland
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 27,422 27,965 -1.9 48,297,830 37,624,742 28.4 404,802 366,554 10.4 5,916,600 4,800,594 23.2
52 Building materials, hardware, garden supply, and mobile home dealers 928 1,028 -9.7 D 1,790,158 N (10k-24999) 12,402 N D 227,575 N
53 General merchandise stores 590 598 -1.3 5,800,817 4,391,669 32.1 45,013 37,940 18.6 544,900 444,908 22.5
54 Food stores 2,899 3,214 -9.8 D 7,730,094 N (50k-99999) 57,027 N D 922,194 N
55 Automotive dealers and gasoline service stations 2,980 3,142 -5.2 14,522,487 10,306,260 40.9 42,965 40,011 7.4 1,126,726 872,659 29.1
56 Apparel and accessory stores 2,473 2,998 -17.5 D 2,287,129 N (10k-24999) 26,678 N D 284,320 N
57 Home furniture, furnishings, and equipment stores 2,057 2,190 -6.1 2,764,484 2,029,488 36.2 16,591 15,002 10.6 327,893 266,599 23.0
58 Eating and drinking places 8,232 7,683 7.1 4,781,147 3,914,871 22.1 140,601 124,598 12.8 1,331,968 1,058,720 25.8
59 Miscellaneous retail 7,263 7,112 2.1 6,783,695 5,175,073 31.1 59,462 52,896 12.4 967,360 723,619 33.7
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 27,422 27,965 -1.9 48,297,830 37,624,742 28.4 404,802 366,554 10.4 5,916,600 4,800,594 23.2
52 Building materials, hardware, garden supply, and mobile home dealers 928 1,028 -9.7 D 1,790,158 N (10k-24999) 12,402 N D 227,575 N
521 Lumber and other building materials dealers 401 378 6.1 2,002,777 1,366,473 46.6 10,657 7,475 42.6 210,911 155,923 35.3
523 Paint, glass, and wallpaper stores 113 138 -18.1 D 76,098 N (500-999) 700 N D 12,764 N
525 Hardware stores 180 274 -34.3 132,607 173,780 -23.7 1,725 2,052 -15.9 23,054 29,548 -22.0
526 Retail nurseries, lawn and garden supply stores 201 209 -3.8 D 146,799 N (1000-2499) 2,020 N D 26,303 N
527 Mobile home dealers 33 29 13.8 52,672 27,008 95.0 178 155 14.8 4,273 3,037 40.7
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 590 598 -1.3 5,800,817 4,391,669 32.1 45,013 37,940 18.6 544,900 444,908 22.5
531 Department stores (excluding leased departments) $$ 215 192 12.0 D 3,197,413 N (25k-49999) 30,060 N D 355,634 N
533 Variety stores 241 225 7.1 198,129 224,303 -11.7 1,989 2,894 -31.3 21,088 28,891 -27.0
539 Miscellaneous general merchandise stores 134 181 -26.0 D 969,953 N (5000-9999) 4,986 N D 60,383 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 2,899 3,214 -9.8 D 7,730,094 N (50k-99999) 57,027 N D 922,194 N
541 Grocery stores 2,110 2,344 -10.0 8,410,316 7,351,733 14.4 55,147 50,878 8.4 983,620 862,028 14.1
542 Meat and fish (seafood) markets, including freezer provisioners 168 235 -28.5 D 175,106 N (1000-2499) 1,643 N D 18,400 N
543 Fruit and vegetable markets 74 66 12.1 38,659 30,583 26.4 362 296 22.3 4,749 3,147 50.9
544 Candy, nut, and confectionery stores 84 104 -19.2 D 26,687 N (500-999) 554 N D 4,800 N
545 Dairy products stores 33 33 0.0 3,078 6,193 -50.3 61 61 0.0 438 r -39.0
546 Retail bakeries 278 294 -5.4 97,373 92,910 4.8 2,453 2,911 -15.7 28,093 26,928 4.3
549 Miscellaneous food stores 152 136 11.8 70,847 46,364 52.8 909 664 36.9 10,920 6,002 81.9
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
55 Automotive dealers and gasoline service stations 2,980 3,142 -5.2 14,522,487 10,306,260 40.9 42,965 40,011 7.4 1,126,726 872,659 29.1
551 Motor vehicle dealers (new and used) 399 381 4.7 10,070,762 6,743,986 49.3 22,933 19,944 15.0 767,801 574,172 33.7
552 Motor vehicle dealers (used only) 246 194 26.8 404,541 157,543 156.8 953 677 40.8 26,637 13,040 104.3
553 Auto and home supply stores 547 592 -7.6 556,474 473,361 17.6 4,580 4,701 -2.6 98,503 82,827 18.9
554 Gasoline service stations 1,546 1,741 -11.2 2,989,753 2,629,034 13.7 12,675 13,144 -3.6 183,167 171,612 6.7
555 Boat dealers 152 150 1.3 295,491 182,078 62.3 1,109 842 31.7 29,531 17,413 69.6
556 Recreational vehicle dealers 24 29 -17.2 74,372 46,250 60.8 207 232 -10.8 5,979 3,935 51.9
557 Motorcycle dealers 46 45 2.2 103,866 66,169 57.0 424 420 1.0 11,143 8,583 29.8
559 Automotive dealers, not elsewhere classified 20 10 100.0 27,228 7,839 247.3 84 51 64.7 3,965 1,077 268.2
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
56 Apparel and accessory stores 2,473 2,998 -17.5 D 2,287,129 N (10k-24999) 26,678 N D 284,320 N
561 Men's and boys' clothing and accessory stores 269 357 -24.6 235,416 248,350 -5.2 2,226 2,956 -24.7 29,538 36,635 -19.4
562 Women's clothing stores 712 886 -19.6 539,987 692,347 -22.0 6,356 9,647 -34.1 68,616 83,696 -18.0
563 Women's accessory and specialty stores 174 194 -10.3 D 87,965 N (1000-2499) 1,083 N D 12,224 N
564 Children's and infants' wear stores 105 141 -25.5 121,817 91,368 33.3 1,285 1,146 12.1 12,807 10,122 26.5
565 Family clothing stores 348 368 -5.4 841,832 662,375 27.1 8,490 6,219 36.5 98,033 73,536 33.3
566 Shoe stores 655 874 -25.1 453,830 437,428 3.7 4,075 4,845 -15.9 50,389 57,692 -12.7
569 Miscellaneous apparel and accessory stores 210 178 18.0 D 67,296 N (500-999) 782 N D 10,415 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 2,057 2,190 -6.1 2,764,484 2,029,488 36.2 16,591 15,002 10.6 327,893 266,599 23.0
571 Home furniture and furnishings stores 1,171 1,276 -8.2 D 1,042,645 N (5000-9999) 8,668 N D 158,886 N
572 Household appliance stores 151 156 -3.2 124,682 128,307 -2.8 745 831 -10.3 19,776 17,591 12.4
573 Radio, television, consumer electronics, and music stores 735 758 -3.0 D 858,536 N (5000-9999) 5,503 N D 90,122 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 8,232 7,683 7.1 4,781,147 3,914,871 22.1 140,601 124,598 12.8 1,331,968 1,058,720 25.8
581 Eating and drinking places 8,232 7,683 7.1 4,781,147 3,914,871 22.1 140,601 124,598 12.8 1,331,968 1,058,720 25.8
5812 Eating places 7,535 6,851 10.0 4,596,954 3,715,526 23.7 136,508 119,564 14.2 1,294,539 1,018,575 27.1
5813 Drinking places (alcoholic beverages) 697 832 -16.2 184,193 199,345 -7.6 4,093 5,034 -18.7 37,429 40,145 -6.8
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 7,263 7,112 2.1 6,783,695 5,175,073 31.1 59,462 52,896 12.4 967,360 723,619 33.7
591 Drug stores and proprietary stores 786 771 1.9 1,867,111 1,401,218 33.2 14,038 11,135 26.1 249,909 163,068 53.3
592 Liquor stores 1,059 1,084 -2.3 828,505 778,177 6.5 6,180 6,694 -7.7 81,750 78,175 4.6
593 Used merchandise stores 405 325 24.6 172,367 113,994 51.2 2,989 1,886 58.5 39,618 25,663 54.4
594 Miscellaneous shopping goods stores 2,258 2,532 -10.8 D 1,452,678 N (10k-24999) 17,001 N D 190,521 N
596 Nonstore retailers 690 536 28.7 710,009 517,231 37.3 5,131 4,908 4.5 117,181 90,552 29.4
598 Fuel dealers 182 180 1.1 D 357,464 N (1000-2499) 2,023 N D 50,798 N
599 Retail stores, not elsewhere classified 1,883 1,684 11.8 D 554,311 N (10k-24999) 9,249 N D 124,842 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