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.
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 27,422 -1.9 48,297,830 28.4 404,802 10.4 5,916,600 23.2
52 Building materials, hardware, garden supply, and mobile home dealers 928 -9.7 D N (10k-24999) N D N
53 General merchandise stores 590 -1.3 5,800,817 32.1 45,013 18.6 544,900 22.5
54 Food stores 2,899 -9.8 D N (50k-99999) N D N
55 Automotive dealers and gasoline service stations 2,980 -5.2 14,522,487 40.9 42,965 7.4 1,126,726 29.1
56 Apparel and accessory stores 2,473 -17.5 D N (10k-24999) N D N
57 Home furniture, furnishings, and equipment stores 2,057 -6.1 2,764,484 36.2 16,591 10.6 327,893 23.0
58 Eating and drinking places 8,232 7.1 4,781,147 22.1 140,601 12.8 1,331,968 25.8
59 Miscellaneous retail 7,263 2.1 6,783,695 31.1 59,462 12.4 967,360 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. "% 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 27,422 -1.9 48,297,830 28.4 404,802 10.4 5,916,600 23.2
52 Building materials, hardware, garden supply, and mobile home dealers 928 -9.7 D N (10k-24999) N D N
521 Lumber and other building materials dealers 401 6.1 2,002,777 46.6 10,657 42.6 210,911 35.3
523 Paint, glass, and wallpaper stores 113 -18.1 D N (500-999) N D N
525 Hardware stores 180 -34.3 132,607 -23.7 1,725 -15.9 23,054 -22.0
526 Retail nurseries, lawn and garden supply stores 201 -3.8 D N (1000-2499) N D N
527 Mobile home dealers 33 13.8 52,672 95.0 178 14.8 4,273 40.7
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 590 -1.3 5,800,817 32.1 45,013 18.6 544,900 22.5
531 Department stores (excluding leased departments) $$ 215 12.0 D N (25k-49999) N D N
533 Variety stores 241 7.1 198,129 -11.7 1,989 -31.3 21,088 -27.0
539 Miscellaneous general merchandise stores 134 -26.0 D N (5000-9999) 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 2,899 -9.8 D N (50k-99999) N D N
541 Grocery stores 2,110 -10.0 8,410,316 14.4 55,147 8.4 983,620 14.1
542 Meat and fish (seafood) markets, including freezer provisioners 168 -28.5 D N (1000-2499) N D N
543 Fruit and vegetable markets 74 12.1 38,659 26.4 362 22.3 4,749 50.9
544 Candy, nut, and confectionery stores 84 -19.2 D N (500-999) N D N
545 Dairy products stores 33 0.0 3,078 -50.3 61 0.0 438 -39.0
546 Retail bakeries 278 -5.4 97,373 4.8 2,453 -15.7 28,093 4.3
549 Miscellaneous food stores 152 11.8 70,847 52.8 909 36.9 10,920 81.9
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 2,980 -5.2 14,522,487 40.9 42,965 7.4 1,126,726 29.1
551 Motor vehicle dealers (new and used) 399 4.7 10,070,762 49.3 22,933 15.0 767,801 33.7
552 Motor vehicle dealers (used only) 246 26.8 404,541 156.8 953 40.8 26,637 104.3
553 Auto and home supply stores 547 -7.6 556,474 17.6 4,580 -2.6 98,503 18.9
554 Gasoline service stations 1,546 -11.2 2,989,753 13.7 12,675 -3.6 183,167 6.7
555 Boat dealers 152 1.3 295,491 62.3 1,109 31.7 29,531 69.6
556 Recreational vehicle dealers 24 -17.2 74,372 60.8 207 -10.8 5,979 51.9
557 Motorcycle dealers 46 2.2 103,866 57.0 424 1.0 11,143 29.8
559 Automotive dealers, not elsewhere classified 20 100.0 27,228 247.3 84 64.7 3,965 268.2
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 2,473 -17.5 D N (10k-24999) N D N
561 Men's and boys' clothing and accessory stores 269 -24.6 235,416 -5.2 2,226 -24.7 29,538 -19.4
562 Women's clothing stores 712 -19.6 539,987 -22.0 6,356 -34.1 68,616 -18.0
563 Women's accessory and specialty stores 174 -10.3 D N (1000-2499) N D N
564 Children's and infants' wear stores 105 -25.5 121,817 33.3 1,285 12.1 12,807 26.5
565 Family clothing stores 348 -5.4 841,832 27.1 8,490 36.5 98,033 33.3
566 Shoe stores 655 -25.1 453,830 3.7 4,075 -15.9 50,389 -12.7
569 Miscellaneous apparel and accessory stores 210 18.0 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 2,057 -6.1 2,764,484 36.2 16,591 10.6 327,893 23.0
571 Home furniture and furnishings stores 1,171 -8.2 D N (5000-9999) N D N
572 Household appliance stores 151 -3.2 124,682 -2.8 745 -10.3 19,776 12.4
573 Radio, television, consumer electronics, and music stores 735 -3.0 D N (5000-9999) 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 8,232 7.1 4,781,147 22.1 140,601 12.8 1,331,968 25.8
581 Eating and drinking places 8,232 7.1 4,781,147 22.1 140,601 12.8 1,331,968 25.8
5812 Eating places 7,535 10.0 4,596,954 23.7 136,508 14.2 1,294,539 27.1
5813 Drinking places (alcoholic beverages) 697 -16.2 184,193 -7.6 4,093 -18.7 37,429 -6.8
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 7,263 2.1 6,783,695 31.1 59,462 12.4 967,360 33.7
591 Drug stores and proprietary stores 786 1.9 1,867,111 33.2 14,038 26.1 249,909 53.3
592 Liquor stores 1,059 -2.3 828,505 6.5 6,180 -7.7 81,750 4.6
593 Used merchandise stores 405 24.6 172,367 51.2 2,989 58.5 39,618 54.4
594 Miscellaneous shopping goods stores 2,258 -10.8 D N (10k-24999) N D N
596 Nonstore retailers 690 28.7 710,009 37.3 5,131 4.5 117,181 29.4
598 Fuel dealers 182 1.1 D N (1000-2499) N D N
599 Retail stores, not elsewhere classified 1,883 11.8 D N (10k-24999) 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