1997 Economic Census:
Comparative Statistics for Maine
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 9,528 9,270 2.8 13,275,829 10,286,757 29.1 102,614 90,051 14.0 1,418,745 1,119,644 26.7
52 Building materials, hardware, garden supply, and mobile home dealers 548 591 -7.3 846,341 662,622 27.7 4,507 4,056 11.1 94,848 79,723 19.0
53 General merchandise stores 347 374 -7.2 D 1,058,894 N (10k-24999) 8,887 N D 97,874 N
54 Food stores 1,282 1,359 -5.7 2,573,617 2,326,831 10.6 19,344 18,276 5.8 241,726 213,367 13.3
55 Automotive dealers and gasoline service stations 1,360 1,262 7.8 3,620,369 2,400,788 50.8 12,534 10,539 18.9 268,248 185,271 44.8
56 Apparel and accessory stores 587 685 -14.3 D 604,006 N (2500-4999) 5,423 N D 64,326 N
57 Home furniture, furnishings, and equipment stores 596 524 13.7 D 311,752 N (2500-4999) 2,656 N D 40,377 N
58 Eating and drinking places 2,637 2,401 9.8 1,033,753 864,349 19.6 31,464 26,771 17.5 305,736 232,624 31.4
59 Miscellaneous retail 2,171 2,074 4.7 2,759,838 2,057,515 34.1 15,541 13,443 15.6 259,719 206,082 26.0
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 9,528 9,270 2.8 13,275,829 10,286,757 29.1 102,614 90,051 14.0 1,418,745 1,119,644 26.7
52 Building materials, hardware, garden supply, and mobile home dealers 548 591 -7.3 846,341 662,622 27.7 4,507 4,056 11.1 94,848 79,723 19.0
521 Lumber and other building materials dealers 176 198 -11.1 547,460 415,922 31.6 2,354 1,943 21.2 57,369 46,201 24.2
523 Paint, glass, and wallpaper stores 70 65 7.7 D 38,219 N (250-499) 303 N D 5,903 N
525 Hardware stores 179 210 -14.8 114,530 114,664 -0.1 1,151 1,237 -7.0 16,901 17,652 -4.3
526 Retail nurseries, lawn and garden supply stores 77 79 -2.5 D 39,405 N (250-499) 377 N D 5,860 N
527 Mobile home dealers 46 39 17.9 96,631 54,412 77.6 288 196 46.9 8,160 4,107 98.7
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 347 374 -7.2 D 1,058,894 N (10k-24999) 8,887 N D 97,874 N
531 Department stores (excluding leased departments) $$ 69 67 3.0 D 637,418 N (5000-9999) 5,802 N D 65,936 N
533 Variety stores 133 138 -3.6 51,024 69,105 -26.2 560 863 -35.1 5,119 7,528 -32.0
539 Miscellaneous general merchandise stores 145 169 -14.2 D 352,371 N (1000-2499) 2,222 N D 24,410 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 1,282 1,359 -5.7 2,573,617 2,326,831 10.6 19,344 18,276 5.8 241,726 213,367 13.3
541 Grocery stores 1,038 1,114 -6.8 2,455,517 2,236,880 9.8 17,666 16,956 4.2 221,505 198,274 11.7
542 Meat and fish (seafood) markets, including freezer provisioners 50 56 -10.7 44,129 46,836 -5.8 223 210 6.2 3,708 r 16.8
543 Fruit and vegetable markets 15 12 25.0 6,162 D N 75 (20-99) N 711 D N
544 Candy, nut, and confectionery stores 27 19 42.1 D 5,947 N (100-249) 84 N D 1,573 N
545 Dairy products stores 5 7 -28.6 D D N (1-19) (1-19) N D D N
546 Retail bakeries 106 112 -5.4 D 27,736 N (1000-2499) 855 N D 8,173 N
549 Miscellaneous food stores 41 39 5.1 D 11,098 N (100-249) 141 N D 1,766 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
55 Automotive dealers and gasoline service stations 1,360 1,262 7.8 3,620,369 2,400,788 50.8 12,534 10,539 18.9 268,248 185,271 44.8
551 Motor vehicle dealers (new and used) 170 172 -1.2 2,279,090 1,430,340 59.3 5,203 4,266 22.0 154,650 104,568 47.9
552 Motor vehicle dealers (used only) 173 116 49.1 144,921 71,048 104.0 538 316 70.3 10,721 4,895 119.0
553 Auto and home supply stores 228 206 10.7 174,048 134,772 29.1 1,463 1,111 31.7 28,641 20,285 41.2
554 Gasoline service stations 648 666 -2.7 822,255 659,160 24.7 4,582 4,300 6.6 57,241 45,608 25.5
555 Boat dealers 63 46 37.0 68,823 35,409 94.4 311 233 33.5 7,048 4,229 66.7
556 Recreational vehicle dealers 27 23 17.4 50,705 29,891 69.6 155 99 56.6 3,651 2,209 65.3
557 Motorcycle dealers 22 21 4.8 47,695 28,473 67.5 168 143 17.5 4,126 2,649 55.8
559 Automotive dealers, not elsewhere classified 29 12 141.7 32,832 11,695 180.7 114 71 60.6 2,170 828 162.1
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 587 685 -14.3 D 604,006 N (2500-4999) 5,423 N D 64,326 N
561 Men's and boys' clothing and accessory stores 47 65 -27.7 54,055 46,485 16.3 349 411 -15.1 4,403 5,272 -16.5
562 Women's clothing stores 145 206 -29.6 85,979 112,645 -23.7 980 1,408 -30.4 9,961 12,220 -18.5
563 Women's accessory and specialty stores 37 30 23.3 D 14,835 N (100-249) 154 N D 2,635 N
564 Children's and infants' wear stores 22 24 -8.3 25,531 15,290 67.0 247 167 47.9 2,400 1,227 95.6
565 Family clothing stores 146 148 -1.4 329,338 288,562 14.1 2,297 2,263 1.5 32,852 29,681 10.7
566 Shoe stores 145 178 -18.5 95,160 110,024 -13.5 699 871 -19.7 9,223 11,154 -17.3
569 Miscellaneous apparel and accessory stores 45 34 32.4 D 16,165 N (100-249) 149 N D 2,137 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 596 524 13.7 D 311,752 N (2500-4999) 2,656 N D 40,377 N
571 Home furniture and furnishings stores 335 312 7.4 D 194,820 N (1000-2499) 1,744 N D 26,712 N
572 Household appliance stores 69 63 9.5 53,628 42,871 25.1 345 289 19.4 6,523 4,993 30.6
573 Radio, television, consumer electronics, and music stores 192 149 28.9 D 74,061 N (500-999) 623 N D 8,672 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 2,637 2,401 9.8 1,033,753 864,349 19.6 31,464 26,771 17.5 305,736 232,624 31.4
581 Eating and drinking places 2,637 2,401 9.8 1,033,753 864,349 19.6 31,464 26,771 17.5 305,736 232,624 31.4
5812 Eating places 2,490 2,241 11.1 1,001,878 833,053 20.3 30,627 25,831 18.6 297,722 226,306 31.6
5813 Drinking places (alcoholic beverages) 147 160 -8.1 31,875 31,296 1.9 837 940 -11.0 8,014 6,318 26.8
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 2,171 2,074 4.7 2,759,838 2,057,515 34.1 15,541 13,443 15.6 259,719 206,082 26.0
591 Drug stores and proprietary stores 190 236 -19.5 412,166 348,116 18.4 2,953 2,905 1.7 44,530 43,931 1.4
592 Liquor stores 62 81 -23.5 76,236 81,066 -6.0 369 399 -7.5 6,282 6,009 4.5
593 Used merchandise stores 129 101 27.7 41,326 29,237 41.3 439 295 48.8 5,133 2,760 86.0
594 Miscellaneous shopping goods stores 863 815 5.9 D 334,369 N (2500-4999) 3,596 N D 42,348 N
596 Nonstore retailers 191 177 7.9 1,108,935 755,880 46.7 3,155 2,384 32.3 59,980 46,924 27.8
598 Fuel dealers 264 247 6.9 566,843 413,048 37.2 2,707 2,379 13.8 64,364 47,204 36.4
599 Retail stores, not elsewhere classified 472 417 13.2 D 95,799 N (1000-2499) 1,485 N D 16,906 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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Last revised: July 13, 2011