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.
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 9,528 2.8 13,275,829 29.1 102,614 14.0 1,418,745 26.7
52 Building materials, hardware, garden supply, and mobile home dealers 548 -7.3 846,341 27.7 4,507 11.1 94,848 19.0
53 General merchandise stores 347 -7.2 D N (10k-24999) N D N
54 Food stores 1,282 -5.7 2,573,617 10.6 19,344 5.8 241,726 13.3
55 Automotive dealers and gasoline service stations 1,360 7.8 3,620,369 50.8 12,534 18.9 268,248 44.8
56 Apparel and accessory stores 587 -14.3 D N (2500-4999) N D N
57 Home furniture, furnishings, and equipment stores 596 13.7 D N (2500-4999) N D N
58 Eating and drinking places 2,637 9.8 1,033,753 19.6 31,464 17.5 305,736 31.4
59 Miscellaneous retail 2,171 4.7 2,759,838 34.1 15,541 15.6 259,719 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. "% 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 9,528 2.8 13,275,829 29.1 102,614 14.0 1,418,745 26.7
52 Building materials, hardware, garden supply, and mobile home dealers 548 -7.3 846,341 27.7 4,507 11.1 94,848 19.0
521 Lumber and other building materials dealers 176 -11.1 547,460 31.6 2,354 21.2 57,369 24.2
523 Paint, glass, and wallpaper stores 70 7.7 D N (250-499) N D N
525 Hardware stores 179 -14.8 114,530 -0.1 1,151 -7.0 16,901 -4.3
526 Retail nurseries, lawn and garden supply stores 77 -2.5 D N (250-499) N D N
527 Mobile home dealers 46 17.9 96,631 77.6 288 46.9 8,160 98.7
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 347 -7.2 D N (10k-24999) N D N
531 Department stores (excluding leased departments) $$ 69 3.0 D N (5000-9999) N D N
533 Variety stores 133 -3.6 51,024 -26.2 560 -35.1 5,119 -32.0
539 Miscellaneous general merchandise stores 145 -14.2 D N (1000-2499) 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 1,282 -5.7 2,573,617 10.6 19,344 5.8 241,726 13.3
541 Grocery stores 1,038 -6.8 2,455,517 9.8 17,666 4.2 221,505 11.7
542 Meat and fish (seafood) markets, including freezer provisioners 50 -10.7 44,129 -5.8 223 6.2 3,708 16.8
543 Fruit and vegetable markets 15 25.0 6,162 N 75 N 711 N
544 Candy, nut, and confectionery stores 27 42.1 D N (100-249) N D N
545 Dairy products stores 5 -28.6 D N (1-19) N D N
546 Retail bakeries 106 -5.4 D N (1000-2499) N D N
549 Miscellaneous food stores 41 5.1 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
55 Automotive dealers and gasoline service stations 1,360 7.8 3,620,369 50.8 12,534 18.9 268,248 44.8
551 Motor vehicle dealers (new and used) 170 -1.2 2,279,090 59.3 5,203 22.0 154,650 47.9
552 Motor vehicle dealers (used only) 173 49.1 144,921 104.0 538 70.3 10,721 119.0
553 Auto and home supply stores 228 10.7 174,048 29.1 1,463 31.7 28,641 41.2
554 Gasoline service stations 648 -2.7 822,255 24.7 4,582 6.6 57,241 25.5
555 Boat dealers 63 37.0 68,823 94.4 311 33.5 7,048 66.7
556 Recreational vehicle dealers 27 17.4 50,705 69.6 155 56.6 3,651 65.3
557 Motorcycle dealers 22 4.8 47,695 67.5 168 17.5 4,126 55.8
559 Automotive dealers, not elsewhere classified 29 141.7 32,832 180.7 114 60.6 2,170 162.1
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 587 -14.3 D N (2500-4999) N D N
561 Men's and boys' clothing and accessory stores 47 -27.7 54,055 16.3 349 -15.1 4,403 -16.5
562 Women's clothing stores 145 -29.6 85,979 -23.7 980 -30.4 9,961 -18.5
563 Women's accessory and specialty stores 37 23.3 D N (100-249) N D N
564 Children's and infants' wear stores 22 -8.3 25,531 67.0 247 47.9 2,400 95.6
565 Family clothing stores 146 -1.4 329,338 14.1 2,297 1.5 32,852 10.7
566 Shoe stores 145 -18.5 95,160 -13.5 699 -19.7 9,223 -17.3
569 Miscellaneous apparel and accessory stores 45 32.4 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
57 Home furniture, furnishings, and equipment stores 596 13.7 D N (2500-4999) N D N
571 Home furniture and furnishings stores 335 7.4 D N (1000-2499) N D N
572 Household appliance stores 69 9.5 53,628 25.1 345 19.4 6,523 30.6
573 Radio, television, consumer electronics, and music stores 192 28.9 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
58 Eating and drinking places 2,637 9.8 1,033,753 19.6 31,464 17.5 305,736 31.4
581 Eating and drinking places 2,637 9.8 1,033,753 19.6 31,464 17.5 305,736 31.4
5812 Eating places 2,490 11.1 1,001,878 20.3 30,627 18.6 297,722 31.6
5813 Drinking places (alcoholic beverages) 147 -8.1 31,875 1.9 837 -11.0 8,014 26.8
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 2,171 4.7 2,759,838 34.1 15,541 15.6 259,719 26.0
591 Drug stores and proprietary stores 190 -19.5 412,166 18.4 2,953 1.7 44,530 1.4
592 Liquor stores 62 -23.5 76,236 -6.0 369 -7.5 6,282 4.5
593 Used merchandise stores 129 27.7 41,326 41.3 439 48.8 5,133 86.0
594 Miscellaneous shopping goods stores 863 5.9 D N (2500-4999) N D N
596 Nonstore retailers 191 7.9 1,108,935 46.7 3,155 32.3 59,980 27.8
598 Fuel dealers 264 6.9 566,843 37.2 2,707 13.8 64,364 36.4
599 Retail stores, not elsewhere classified 472 13.2 D N (1000-2499) 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