1997 Economic Census:
Comparative Statistics for Minnesota
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 28,378 2.4 48,814,277 37.0 419,310 12.7 5,423,993 33.3
52 Building materials, hardware, garden supply, and mobile home dealers 1,667 -1.9 D N (10k-24999) N D N
53 General merchandise stores 582 -7.2 6,206,153 32.6 50,281 13.8 574,554 24.3
54 Food stores 2,453 -9.1 D N (50k-99999) N D N
55 Automotive dealers and gasoline service stations 4,083 4.5 15,907,006 53.3 50,152 19.2 1,066,980 44.7
56 Apparel and accessory stores 1,958 -20.6 1,755,930 11.9 18,597 -4.7 208,765 11.4
57 Home furniture, furnishings, and equipment stores 1,988 4.6 2,556,468 53.7 16,708 31.7 298,668 49.0
58 Eating and drinking places 8,420 12.4 4,393,562 29.1 149,142 13.1 1,289,027 35.4
59 Miscellaneous retail 7,227 4.4 8,038,589 47.8 63,134 15.9 939,424 36.2
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 28,378 2.4 48,814,277 37.0 419,310 12.7 5,423,993 33.3
52 Building materials, hardware, garden supply, and mobile home dealers 1,667 -1.9 D N (10k-24999) N D N
521 Lumber and other building materials dealers 672 0.1 2,276,140 28.6 10,094 8.1 240,122 29.0
523 Paint, glass, and wallpaper stores 151 -5.0 D N (500-999) N D N
525 Hardware stores 539 -10.0 431,348 26.5 4,679 10.2 60,512 25.0
526 Retail nurseries, lawn and garden supply stores 247 11.3 197,127 33.7 1,513 10.2 26,255 23.7
527 Mobile home dealers 58 20.8 131,484 121.8 376 72.5 10,172 101.3
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 582 -7.2 6,206,153 32.6 50,281 13.8 574,554 24.3
531 Department stores (excluding leased departments) $$ 226 7.1 5,218,162 37.2 44,441 16.8 503,994 27.2
533 Variety stores 133 -7.6 D N (1000-2499) N D N
539 Miscellaneous general merchandise stores 223 -18.0 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
54 Food stores 2,453 -9.1 D N (50k-99999) N D N
541 Grocery stores 1,649 -8.4 6,520,094 12.8 48,748 8.0 640,403 25.4
542 Meat and fish (seafood) markets, including freezer provisioners 156 -10.9 D N (500-999) N D N
543 Fruit and vegetable markets 19 -13.6 7,205 8.3 62 10.7 1,013 19.0
544 Candy, nut, and confectionery stores 86 -22.5 D N (250-499) N D N
545 Dairy products stores 26 -21.2 21,522 294.4 103 21.2 1,133 129.8
546 Retail bakeries 368 -16.6 108,497 -16.0 2,541 -32.4 26,450 -15.5
549 Miscellaneous food stores 149 29.6 47,489 42.0 893 88.0 7,974 78.2
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 4,083 4.5 15,907,006 53.3 50,152 19.2 1,066,980 44.7
551 Motor vehicle dealers (new and used) 549 -1.1 10,257,228 61.2 19,591 23.7 626,225 47.2
552 Motor vehicle dealers (used only) 309 53.7 416,945 93.5 1,014 39.9 21,785 69.1
553 Auto and home supply stores 607 5.6 518,792 34.3 4,523 13.6 94,265 43.7
554 Gasoline service stations 2,251 -2.6 3,958,899 31.5 22,346 13.2 259,242 31.7
555 Boat dealers 134 14.5 255,960 53.4 1,004 26.0 25,090 57.5
556 Recreational vehicle dealers 77 24.2 197,230 76.2 553 42.9 15,512 82.1
557 Motorcycle dealers 54 -3.6 144,013 54.7 528 18.1 13,711 42.1
559 Automotive dealers, not elsewhere classified 102 148.8 157,939 307.1 593 210.5 11,150 253.1
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 1,958 -20.6 1,755,930 11.9 18,597 -4.7 208,765 11.4
561 Men's and boys' clothing and accessory stores 164 -37.2 108,549 -28.8 1,049 -40.1 16,242 -28.9
562 Women's clothing stores 620 -34.9 397,095 -27.1 5,286 -36.3 50,730 -21.8
563 Women's accessory and specialty stores 154 19.4 78,255 72.2 1,040 34.9 11,866 60.7
564 Children's and infants' wear stores 69 -4.2 57,129 49.4 701 32.5 5,739 46.3
565 Family clothing stores 365 -3.4 756,879 50.4 6,997 43.2 79,717 47.3
566 Shoe stores 461 -18.8 287,574 14.2 2,738 -4.8 34,498 12.6
569 Miscellaneous apparel and accessory stores 125 9.6 70,449 85.0 786 45.8 9,973 99.8
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 1,988 4.6 2,556,468 53.7 16,708 31.7 298,668 49.0
571 Home furniture and furnishings stores 1,154 1.1 1,197,946 31.6 8,745 21.7 171,505 43.4
572 Household appliance stores 242 13.1 192,056 55.1 1,333 29.7 26,794 57.6
573 Radio, television, consumer electronics, and music stores 592 8.6 1,166,466 85.4 6,630 48.3 100,369 57.2
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 8,420 12.4 4,393,562 29.1 149,142 13.1 1,289,027 35.4
581 Eating and drinking places 8,420 12.4 4,393,562 29.1 149,142 13.1 1,289,027 35.4
5812 Eating places 7,286 14.5 4,089,384 30.5 140,129 13.3 1,223,281 36.5
5813 Drinking places (alcoholic beverages) 1,134 1.0 304,178 13.6 9,013 10.7 65,746 16.9
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 7,227 4.4 8,038,589 47.8 63,134 15.9 939,424 36.2
591 Drug stores and proprietary stores 681 -15.3 1,372,714 28.4 12,012 12.7 158,299 19.0
592 Liquor stores 960 0.4 810,400 12.6 6,642 3.2 69,469 7.2
593 Used merchandise stores 346 26.3 114,086 66.3 1,780 44.8 21,710 70.5
594 Miscellaneous shopping goods stores 2,444 0.4 1,735,074 46.5 18,527 24.6 225,614 49.4
596 Nonstore retailers 843 27.5 2,811,827 65.1 11,523 -8.1 278,638 30.0
598 Fuel dealers 229 4.6 352,600 67.9 1,711 41.6 37,487 51.5
599 Retail stores, not elsewhere classified 1,724 9.6 841,888 73.6 10,939 44.8 148,207 66.2
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