1997 Economic Census:
Comparative Statistics for Montana
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 7,387 6,808 8.5 8,014,759 6,246,712 28.3 75,840 64,398 17.8 919,324 697,353 31.8
52 Building materials, hardware, garden supply, and mobile home dealers 451 383 17.8 619,502 457,137 35.5 3,579 2,662 34.4 67,933 45,073 50.7
53 General merchandise stores 147 150 -2.0 1,140,835 737,110 54.8 8,228 6,202 32.7 98,109 70,398 39.4
54 Food stores 615 653 -5.8 1,397,867 1,281,545 9.1 9,623 10,552 -8.8 134,627 116,145 15.9
55 Automotive dealers and gasoline service stations 976 946 3.2 D 1,902,253 N (10k-24999) 7,903 N D 142,718 N
56 Apparel and accessory stores 438 502 -12.7 D 223,843 N (1000-2499) 2,712 N D 25,734 N
57 Home furniture, furnishings, and equipment stores 521 424 22.9 352,241 274,709 28.2 3,018 2,368 27.4 50,761 36,337 39.7
58 Eating and drinking places 2,569 2,241 14.6 D 681,685 N (25k-49999) 24,739 N D 174,732 N
59 Miscellaneous retail 1,670 1,509 10.7 821,301 688,430 19.3 8,730 7,260 20.2 116,090 86,216 34.7
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 7,387 6,808 8.5 8,014,759 6,246,712 28.3 75,840 64,398 17.8 919,324 697,353 31.8
52 Building materials, hardware, garden supply, and mobile home dealers 451 383 17.8 619,502 457,137 35.5 3,579 2,662 34.4 67,933 45,073 50.7
521 Lumber and other building materials dealers 186 149 24.8 D 274,809 N (1000-2499) 1,286 N D 25,061 N
523 Paint, glass, and wallpaper stores 59 51 15.7 D 31,473 N (100-249) 229 N D r N
525 Hardware stores 137 133 3.0 126,898 99,812 27.1 1,110 963 15.3 16,496 10,838 52.2
526 Retail nurseries, lawn and garden supply stores 34 28 21.4 D 13,347 N (100-249) 118 N D 1,483 N
527 Mobile home dealers 35 24 45.8 61,344 40,306 52.2 265 134 97.8 5,782 3,713 55.7
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 147 150 -2.0 1,140,835 737,110 54.8 8,228 6,202 32.7 98,109 70,398 39.4
531 Department stores (excluding leased departments) $$ 50 44 13.6 D 514,500 N (5000-9999) 4,747 N D 52,823 N
533 Variety stores 27 40 -32.5 D 27,574 N (100-249) 395 N D 3,666 N
539 Miscellaneous general merchandise stores 70 66 6.1 D 195,036 N (1000-2499) 1,060 N D 13,909 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 615 653 -5.8 1,397,867 1,281,545 9.1 9,623 10,552 -8.8 134,627 116,145 15.9
541 Grocery stores 486 520 -6.5 1,362,576 1,248,341 9.2 9,067 9,889 -8.3 128,615 110,925 15.9
542 Meat and fish (seafood) markets, including freezer provisioners 26 32 -18.8 D 12,054 N (20-99) 118 N D 1,256 N
543 Fruit and vegetable markets 5 4 25.0 2,184 D N 15 (20-99) N 265 D N
544 Candy, nut, and confectionery stores 14 12 16.7 D 2,150 N (20-99) 48 N D 379 N
545 Dairy products stores 0 3 N 0 D N 0 (1-19) N 0 D N
546 Retail bakeries 43 47 -8.5 D 7,897 N (100-249) 290 N D 2,081 N
549 Miscellaneous food stores 41 35 17.1 14,052 9,439 48.9 206 161 28.0 2,144 1,299 65.1
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
55 Automotive dealers and gasoline service stations 976 946 3.2 D 1,902,253 N (10k-24999) 7,903 N D 142,718 N
551 Motor vehicle dealers (new and used) 148 141 5.0 1,519,919 1,112,280 36.6 3,880 3,226 20.3 99,182 80,345 23.4
552 Motor vehicle dealers (used only) 98 63 55.6 149,128 63,625 134.4 423 292 44.9 9,373 4,278 119.1
553 Auto and home supply stores 198 173 14.5 D 108,485 N (1000-2499) 907 N D 16,712 N
554 Gasoline service stations 446 501 -11.0 655,131 521,810 25.5 4,075 3,081 32.3 49,247 34,214 43.9
555 Boat dealers 20 14 42.9 25,060 17,277 45.0 131 101 29.7 2,488 1,296 92.0
556 Recreational vehicle dealers 24 20 20.0 71,628 52,470 36.5 233 170 37.1 5,733 4,188 36.9
557 Motorcycle dealers 25 28 -10.7 38,054 23,922 59.1 156 117 33.3 3,220 1,512 113.0
559 Automotive dealers, not elsewhere classified 17 6 183.3 13,343 2,384 459.7 70 9 677.8 1,038 173 500.0
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 438 502 -12.7 D 223,843 N (1000-2499) 2,712 N D 25,734 N
561 Men's and boys' clothing and accessory stores 20 39 -48.7 8,720 17,889 -51.3 106 187 -43.3 1,189 2,167 -45.1
562 Women's clothing stores 133 181 -26.5 43,804 62,231 -29.6 618 988 -37.4 5,006 6,559 -23.7
563 Women's accessory and specialty stores 21 15 40.0 D 2,364 N (20-99) 41 N D r N
564 Children's and infants' wear stores 14 13 7.7 3,072 1,869 64.4 61 43 41.9 534 178 200.0
565 Family clothing stores 127 122 4.1 103,020 88,414 16.5 1,010 887 13.9 11,722 10,487 11.8
566 Shoe stores 86 101 -14.9 36,326 45,726 -20.6 372 495 -24.8 4,441 5,407 -17.9
569 Miscellaneous apparel and accessory stores 37 33 12.1 D 5,600 N (100-249) 71 N D 644 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 521 424 22.9 352,241 274,709 28.2 3,018 2,368 27.4 50,761 36,337 39.7
571 Home furniture and furnishings stores 282 231 22.1 D 150,156 N (1000-2499) 1,214 N D 21,218 N
572 Household appliance stores 75 66 13.6 68,942 54,053 27.5 447 401 11.5 8,730 6,597 32.3
573 Radio, television, consumer electronics, and music stores 164 127 29.1 D 70,500 N (500-999) 753 N D 8,522 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 2,569 2,241 14.6 D 681,685 N (25k-49999) 24,739 N D 174,732 N
581 Eating and drinking places 2,569 2,241 14.6 D 681,685 N (25k-49999) 24,739 N D 174,732 N
5812 Eating places 1,937 1,599 21.1 D 551,668 N (25k-49999) 21,390 N D 149,563 N
5813 Drinking places (alcoholic beverages) 632 642 -1.6 152,375 130,017 17.2 3,839 3,349 14.6 30,742 25,169 22.1
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
59 Miscellaneous retail 1,670 1,509 10.7 821,301 688,430 19.3 8,730 7,260 20.2 116,090 86,216 34.7
591 Drug stores and proprietary stores 158 166 -4.8 174,421 172,209 1.3 1,205 1,320 -8.7 21,301 19,674 8.3
592 Liquor stores 62 141 -56.0 41,414 55,393 -25.2 215 302 -28.8 2,442 4,294 -43.1
593 Used merchandise stores 135 105 28.6 D 19,980 N (500-999) 376 N D 3,932 N
594 Miscellaneous shopping goods stores 711 618 15.0 324,826 244,083 33.1 3,861 3,112 24.1 44,701 31,104 43.7
596 Nonstore retailers 138 119 16.0 D 98,150 N (500-999) 804 N D 11,289 N
598 Fuel dealers 58 46 26.1 47,999 26,710 79.7 232 173 34.1 4,804 3,101 54.9
599 Retail stores, not elsewhere classified 408 314 29.9 118,350 71,905 64.6 1,677 1,173 43.0 22,106 12,822 72.4
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