1997 Economic Census:
Comparative Statistics for New Hampshire
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 8,776 8,594 2.1 16,264,348 11,099,193 46.5 117,518 97,133 21.0 1,687,429 1,261,477 33.8
52 Building materials, hardware, garden supply, and mobile home dealers 446 477 -6.5 D 677,658 N (5000-9999) 4,383 N D 86,453 N
53 General merchandise stores 242 261 -7.3 2,062,754 1,497,033 37.8 14,448 11,418 26.5 178,891 141,443 26.5
54 Food stores 1,025 1,052 -2.6 2,870,256 2,408,522 19.2 21,016 18,182 15.6 231,424 218,132 6.1
55 Automotive dealers and gasoline service stations 1,062 1,024 3.7 D 2,652,831 N (10k-24999) 9,605 N D 215,290 N
56 Apparel and accessory stores 724 856 -15.4 D 616,781 N (5000-9999) 6,654 N D 66,241 N
57 Home furniture, furnishings, and equipment stores 699 645 8.4 917,463 489,135 87.6 5,271 3,357 57.0 105,286 59,060 78.3
58 Eating and drinking places 2,340 2,138 9.4 1,109,352 878,373 26.3 34,318 28,555 20.2 327,269 245,806 33.1
59 Miscellaneous retail 2,238 2,141 4.5 2,891,670 1,878,860 53.9 18,471 14,979 23.3 324,858 229,052 41.8
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 8,776 8,594 2.1 16,264,348 11,099,193 46.5 117,518 97,133 21.0 1,687,429 1,261,477 33.8
52 Building materials, hardware, garden supply, and mobile home dealers 446 477 -6.5 D 677,658 N (5000-9999) 4,383 N D 86,453 N
521 Lumber and other building materials dealers 158 185 -14.6 D 501,857 N (2500-4999) 2,827 N D 59,797 N
523 Paint, glass, and wallpaper stores 67 65 3.1 45,740 38,837 17.8 342 289 18.3 6,685 6,040 10.7
525 Hardware stores 117 140 -16.4 86,445 81,564 6.0 848 897 -5.5 13,474 13,196 2.1
526 Retail nurseries, lawn and garden supply stores 82 65 26.2 60,169 41,794 44.0 457 303 50.8 9,727 6,212 56.6
527 Mobile home dealers 22 22 0.0 31,871 13,606 134.2 88 67 31.3 2,153 1,208 78.2
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 242 261 -7.3 2,062,754 1,497,033 37.8 14,448 11,418 26.5 178,891 141,443 26.5
531 Department stores (excluding leased departments) $$ 81 78 3.8 1,508,352 979,877 53.9 11,529 8,390 37.4 141,147 101,177 39.5
533 Variety stores 51 51 0.0 D 24,172 N (100-249) 260 N D r N
539 Miscellaneous general merchandise stores 110 123 -10.6 D 490,150 N (2500-4999) 2,742 N D 37,596 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 1,025 1,052 -2.6 2,870,256 2,408,522 19.2 21,016 18,182 15.6 231,424 218,132 6.1
541 Grocery stores 743 813 -8.6 D 2,318,795 N (10k-24999) 16,509 N D 201,708 N
542 Meat and fish (seafood) markets, including freezer provisioners 22 31 -29.0 D 29,241 N (100-249) 292 N D 3,255 N
543 Fruit and vegetable markets 7 6 16.7 D D N (20-99) (20-99) N D D N
544 Candy, nut, and confectionery stores 46 40 15.0 D 7,457 N (250-499) 176 N D 1,310 N
545 Dairy products stores 8 14 -42.9 D D N (1-19) (1-19) N D D N
546 Retail bakeries 149 125 19.2 D 43,303 N (1000-2499) 1,146 N D r N
549 Miscellaneous food stores 50 35 42.9 D 11,838 N (100-249) 167 N D r 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 1,062 1,024 3.7 D 2,652,831 N (10k-24999) 9,605 N D 215,290 N
551 Motor vehicle dealers (new and used) 195 177 10.2 3,343,593 1,763,533 89.6 6,629 4,889 35.6 221,140 139,710 58.3
552 Motor vehicle dealers (used only) 141 94 50.0 242,066 72,745 232.8 679 289 134.9 18,301 r 171.8
553 Auto and home supply stores 145 137 5.8 D 98,256 N (1000-2499) 788 N D 16,357 N
554 Gasoline service stations 482 524 -8.0 770,643 600,613 28.3 3,347 3,074 8.9 45,871 39,225 16.9
555 Boat dealers 33 28 17.9 56,865 39,344 44.5 199 184 8.2 6,444 4,870 32.3
556 Recreational vehicle dealers 26 28 -7.1 77,064 44,199 74.4 231 165 40.0 7,907 4,368 81.0
557 Motorcycle dealers 29 32 -9.4 72,817 35,590 104.6 267 200 33.5 8,767 4,071 115.4
559 Automotive dealers, not elsewhere classified 11 13 -15.4 22,588 5,785 290.5 67 39 71.8 2,038 r 233.0
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 724 856 -15.4 D 616,781 N (5000-9999) 6,654 N D 66,241 N
561 Men's and boys' clothing and accessory stores 57 79 -27.8 48,044 48,570 -1.1 427 492 -13.2 5,767 6,034 -4.4
562 Women's clothing stores 211 263 -19.8 139,898 166,431 -15.9 1,634 2,188 -25.3 15,220 18,273 -16.7
563 Women's accessory and specialty stores 55 41 34.1 D 15,548 N (250-499) 227 N D 2,058 N
564 Children's and infants' wear stores 32 45 -28.9 26,628 19,855 34.1 257 255 0.8 2,495 1,879 32.8
565 Family clothing stores 137 149 -8.1 298,455 237,190 25.8 2,589 2,264 14.4 26,850 23,128 16.1
566 Shoe stores 191 246 -22.4 126,049 120,581 4.5 1,047 1,128 -7.2 14,633 13,778 6.2
569 Miscellaneous apparel and accessory stores 41 35 17.1 D 9,221 N (100-249) 105 N D r 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 699 645 8.4 917,463 489,135 87.6 5,271 3,357 57.0 105,286 59,060 78.3
571 Home furniture and furnishings stores 380 377 0.8 D 254,367 N (2500-4999) 1,964 N D 33,597 N
572 Household appliance stores 63 49 28.6 75,951 48,397 56.9 365 289 26.3 9,073 6,780 33.8
573 Radio, television, consumer electronics, and music stores 256 219 16.9 D 186,371 N (1000-2499) 1,104 N D 18,683 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 2,340 2,138 9.4 1,109,352 878,373 26.3 34,318 28,555 20.2 327,269 245,806 33.1
581 Eating and drinking places 2,340 2,138 9.4 1,109,352 878,373 26.3 34,318 28,555 20.2 327,269 245,806 33.1
5812 Eating places 2,282 2,072 10.1 1,091,912 861,445 26.8 33,825 27,981 20.9 323,046 241,291 33.9
5813 Drinking places (alcoholic beverages) 58 66 -12.1 17,440 16,928 3.0 493 574 -14.1 4,223 4,515 -6.5
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 2,238 2,141 4.5 2,891,670 1,878,860 53.9 18,471 14,979 23.3 324,858 229,052 41.8
591 Drug stores and proprietary stores 193 223 -13.5 464,400 364,752 27.3 3,548 2,914 21.8 50,712 43,678 16.1
592 Liquor stores 81 78 3.8 D 180,800 N (500-999) 741 N D 7,595 N
593 Used merchandise stores 130 115 13.0 D 25,929 N (250-499) 321 N D 3,566 N
594 Miscellaneous shopping goods stores 926 911 1.6 D 452,819 N (5000-9999) 5,219 N D 57,300 N
596 Nonstore retailers 218 207 5.3 811,018 382,868 111.8 2,870 2,102 36.5 89,796 47,706 88.2
598 Fuel dealers 158 168 -6.0 D 337,566 N (1000-2499) 1,817 N D 44,304 N
599 Retail stores, not elsewhere classified 532 439 21.2 D 134,126 N (2500-4999) 1,865 N D 24,903 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