1997 Economic Census:
Comparative Statistics for New Jersey
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 49,551 48,648 1.9 81,672,814 63,109,174 29.4 585,436 522,363 12.1 9,316,914 7,613,038 22.4
52 Building materials, hardware, garden supply, and mobile home dealers 1,670 1,774 -5.9 D 2,693,087 N (10k-24999) 16,017 N D 342,842 N
53 General merchandise stores 820 874 -6.2 8,158,397 6,604,979 23.5 55,993 56,079 -0.2 770,813 729,377 5.7
54 Food stores 6,257 6,364 -1.7 D 13,044,385 N (100,000+) 97,578 N D 1,465,465 N
55 Automotive dealers and gasoline service stations 5,297 5,522 -4.1 D 16,832,363 N (50k-99999) 50,828 N D 1,278,595 N
56 Apparel and accessory stores 4,722 5,497 -14.1 5,171,618 4,688,792 10.3 46,352 48,041 -3.5 608,780 555,260 9.6
57 Home furniture, furnishings, and equipment stores 3,459 3,440 0.6 4,914,098 3,722,805 32.0 25,752 22,619 13.9 540,516 448,998 20.4
58 Eating and drinking places 15,144 13,380 13.2 D 5,590,836 N (100,000+) 152,192 N D 1,517,635 N
59 Miscellaneous retail 12,182 11,797 3.3 14,325,824 9,931,927 44.2 96,170 79,009 21.7 1,739,295 1,274,866 36.4
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 49,551 48,648 1.9 81,672,814 63,109,174 29.4 585,436 522,363 12.1 9,316,914 7,613,038 22.4
52 Building materials, hardware, garden supply, and mobile home dealers 1,670 1,774 -5.9 D 2,693,087 N (10k-24999) 16,017 N D 342,842 N
521 Lumber and other building materials dealers 638 667 -4.3 D 2,054,449 N (10k-24999) 10,383 N D 234,997 N
523 Paint, glass, and wallpaper stores 268 302 -11.3 D 191,237 N (1000-2499) 1,393 N D 31,754 N
525 Hardware stores 412 471 -12.5 309,882 237,126 30.7 2,597 2,296 13.1 48,531 39,691 22.3
526 Retail nurseries, lawn and garden supply stores 344 324 6.2 253,729 205,008 23.8 1,990 1,923 3.5 42,112 35,723 17.9
527 Mobile home dealers 8 10 -20.0 3,166 5,267 -39.9 22 22 0.0 599 677 -11.5
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
53 General merchandise stores 820 874 -6.2 8,158,397 6,604,979 23.5 55,993 56,079 -0.2 770,813 729,377 5.7
531 Department stores (excluding leased departments) $$ 232 249 -6.8 6,201,632 5,111,613 21.3 46,622 46,530 0.2 638,681 608,159 5.0
533 Variety stores 349 322 8.4 261,822 317,016 -17.4 2,696 3,757 -28.2 31,611 44,555 -29.1
539 Miscellaneous general merchandise stores 239 303 -21.1 1,694,943 1,176,350 44.1 6,675 5,792 15.2 100,521 76,663 31.1
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
54 Food stores 6,257 6,364 -1.7 D 13,044,385 N (100,000+) 97,578 N D 1,465,465 N
541 Grocery stores 4,181 4,122 1.4 13,328,896 12,199,052 9.3 96,963 84,615 14.6 1,512,681 1,315,147 15.0
542 Meat and fish (seafood) markets, including freezer provisioners 326 436 -25.2 D 242,941 N (1000-2499) 1,849 N D 25,980 N
543 Fruit and vegetable markets 195 164 18.9 149,432 101,675 47.0 1,094 750 45.9 18,708 r 63.6
544 Candy, nut, and confectionery stores 186 244 -23.8 D 66,617 N (500-999) 1,090 N D 11,873 N
545 Dairy products stores 69 102 -32.4 12,773 20,990 -39.1 184 281 -34.5 1,553 2,863 -45.8
546 Retail bakeries 943 994 -5.1 355,465 324,356 9.6 7,073 7,948 -11.0 93,037 84,902 9.6
549 Miscellaneous food stores 357 314 13.7 179,423 113,653 57.9 1,999 1,143 74.9 26,264 15,160 73.2
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
55 Automotive dealers and gasoline service stations 5,297 5,522 -4.1 D 16,832,363 N (50k-99999) 50,828 N D 1,278,595 N
551 Motor vehicle dealers (new and used) 777 816 -4.8 17,674,835 11,726,934 50.7 30,075 25,862 16.3 1,146,273 872,053 31.4
552 Motor vehicle dealers (used only) 464 345 34.5 598,414 294,574 103.1 1,317 925 42.4 34,487 20,797 65.8
553 Auto and home supply stores 777 850 -8.6 D 659,347 N (5000-9999) 5,833 N D 120,450 N
554 Gasoline service stations 3,006 3,259 -7.8 4,529,452 3,838,403 18.0 16,781 16,814 -0.2 249,005 230,382 8.1
555 Boat dealers 149 142 4.9 294,712 153,584 91.9 1,032 704 46.6 26,593 17,450 52.4
556 Recreational vehicle dealers 34 32 6.2 89,728 D N 279 (100-249) N 8,147 D N
557 Motorcycle dealers 78 71 9.9 143,716 86,590 66.0 530 392 35.2 14,887 9,134 63.0
559 Automotive dealers, not elsewhere classified 12 7 71.4 18,555 D N 79 (20-99) N 2,837 D 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
56 Apparel and accessory stores 4,722 5,497 -14.1 5,171,618 4,688,792 10.3 46,352 48,041 -3.5 608,780 555,260 9.6
561 Men's and boys' clothing and accessory stores 497 697 -28.7 485,158 495,241 -2.0 3,409 4,611 -26.1 62,705 69,284 -9.5
562 Women's clothing stores 1,507 1,892 -20.3 1,388,853 1,606,500 -13.5 14,322 19,747 -27.5 170,150 189,645 -10.3
563 Women's accessory and specialty stores 348 388 -10.3 210,692 201,369 4.6 2,128 2,361 -9.9 29,520 27,952 5.6
564 Children's and infants' wear stores 314 299 5.0 399,415 249,627 60.0 3,370 2,670 26.2 40,396 25,853 56.3
565 Family clothing stores 574 539 6.5 1,642,508 1,238,831 32.6 13,960 10,083 38.5 179,246 129,390 38.5
566 Shoe stores 1,147 1,377 -16.7 835,568 782,471 6.8 7,044 7,367 -4.4 95,334 98,398 -3.1
569 Miscellaneous apparel and accessory stores 335 305 9.8 209,424 121,984 71.7 2,119 1,265 67.5 31,429 r 101.4
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 3,459 3,440 0.6 4,914,098 3,722,805 32.0 25,752 22,619 13.9 540,516 448,998 20.4
571 Home furniture and furnishings stores 2,075 2,127 -2.4 2,277,577 2,013,128 13.1 14,066 13,831 1.7 305,696 279,798 9.3
572 Household appliance stores 272 268 1.5 562,668 516,757 8.9 2,161 2,012 7.4 48,601 50,393 -3.6
573 Radio, television, consumer electronics, and music stores 1,112 1,045 6.4 2,073,853 1,192,920 73.8 9,525 6,776 40.6 186,219 118,807 56.7
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
58 Eating and drinking places 15,144 13,380 13.2 D 5,590,836 N (100,000+) 152,192 N D 1,517,635 N
581 Eating and drinking places 15,144 13,380 13.2 D 5,590,836 N (100,000+) 152,192 N D 1,517,635 N
5812 Eating places 13,373 11,464 16.7 D 5,188,125 N (100,000+) 143,554 N D 1,437,031 N
5813 Drinking places (alcoholic beverages) 1,771 1,916 -7.6 414,727 402,711 3.0 8,218 8,638 -4.9 86,846 80,604 7.7
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
59 Miscellaneous retail 12,182 11,797 3.3 14,325,824 9,931,927 44.2 96,170 79,009 21.7 1,739,295 1,274,866 36.4
591 Drug stores and proprietary stores 1,685 1,698 -0.8 4,088,820 2,692,909 51.8 27,917 20,254 37.8 486,579 312,411 55.7
592 Liquor stores 1,666 1,663 0.2 1,503,805 1,287,025 16.8 8,298 8,212 1.0 118,297 106,653 10.9
593 Used merchandise stores 302 278 8.6 D 92,771 N (1000-2499) 1,345 N D 16,662 N
594 Miscellaneous shopping goods stores 3,918 3,925 -0.2 3,201,327 2,403,224 33.2 25,421 23,085 10.1 385,420 300,057 28.4
596 Nonstore retailers 1,071 878 22.0 D 1,591,584 N (10k-24999) 9,919 N D 220,698 N
598 Fuel dealers 416 466 -10.7 D 893,246 N (2500-4999) 4,499 N D 136,199 N
599 Retail stores, not elsewhere classified 3,124 2,889 8.1 1,482,492 971,168 52.7 14,871 11,695 27.2 258,442 182,186 41.9
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