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.
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 49,551 1.9 81,672,814 29.4 585,436 12.1 9,316,914 22.4
52 Building materials, hardware, garden supply, and mobile home dealers 1,670 -5.9 D N (10k-24999) N D N
53 General merchandise stores 820 -6.2 8,158,397 23.5 55,993 -0.2 770,813 5.7
54 Food stores 6,257 -1.7 D N (100,000+) N D N
55 Automotive dealers and gasoline service stations 5,297 -4.1 D N (50k-99999) N D N
56 Apparel and accessory stores 4,722 -14.1 5,171,618 10.3 46,352 -3.5 608,780 9.6
57 Home furniture, furnishings, and equipment stores 3,459 0.6 4,914,098 32.0 25,752 13.9 540,516 20.4
58 Eating and drinking places 15,144 13.2 D N (100,000+) N D N
59 Miscellaneous retail 12,182 3.3 14,325,824 44.2 96,170 21.7 1,739,295 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. "% 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 49,551 1.9 81,672,814 29.4 585,436 12.1 9,316,914 22.4
52 Building materials, hardware, garden supply, and mobile home dealers 1,670 -5.9 D N (10k-24999) N D N
521 Lumber and other building materials dealers 638 -4.3 D N (10k-24999) N D N
523 Paint, glass, and wallpaper stores 268 -11.3 D N (1000-2499) N D N
525 Hardware stores 412 -12.5 309,882 30.7 2,597 13.1 48,531 22.3
526 Retail nurseries, lawn and garden supply stores 344 6.2 253,729 23.8 1,990 3.5 42,112 17.9
527 Mobile home dealers 8 -20.0 3,166 -39.9 22 0.0 599 -11.5
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 820 -6.2 8,158,397 23.5 55,993 -0.2 770,813 5.7
531 Department stores (excluding leased departments) $$ 232 -6.8 6,201,632 21.3 46,622 0.2 638,681 5.0
533 Variety stores 349 8.4 261,822 -17.4 2,696 -28.2 31,611 -29.1
539 Miscellaneous general merchandise stores 239 -21.1 1,694,943 44.1 6,675 15.2 100,521 31.1
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 6,257 -1.7 D N (100,000+) N D N
541 Grocery stores 4,181 1.4 13,328,896 9.3 96,963 14.6 1,512,681 15.0
542 Meat and fish (seafood) markets, including freezer provisioners 326 -25.2 D N (1000-2499) N D N
543 Fruit and vegetable markets 195 18.9 149,432 47.0 1,094 45.9 18,708 63.6
544 Candy, nut, and confectionery stores 186 -23.8 D N (500-999) N D N
545 Dairy products stores 69 -32.4 12,773 -39.1 184 -34.5 1,553 -45.8
546 Retail bakeries 943 -5.1 355,465 9.6 7,073 -11.0 93,037 9.6
549 Miscellaneous food stores 357 13.7 179,423 57.9 1,999 74.9 26,264 73.2
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 5,297 -4.1 D N (50k-99999) N D N
551 Motor vehicle dealers (new and used) 777 -4.8 17,674,835 50.7 30,075 16.3 1,146,273 31.4
552 Motor vehicle dealers (used only) 464 34.5 598,414 103.1 1,317 42.4 34,487 65.8
553 Auto and home supply stores 777 -8.6 D N (5000-9999) N D N
554 Gasoline service stations 3,006 -7.8 4,529,452 18.0 16,781 -0.2 249,005 8.1
555 Boat dealers 149 4.9 294,712 91.9 1,032 46.6 26,593 52.4
556 Recreational vehicle dealers 34 6.2 89,728 N 279 N 8,147 N
557 Motorcycle dealers 78 9.9 143,716 66.0 530 35.2 14,887 63.0
559 Automotive dealers, not elsewhere classified 12 71.4 18,555 N 79 N 2,837 N
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 4,722 -14.1 5,171,618 10.3 46,352 -3.5 608,780 9.6
561 Men's and boys' clothing and accessory stores 497 -28.7 485,158 -2.0 3,409 -26.1 62,705 -9.5
562 Women's clothing stores 1,507 -20.3 1,388,853 -13.5 14,322 -27.5 170,150 -10.3
563 Women's accessory and specialty stores 348 -10.3 210,692 4.6 2,128 -9.9 29,520 5.6
564 Children's and infants' wear stores 314 5.0 399,415 60.0 3,370 26.2 40,396 56.3
565 Family clothing stores 574 6.5 1,642,508 32.6 13,960 38.5 179,246 38.5
566 Shoe stores 1,147 -16.7 835,568 6.8 7,044 -4.4 95,334 -3.1
569 Miscellaneous apparel and accessory stores 335 9.8 209,424 71.7 2,119 67.5 31,429 101.4
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 3,459 0.6 4,914,098 32.0 25,752 13.9 540,516 20.4
571 Home furniture and furnishings stores 2,075 -2.4 2,277,577 13.1 14,066 1.7 305,696 9.3
572 Household appliance stores 272 1.5 562,668 8.9 2,161 7.4 48,601 -3.6
573 Radio, television, consumer electronics, and music stores 1,112 6.4 2,073,853 73.8 9,525 40.6 186,219 56.7
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 15,144 13.2 D N (100,000+) N D N
581 Eating and drinking places 15,144 13.2 D N (100,000+) N D N
5812 Eating places 13,373 16.7 D N (100,000+) N D N
5813 Drinking places (alcoholic beverages) 1,771 -7.6 414,727 3.0 8,218 -4.9 86,846 7.7
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 12,182 3.3 14,325,824 44.2 96,170 21.7 1,739,295 36.4
591 Drug stores and proprietary stores 1,685 -0.8 4,088,820 51.8 27,917 37.8 486,579 55.7
592 Liquor stores 1,666 0.2 1,503,805 16.8 8,298 1.0 118,297 10.9
593 Used merchandise stores 302 8.6 D N (1000-2499) N D N
594 Miscellaneous shopping goods stores 3,918 -0.2 3,201,327 33.2 25,421 10.1 385,420 28.4
596 Nonstore retailers 1,071 22.0 D N (10k-24999) N D N
598 Fuel dealers 416 -10.7 D N (2500-4999) N D N
599 Retail stores, not elsewhere classified 3,124 8.1 1,482,492 52.7 14,871 27.2 258,442 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