1997 Economic Census:
Comparative Statistics for New York
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 109,098 110,771 -1.5 148,865,467 118,885,698 25.2 1,181,372 1,088,429 8.5 18,094,333 14,867,302 21.7
52 Building materials, hardware, garden supply, and mobile home dealers 3,903 4,344 -10.2 7,084,086 5,538,307 27.9 39,965 36,852 8.4 858,916 711,875 20.7
53 General merchandise stores 2,066 2,278 -9.3 15,857,482 12,176,418 30.2 118,200 113,546 4.1 1,601,687 1,401,986 14.2
54 Food stores 15,722 16,544 -5.0 25,665,064 24,358,709 5.4 203,402 197,759 2.9 2,839,156 2,566,125 10.6
55 Automotive dealers and gasoline service stations 9,472 9,855 -3.9 35,063,505 25,475,073 37.6 91,581 84,963 7.8 2,363,619 1,910,284 23.7
56 Apparel and accessory stores 10,392 11,680 -11.0 11,354,971 9,387,863 21.0 91,872 92,763 -1.0 1,365,965 1,155,707 18.2
57 Home furniture, furnishings, and equipment stores 7,057 7,326 -3.7 8,638,918 6,612,998 30.6 49,705 44,100 12.7 993,688 839,744 18.3
58 Eating and drinking places 34,593 32,812 5.4 15,859,014 12,787,608 24.0 393,546 357,504 10.1 4,473,087 3,556,508 25.8
59 Miscellaneous retail 25,893 25,932 -0.2 29,342,427 22,548,722 30.1 193,101 160,942 20.0 3,598,215 2,725,073 32.0
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 109,098 110,771 -1.5 148,865,467 118,885,698 25.2 1,181,372 1,088,429 8.5 18,094,333 14,867,302 21.7
52 Building materials, hardware, garden supply, and mobile home dealers 3,903 4,344 -10.2 7,084,086 5,538,307 27.9 39,965 36,852 8.4 858,916 711,875 20.7
521 Lumber and other building materials dealers 1,508 1,535 -1.8 5,296,285 3,834,975 38.1 26,144 21,848 19.7 592,219 443,579 33.5
523 Paint, glass, and wallpaper stores 477 579 -17.6 372,387 351,889 5.8 2,405 2,689 -10.6 54,301 52,838 2.8
525 Hardware stores 1,194 1,458 -18.1 752,214 758,306 -0.8 7,041 7,613 -7.5 120,416 130,763 -7.9
526 Retail nurseries, lawn and garden supply stores 587 620 -5.3 448,361 397,017 12.9 3,464 3,869 -10.5 70,950 65,539 8.3
527 Mobile home dealers 137 152 -9.9 214,839 196,120 9.5 911 833 9.4 21,030 19,156 9.8
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 2,066 2,278 -9.3 15,857,482 12,176,418 30.2 118,200 113,546 4.1 1,601,687 1,401,986 14.2
531 Department stores (excluding leased departments) $$ 484 486 -0.4 11,797,964 9,215,735 28.0 94,044 90,153 4.3 1,263,219 1,110,232 13.8
533 Variety stores 833 852 -2.2 D 829,686 N (5000-9999) 10,244 N D 116,264 N
539 Miscellaneous general merchandise stores 749 940 -20.3 D 2,130,997 N (10k-24999) 13,149 N D 175,490 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 15,722 16,544 -5.0 25,665,064 24,358,709 5.4 203,402 197,759 2.9 2,839,156 2,566,125 10.6
541 Grocery stores 10,418 10,740 -3.0 23,303,931 22,086,498 5.5 176,923 168,170 5.2 2,481,591 2,221,605 11.7
542 Meat and fish (seafood) markets, including freezer provisioners 1,175 1,445 -18.7 726,975 818,096 -11.1 4,902 5,861 -16.4 78,463 85,440 -8.2
543 Fruit and vegetable markets 654 554 18.1 354,448 285,257 24.3 2,154 2,016 6.8 34,459 28,025 23.0
544 Candy, nut, and confectionery stores 364 455 -20.0 100,744 82,369 22.3 1,601 1,635 -2.1 15,188 12,995 16.9
545 Dairy products stores 293 385 -23.9 97,844 126,796 -22.8 1,081 1,325 -18.4 11,238 12,899 -12.9
546 Retail bakeries 2,021 2,220 -9.0 615,703 656,335 -6.2 12,555 15,507 -19.0 157,812 161,876 -2.5
549 Miscellaneous food stores 797 745 7.0 465,419 303,358 53.4 4,186 3,245 29.0 60,405 43,285 39.6
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 9,472 9,855 -3.9 35,063,505 25,475,073 37.6 91,581 84,963 7.8 2,363,619 1,910,284 23.7
551 Motor vehicle dealers (new and used) 1,426 1,399 1.9 24,670,451 16,567,000 48.9 47,476 42,254 12.4 1,624,092 1,267,739 28.1
552 Motor vehicle dealers (used only) 935 880 6.2 1,032,813 629,781 64.0 2,859 2,420 18.1 62,394 43,146 44.6
553 Auto and home supply stores 1,515 1,656 -8.5 1,297,621 1,136,317 14.2 10,086 10,070 0.2 220,242 191,621 14.9
554 Gasoline service stations 5,017 5,371 -6.6 7,111,348 6,503,395 9.3 27,830 27,207 2.3 373,039 343,616 8.6
555 Boat dealers 263 259 1.5 362,968 280,924 29.2 1,401 1,397 0.3 34,553 31,214 10.7
556 Recreational vehicle dealers 117 112 4.5 282,087 184,022 53.3 873 780 11.9 24,879 17,008 46.3
557 Motorcycle dealers 151 158 -4.4 246,468 165,717 48.7 873 805 8.4 20,552 15,384 33.6
559 Automotive dealers, not elsewhere classified 48 24 100.0 59,749 12,138 392.2 183 55 232.7 3,868 r 233.2
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
56 Apparel and accessory stores 10,392 11,680 -11.0 11,354,971 9,387,863 21.0 91,872 92,763 -1.0 1,365,965 1,155,707 18.2
561 Men's and boys' clothing and accessory stores 1,230 1,520 -19.1 1,199,179 1,163,899 3.0 7,738 10,273 -24.7 154,798 176,225 -12.2
562 Women's clothing stores 3,328 3,918 -15.1 3,160,011 3,180,567 -0.6 28,946 35,432 -18.3 389,926 389,642 0.1
563 Women's accessory and specialty stores 826 868 -4.8 619,088 469,028 32.0 5,267 4,432 18.8 90,312 60,585 49.1
564 Children's and infants' wear stores 530 532 -0.4 699,981 458,805 52.6 6,664 5,072 31.4 78,148 49,704 57.2
565 Family clothing stores 1,350 1,288 4.8 3,493,493 2,271,881 53.8 25,221 20,601 22.4 380,082 234,127 62.3
566 Shoe stores 2,446 2,960 -17.4 1,771,647 1,578,322 12.2 14,131 14,082 0.3 210,483 201,626 4.4
569 Miscellaneous apparel and accessory stores 682 594 14.8 411,572 265,361 55.1 3,905 2,871 36.0 62,216 43,798 42.1
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
57 Home furniture, furnishings, and equipment stores 7,057 7,326 -3.7 8,638,918 6,612,998 30.6 49,705 44,100 12.7 993,688 839,744 18.3
571 Home furniture and furnishings stores 3,974 4,425 -10.2 4,059,593 3,470,253 17.0 27,746 26,799 3.5 573,077 526,762 8.8
572 Household appliance stores 591 567 4.2 991,795 859,628 15.4 3,843 3,717 3.4 88,899 84,377 5.4
573 Radio, television, consumer electronics, and music stores 2,492 2,334 6.8 3,587,530 2,283,117 57.1 18,116 13,584 33.4 331,712 228,605 45.1
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
58 Eating and drinking places 34,593 32,812 5.4 15,859,014 12,787,608 24.0 393,546 357,504 10.1 4,473,087 3,556,508 25.8
581 Eating and drinking places 34,593 32,812 5.4 15,859,014 12,787,608 24.0 393,546 357,504 10.1 4,473,087 3,556,508 25.8
5812 Eating places 30,329 28,020 8.2 15,080,382 12,039,892 25.3 375,706 338,988 10.8 4,297,136 3,393,496 26.6
5813 Drinking places (alcoholic beverages) 4,264 4,792 -11.0 778,632 747,716 4.1 17,840 18,516 -3.7 175,951 163,012 7.9
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 25,893 25,932 -0.2 29,342,427 22,548,722 30.1 193,101 160,942 20.0 3,598,215 2,725,073 32.0
591 Drug stores and proprietary stores 3,751 4,119 -8.9 8,597,133 6,101,534 40.9 60,570 43,047 40.7 921,379 647,389 42.3
592 Liquor stores 2,109 2,330 -9.5 1,550,975 1,379,428 12.4 7,338 7,813 -6.1 112,531 108,118 4.1
593 Used merchandise stores 988 939 5.2 486,773 379,365 28.3 3,974 3,954 0.5 86,255 69,412 24.3
594 Miscellaneous shopping goods stores 8,460 9,034 -6.4 6,872,141 5,806,237 18.4 53,813 49,797 8.1 885,577 702,996 26.0
596 Nonstore retailers 2,242 1,944 15.3 5,108,543 3,901,087 31.0 21,637 19,372 11.7 519,594 396,074 31.2
598 Fuel dealers 1,069 1,071 -0.2 2,423,647 2,293,744 5.7 11,141 11,171 -0.3 362,634 337,355 7.5
599 Retail stores, not elsewhere classified 7,274 6,495 12.0 4,303,215 2,687,327 60.1 34,628 25,788 34.3 710,245 463,729 53.2
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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Last revised: July 13, 2011