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.
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 109,098 -1.5 148,865,467 25.2 1,181,372 8.5 18,094,333 21.7
52 Building materials, hardware, garden supply, and mobile home dealers 3,903 -10.2 7,084,086 27.9 39,965 8.4 858,916 20.7
53 General merchandise stores 2,066 -9.3 15,857,482 30.2 118,200 4.1 1,601,687 14.2
54 Food stores 15,722 -5.0 25,665,064 5.4 203,402 2.9 2,839,156 10.6
55 Automotive dealers and gasoline service stations 9,472 -3.9 35,063,505 37.6 91,581 7.8 2,363,619 23.7
56 Apparel and accessory stores 10,392 -11.0 11,354,971 21.0 91,872 -1.0 1,365,965 18.2
57 Home furniture, furnishings, and equipment stores 7,057 -3.7 8,638,918 30.6 49,705 12.7 993,688 18.3
58 Eating and drinking places 34,593 5.4 15,859,014 24.0 393,546 10.1 4,473,087 25.8
59 Miscellaneous retail 25,893 -0.2 29,342,427 30.1 193,101 20.0 3,598,215 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. "% 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 109,098 -1.5 148,865,467 25.2 1,181,372 8.5 18,094,333 21.7
52 Building materials, hardware, garden supply, and mobile home dealers 3,903 -10.2 7,084,086 27.9 39,965 8.4 858,916 20.7
521 Lumber and other building materials dealers 1,508 -1.8 5,296,285 38.1 26,144 19.7 592,219 33.5
523 Paint, glass, and wallpaper stores 477 -17.6 372,387 5.8 2,405 -10.6 54,301 2.8
525 Hardware stores 1,194 -18.1 752,214 -0.8 7,041 -7.5 120,416 -7.9
526 Retail nurseries, lawn and garden supply stores 587 -5.3 448,361 12.9 3,464 -10.5 70,950 8.3
527 Mobile home dealers 137 -9.9 214,839 9.5 911 9.4 21,030 9.8
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 2,066 -9.3 15,857,482 30.2 118,200 4.1 1,601,687 14.2
531 Department stores (excluding leased departments) $$ 484 -0.4 11,797,964 28.0 94,044 4.3 1,263,219 13.8
533 Variety stores 833 -2.2 D N (5000-9999) N D N
539 Miscellaneous general merchandise stores 749 -20.3 D N (10k-24999) N D N
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 15,722 -5.0 25,665,064 5.4 203,402 2.9 2,839,156 10.6
541 Grocery stores 10,418 -3.0 23,303,931 5.5 176,923 5.2 2,481,591 11.7
542 Meat and fish (seafood) markets, including freezer provisioners 1,175 -18.7 726,975 -11.1 4,902 -16.4 78,463 -8.2
543 Fruit and vegetable markets 654 18.1 354,448 24.3 2,154 6.8 34,459 23.0
544 Candy, nut, and confectionery stores 364 -20.0 100,744 22.3 1,601 -2.1 15,188 16.9
545 Dairy products stores 293 -23.9 97,844 -22.8 1,081 -18.4 11,238 -12.9
546 Retail bakeries 2,021 -9.0 615,703 -6.2 12,555 -19.0 157,812 -2.5
549 Miscellaneous food stores 797 7.0 465,419 53.4 4,186 29.0 60,405 39.6
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 9,472 -3.9 35,063,505 37.6 91,581 7.8 2,363,619 23.7
551 Motor vehicle dealers (new and used) 1,426 1.9 24,670,451 48.9 47,476 12.4 1,624,092 28.1
552 Motor vehicle dealers (used only) 935 6.2 1,032,813 64.0 2,859 18.1 62,394 44.6
553 Auto and home supply stores 1,515 -8.5 1,297,621 14.2 10,086 0.2 220,242 14.9
554 Gasoline service stations 5,017 -6.6 7,111,348 9.3 27,830 2.3 373,039 8.6
555 Boat dealers 263 1.5 362,968 29.2 1,401 0.3 34,553 10.7
556 Recreational vehicle dealers 117 4.5 282,087 53.3 873 11.9 24,879 46.3
557 Motorcycle dealers 151 -4.4 246,468 48.7 873 8.4 20,552 33.6
559 Automotive dealers, not elsewhere classified 48 100.0 59,749 392.2 183 232.7 3,868 233.2
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 10,392 -11.0 11,354,971 21.0 91,872 -1.0 1,365,965 18.2
561 Men's and boys' clothing and accessory stores 1,230 -19.1 1,199,179 3.0 7,738 -24.7 154,798 -12.2
562 Women's clothing stores 3,328 -15.1 3,160,011 -0.6 28,946 -18.3 389,926 0.1
563 Women's accessory and specialty stores 826 -4.8 619,088 32.0 5,267 18.8 90,312 49.1
564 Children's and infants' wear stores 530 -0.4 699,981 52.6 6,664 31.4 78,148 57.2
565 Family clothing stores 1,350 4.8 3,493,493 53.8 25,221 22.4 380,082 62.3
566 Shoe stores 2,446 -17.4 1,771,647 12.2 14,131 0.3 210,483 4.4
569 Miscellaneous apparel and accessory stores 682 14.8 411,572 55.1 3,905 36.0 62,216 42.1
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 7,057 -3.7 8,638,918 30.6 49,705 12.7 993,688 18.3
571 Home furniture and furnishings stores 3,974 -10.2 4,059,593 17.0 27,746 3.5 573,077 8.8
572 Household appliance stores 591 4.2 991,795 15.4 3,843 3.4 88,899 5.4
573 Radio, television, consumer electronics, and music stores 2,492 6.8 3,587,530 57.1 18,116 33.4 331,712 45.1
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 34,593 5.4 15,859,014 24.0 393,546 10.1 4,473,087 25.8
581 Eating and drinking places 34,593 5.4 15,859,014 24.0 393,546 10.1 4,473,087 25.8
5812 Eating places 30,329 8.2 15,080,382 25.3 375,706 10.8 4,297,136 26.6
5813 Drinking places (alcoholic beverages) 4,264 -11.0 778,632 4.1 17,840 -3.7 175,951 7.9
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 25,893 -0.2 29,342,427 30.1 193,101 20.0 3,598,215 32.0
591 Drug stores and proprietary stores 3,751 -8.9 8,597,133 40.9 60,570 40.7 921,379 42.3
592 Liquor stores 2,109 -9.5 1,550,975 12.4 7,338 -6.1 112,531 4.1
593 Used merchandise stores 988 5.2 486,773 28.3 3,974 0.5 86,255 24.3
594 Miscellaneous shopping goods stores 8,460 -6.4 6,872,141 18.4 53,813 8.1 885,577 26.0
596 Nonstore retailers 2,242 15.3 5,108,543 31.0 21,637 11.7 519,594 31.2
598 Fuel dealers 1,069 -0.2 2,423,647 5.7 11,141 -0.3 362,634 7.5
599 Retail stores, not elsewhere classified 7,274 12.0 4,303,215 60.1 34,628 34.3 710,245 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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Source: 1997 Economic Census, Comparative Statistics   - Questions?
Last revised: July 13, 2011