1997 Economic Census:
Comparative Statistics for Pennsylvania
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 70,702 71,652 -1.3 113,092,636 87,787,842 28.8 940,957 861,565 9.2 12,505,713 10,042,888 24.5
52 Building materials, hardware, garden supply, and mobile home dealers 3,158 3,333 -5.3 D 4,188,235 N (25k-49999) 28,925 N D 517,611 N
53 General merchandise stores 1,578 1,631 -3.2 12,655,092 10,166,652 24.5 105,121 101,242 3.8 1,195,365 1,134,097 5.4
54 Food stores 7,510 8,368 -10.3 18,967,596 17,500,521 8.4 160,570 153,974 4.3 1,976,721 1,691,188 16.9
55 Automotive dealers and gasoline service stations 8,773 9,083 -3.4 33,574,026 23,408,899 43.4 102,334 91,052 12.4 2,309,189 1,748,261 32.1
56 Apparel and accessory stores 5,568 6,732 -17.3 D 4,540,846 N (25k-49999) 51,616 N D 511,440 N
57 Home furniture, furnishings, and equipment stores 4,776 4,773 0.1 4,934,768 3,754,946 31.4 32,980 28,859 14.3 608,330 465,000 30.8
58 Eating and drinking places 22,102 21,063 4.9 9,732,688 8,177,872 19.0 313,215 282,212 11.0 2,672,549 2,123,609 25.8
59 Miscellaneous retail 17,237 16,669 3.4 22,133,780 16,049,871 37.9 140,449 123,685 13.6 2,469,583 1,851,682 33.4
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 70,702 71,652 -1.3 113,092,636 87,787,842 28.8 940,957 861,565 9.2 12,505,713 10,042,888 24.5
52 Building materials, hardware, garden supply, and mobile home dealers 3,158 3,333 -5.3 D 4,188,235 N (25k-49999) 28,925 N D 517,611 N
521 Lumber and other building materials dealers 1,186 1,213 -2.2 4,391,411 2,875,402 52.7 23,998 16,846 42.5 478,435 336,704 42.1
523 Paint, glass, and wallpaper stores 432 462 -6.5 D 252,608 N (1000-2499) 1,963 N D 32,758 N
525 Hardware stores 740 912 -18.9 582,939 499,922 16.6 6,248 5,612 11.3 83,680 73,350 14.1
526 Retail nurseries, lawn and garden supply stores 612 577 6.1 451,398 347,952 29.7 3,891 3,389 14.8 68,903 52,391 31.5
527 Mobile home dealers 188 169 11.2 314,209 212,351 48.0 1,234 1,115 10.7 30,953 22,408 38.1
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
53 General merchandise stores 1,578 1,631 -3.2 12,655,092 10,166,652 24.5 105,121 101,242 3.8 1,195,365 1,134,097 5.4
531 Department stores (excluding leased departments) $$ 534 566 -5.7 D 8,289,766 N (50k-99999) 85,592 N D 969,503 N
533 Variety stores 698 667 4.6 519,727 545,495 -4.7 5,862 7,476 -21.6 55,785 69,899 -20.2
539 Miscellaneous general merchandise stores 346 398 -13.1 D 1,331,391 N (5000-9999) 8,174 N D 94,695 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 7,510 8,368 -10.3 18,967,596 17,500,521 8.4 160,570 153,974 4.3 1,976,721 1,691,188 16.9
541 Grocery stores 5,090 5,632 -9.6 17,895,273 16,497,937 8.5 144,715 136,311 6.2 1,804,325 1,536,787 17.4
542 Meat and fish (seafood) markets, including freezer provisioners 483 597 -19.1 360,001 378,085 -4.8 3,002 3,362 -10.7 42,105 38,945 8.1
543 Fruit and vegetable markets 204 215 -5.1 128,092 114,480 11.9 1,172 1,176 -0.3 12,985 12,138 7.0
544 Candy, nut, and confectionery stores 292 346 -15.6 80,347 69,011 16.4 1,917 1,874 2.3 13,852 11,479 20.7
545 Dairy products stores 131 164 -20.1 36,138 38,863 -7.0 508 605 -16.0 4,325 4,835 -10.5
546 Retail bakeries 892 1,000 -10.8 278,742 265,449 5.0 7,051 8,840 -20.2 72,446 69,780 3.8
549 Miscellaneous food stores 418 383 9.1 189,003 122,908 53.8 2,205 1,714 28.6 26,683 r 68.3
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 8,773 9,083 -3.4 33,574,026 23,408,899 43.4 102,334 91,052 12.4 2,309,189 1,748,261 32.1
551 Motor vehicle dealers (new and used) 1,526 1,566 -2.6 23,163,844 15,587,492 48.6 51,765 45,598 13.5 1,543,573 1,170,399 31.9
552 Motor vehicle dealers (used only) 1,055 868 21.5 1,487,011 768,132 93.6 4,233 2,967 42.7 93,940 50,841 84.8
553 Auto and home supply stores 1,578 1,493 5.7 1,287,459 1,005,860 28.0 11,146 9,299 19.9 219,018 157,032 39.5
554 Gasoline service stations 4,177 4,744 -12.0 6,879,299 5,568,222 23.5 32,143 30,807 4.3 381,694 323,654 17.9
555 Boat dealers 101 104 -2.9 126,418 94,350 34.0 620 524 18.3 13,034 10,520 23.9
556 Recreational vehicle dealers 118 122 -3.3 282,863 197,409 43.3 933 790 18.1 25,565 17,093 49.6
557 Motorcycle dealers 175 167 4.8 304,552 176,283 72.8 1,327 995 33.4 29,114 17,212 69.1
559 Automotive dealers, not elsewhere classified 43 19 126.3 42,580 11,151 281.8 167 72 131.9 3,251 1,510 115.3
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 5,568 6,732 -17.3 D 4,540,846 N (25k-49999) 51,616 N D 511,440 N
561 Men's and boys' clothing and accessory stores 561 739 -24.1 508,705 488,792 4.1 4,447 5,044 -11.8 69,591 70,994 -2.0
562 Women's clothing stores 1,685 2,289 -26.4 1,311,924 1,458,863 -10.1 14,930 19,834 -24.7 156,720 165,402 -5.2
563 Women's accessory and specialty stores 441 466 -5.4 210,894 165,851 27.2 2,623 2,171 20.8 30,476 23,004 32.5
564 Children's and infants' wear stores 251 271 -7.4 243,765 170,080 43.3 2,457 2,273 8.1 23,700 17,896 32.4
565 Family clothing stores 708 718 -1.4 1,614,714 1,206,491 33.8 13,941 11,303 23.3 157,380 108,481 45.1
566 Shoe stores 1,523 1,928 -21.0 997,368 926,505 7.6 8,743 9,529 -8.2 109,140 107,786 1.3
569 Miscellaneous apparel and accessory stores 399 321 24.3 D 124,264 N (1000-2499) 1,462 N D 17,877 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 4,776 4,773 0.1 4,934,768 3,754,946 31.4 32,980 28,859 14.3 608,330 465,000 30.8
571 Home furniture and furnishings stores 2,675 2,787 -4.0 2,380,711 2,042,780 16.5 18,520 17,233 7.5 347,600 287,356 21.0
572 Household appliance stores 505 523 -3.4 469,486 397,196 18.2 2,910 2,976 -2.2 55,328 47,563 16.3
573 Radio, television, consumer electronics, and music stores 1,596 1,463 9.1 2,084,571 1,314,970 58.5 11,550 8,650 33.5 205,402 130,081 57.9
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
58 Eating and drinking places 22,102 21,063 4.9 9,732,688 8,177,872 19.0 313,215 282,212 11.0 2,672,549 2,123,609 25.8
581 Eating and drinking places 22,102 21,063 4.9 9,732,688 8,177,872 19.0 313,215 282,212 11.0 2,672,549 2,123,609 25.8
5812 Eating places 18,175 16,936 7.3 9,022,429 7,499,129 20.3 297,058 266,528 11.5 2,543,138 2,006,230 26.8
5813 Drinking places (alcoholic beverages) 3,927 4,127 -4.8 710,259 678,743 4.6 16,157 15,684 3.0 129,411 117,379 10.3
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 17,237 16,669 3.4 22,133,780 16,049,871 37.9 140,449 123,685 13.6 2,469,583 1,851,682 33.4
591 Drug stores and proprietary stores 2,713 2,813 -3.6 5,796,465 4,266,821 35.8 38,396 31,598 21.5 679,701 447,258 52.0
592 Liquor stores 1,561 1,452 7.5 1,421,342 1,374,457 3.4 6,291 5,085 23.7 113,387 98,090 15.6
593 Used merchandise stores 669 612 9.3 223,908 169,779 31.9 3,922 2,976 31.8 47,006 31,199 50.7
594 Miscellaneous shopping goods stores 5,615 5,793 -3.1 3,711,159 2,838,822 30.7 36,889 34,945 5.6 451,572 358,342 26.0
596 Nonstore retailers 1,447 1,180 22.6 D 4,759,839 N (10k-24999) 23,233 N D 510,985 N
598 Fuel dealers 786 756 4.0 1,729,724 1,368,895 26.4 7,887 7,090 11.2 206,873 164,321 25.9
599 Retail stores, not elsewhere classified 4,446 4,063 9.4 D 1,271,258 N (10k-24999) 18,758 N D 241,487 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