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.
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 70,702 -1.3 113,092,636 28.8 940,957 9.2 12,505,713 24.5
52 Building materials, hardware, garden supply, and mobile home dealers 3,158 -5.3 D N (25k-49999) N D N
53 General merchandise stores 1,578 -3.2 12,655,092 24.5 105,121 3.8 1,195,365 5.4
54 Food stores 7,510 -10.3 18,967,596 8.4 160,570 4.3 1,976,721 16.9
55 Automotive dealers and gasoline service stations 8,773 -3.4 33,574,026 43.4 102,334 12.4 2,309,189 32.1
56 Apparel and accessory stores 5,568 -17.3 D N (25k-49999) N D N
57 Home furniture, furnishings, and equipment stores 4,776 0.1 4,934,768 31.4 32,980 14.3 608,330 30.8
58 Eating and drinking places 22,102 4.9 9,732,688 19.0 313,215 11.0 2,672,549 25.8
59 Miscellaneous retail 17,237 3.4 22,133,780 37.9 140,449 13.6 2,469,583 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. "% 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 70,702 -1.3 113,092,636 28.8 940,957 9.2 12,505,713 24.5
52 Building materials, hardware, garden supply, and mobile home dealers 3,158 -5.3 D N (25k-49999) N D N
521 Lumber and other building materials dealers 1,186 -2.2 4,391,411 52.7 23,998 42.5 478,435 42.1
523 Paint, glass, and wallpaper stores 432 -6.5 D N (1000-2499) N D N
525 Hardware stores 740 -18.9 582,939 16.6 6,248 11.3 83,680 14.1
526 Retail nurseries, lawn and garden supply stores 612 6.1 451,398 29.7 3,891 14.8 68,903 31.5
527 Mobile home dealers 188 11.2 314,209 48.0 1,234 10.7 30,953 38.1
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 1,578 -3.2 12,655,092 24.5 105,121 3.8 1,195,365 5.4
531 Department stores (excluding leased departments) $$ 534 -5.7 D N (50k-99999) N D N
533 Variety stores 698 4.6 519,727 -4.7 5,862 -21.6 55,785 -20.2
539 Miscellaneous general merchandise stores 346 -13.1 D N (5000-9999) 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 7,510 -10.3 18,967,596 8.4 160,570 4.3 1,976,721 16.9
541 Grocery stores 5,090 -9.6 17,895,273 8.5 144,715 6.2 1,804,325 17.4
542 Meat and fish (seafood) markets, including freezer provisioners 483 -19.1 360,001 -4.8 3,002 -10.7 42,105 8.1
543 Fruit and vegetable markets 204 -5.1 128,092 11.9 1,172 -0.3 12,985 7.0
544 Candy, nut, and confectionery stores 292 -15.6 80,347 16.4 1,917 2.3 13,852 20.7
545 Dairy products stores 131 -20.1 36,138 -7.0 508 -16.0 4,325 -10.5
546 Retail bakeries 892 -10.8 278,742 5.0 7,051 -20.2 72,446 3.8
549 Miscellaneous food stores 418 9.1 189,003 53.8 2,205 28.6 26,683 68.3
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 8,773 -3.4 33,574,026 43.4 102,334 12.4 2,309,189 32.1
551 Motor vehicle dealers (new and used) 1,526 -2.6 23,163,844 48.6 51,765 13.5 1,543,573 31.9
552 Motor vehicle dealers (used only) 1,055 21.5 1,487,011 93.6 4,233 42.7 93,940 84.8
553 Auto and home supply stores 1,578 5.7 1,287,459 28.0 11,146 19.9 219,018 39.5
554 Gasoline service stations 4,177 -12.0 6,879,299 23.5 32,143 4.3 381,694 17.9
555 Boat dealers 101 -2.9 126,418 34.0 620 18.3 13,034 23.9
556 Recreational vehicle dealers 118 -3.3 282,863 43.3 933 18.1 25,565 49.6
557 Motorcycle dealers 175 4.8 304,552 72.8 1,327 33.4 29,114 69.1
559 Automotive dealers, not elsewhere classified 43 126.3 42,580 281.8 167 131.9 3,251 115.3
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 5,568 -17.3 D N (25k-49999) N D N
561 Men's and boys' clothing and accessory stores 561 -24.1 508,705 4.1 4,447 -11.8 69,591 -2.0
562 Women's clothing stores 1,685 -26.4 1,311,924 -10.1 14,930 -24.7 156,720 -5.2
563 Women's accessory and specialty stores 441 -5.4 210,894 27.2 2,623 20.8 30,476 32.5
564 Children's and infants' wear stores 251 -7.4 243,765 43.3 2,457 8.1 23,700 32.4
565 Family clothing stores 708 -1.4 1,614,714 33.8 13,941 23.3 157,380 45.1
566 Shoe stores 1,523 -21.0 997,368 7.6 8,743 -8.2 109,140 1.3
569 Miscellaneous apparel and accessory stores 399 24.3 D N (1000-2499) 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
57 Home furniture, furnishings, and equipment stores 4,776 0.1 4,934,768 31.4 32,980 14.3 608,330 30.8
571 Home furniture and furnishings stores 2,675 -4.0 2,380,711 16.5 18,520 7.5 347,600 21.0
572 Household appliance stores 505 -3.4 469,486 18.2 2,910 -2.2 55,328 16.3
573 Radio, television, consumer electronics, and music stores 1,596 9.1 2,084,571 58.5 11,550 33.5 205,402 57.9
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 22,102 4.9 9,732,688 19.0 313,215 11.0 2,672,549 25.8
581 Eating and drinking places 22,102 4.9 9,732,688 19.0 313,215 11.0 2,672,549 25.8
5812 Eating places 18,175 7.3 9,022,429 20.3 297,058 11.5 2,543,138 26.8
5813 Drinking places (alcoholic beverages) 3,927 -4.8 710,259 4.6 16,157 3.0 129,411 10.3
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 17,237 3.4 22,133,780 37.9 140,449 13.6 2,469,583 33.4
591 Drug stores and proprietary stores 2,713 -3.6 5,796,465 35.8 38,396 21.5 679,701 52.0
592 Liquor stores 1,561 7.5 1,421,342 3.4 6,291 23.7 113,387 15.6
593 Used merchandise stores 669 9.3 223,908 31.9 3,922 31.8 47,006 50.7
594 Miscellaneous shopping goods stores 5,615 -3.1 3,711,159 30.7 36,889 5.6 451,572 26.0
596 Nonstore retailers 1,447 22.6 D N (10k-24999) N D N
598 Fuel dealers 786 4.0 1,729,724 26.4 7,887 11.2 206,873 25.9
599 Retail stores, not elsewhere classified 4,446 9.4 D N (10k-24999) N D 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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Source: 1997 Economic Census, Comparative Statistics   - Questions?
Last revised: July 13, 2011