1997 Economic Census:
Comparative Statistics for Tennessee
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 32,139 30,582 5.1 52,750,245 37,508,350 40.6 457,976 368,010 24.4 5,927,923 4,230,785 40.1
52 Building materials, hardware, garden supply, and mobile home dealers 1,550 1,522 1.8 3,581,263 2,148,185 66.7 18,744 13,916 34.7 388,049 236,400 64.1
53 General merchandise stores 971 907 7.1 7,731,244 5,223,096 48.0 63,953 44,984 42.2 745,531 505,311 47.5
54 Food stores 3,755 4,012 -6.4 7,929,540 7,031,654 12.8 64,761 63,101 2.6 735,751 659,608 11.5
55 Automotive dealers and gasoline service stations 5,048 4,837 4.4 D 11,775,348 N (50k-99999) 42,804 N D 824,849 N
56 Apparel and accessory stores 2,685 2,979 -9.9 2,311,018 1,819,845 27.0 24,090 21,435 12.4 258,174 202,576 27.4
57 Home furniture, furnishings, and equipment stores 2,532 2,284 10.9 D 1,691,484 N (10k-24999) 13,973 N D 226,815 N
58 Eating and drinking places 8,136 7,171 13.5 D 3,766,631 N (100,000+) 127,529 N D 1,028,953 N
59 Miscellaneous retail 7,462 6,870 8.6 5,716,378 4,052,107 41.1 51,371 40,268 27.6 772,312 546,273 41.4
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 32,139 30,582 5.1 52,750,245 37,508,350 40.6 457,976 368,010 24.4 5,927,923 4,230,785 40.1
52 Building materials, hardware, garden supply, and mobile home dealers 1,550 1,522 1.8 3,581,263 2,148,185 66.7 18,744 13,916 34.7 388,049 236,400 64.1
521 Lumber and other building materials dealers 618 584 5.8 2,487,897 1,445,374 72.1 12,375 7,948 55.7 254,229 148,881 70.8
523 Paint, glass, and wallpaper stores 222 224 -0.9 165,461 113,002 46.4 1,089 928 17.3 22,742 16,095 41.3
525 Hardware stores 293 370 -20.8 219,742 254,593 -13.7 2,092 2,774 -24.6 33,696 35,308 -4.6
526 Retail nurseries, lawn and garden supply stores 222 207 7.2 174,178 103,708 68.0 1,656 1,359 21.9 24,575 15,562 57.9
527 Mobile home dealers 195 137 42.3 533,985 231,508 130.7 1,532 907 68.9 52,807 20,554 156.9
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
53 General merchandise stores 971 907 7.1 7,731,244 5,223,096 48.0 63,953 44,984 42.2 745,531 505,311 47.5
531 Department stores (excluding leased departments) $$ 253 273 -7.3 6,366,367 4,119,397 54.5 52,644 37,128 41.8 635,188 424,458 49.6
533 Variety stores 516 391 32.0 437,662 270,881 61.6 4,689 3,210 46.1 42,474 25,070 69.4
539 Miscellaneous general merchandise stores 202 243 -16.9 927,215 832,818 11.3 6,620 4,646 42.5 67,869 55,783 21.7
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 3,755 4,012 -6.4 7,929,540 7,031,654 12.8 64,761 63,101 2.6 735,751 659,608 11.5
541 Grocery stores 3,233 3,495 -7.5 7,732,908 6,889,120 12.2 61,847 60,372 2.4 702,388 636,261 10.4
542 Meat and fish (seafood) markets, including freezer provisioners 59 67 -11.9 30,698 24,028 27.8 233 256 -9.0 3,282 2,986 9.9
543 Fruit and vegetable markets 66 66 0.0 42,091 38,495 9.3 410 337 21.7 4,456 3,631 22.7
544 Candy, nut, and confectionery stores 62 82 -24.4 D 18,113 N (250-499) 505 N D 4,063 N
545 Dairy products stores 22 22 0.0 3,286 2,618 25.5 54 29 86.2 522 263 98.5
546 Retail bakeries 166 192 -13.5 D 39,041 N (1000-2499) 1,246 N D 9,909 N
549 Miscellaneous food stores 147 88 67.0 47,444 22,165 114.0 579 386 50.0 6,342 r 123.9
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
55 Automotive dealers and gasoline service stations 5,048 4,837 4.4 D 11,775,348 N (50k-99999) 42,804 N D 824,849 N
551 Motor vehicle dealers (new and used) 583 487 19.7 11,378,360 7,250,673 56.9 22,926 18,175 26.1 756,719 497,462 52.1
552 Motor vehicle dealers (used only) 766 616 24.4 991,824 492,963 101.2 2,518 1,744 44.4 56,751 29,087 95.1
553 Auto and home supply stores 1,058 1,040 1.7 D 678,209 N (5000-9999) 6,378 N D 104,536 N
554 Gasoline service stations 2,378 2,456 -3.2 3,940,572 2,937,630 34.1 16,599 15,107 9.9 230,514 162,569 41.8
555 Boat dealers 101 97 4.1 172,679 103,648 66.6 595 435 36.8 14,612 9,069 61.1
556 Recreational vehicle dealers 41 39 5.1 371,448 198,991 86.7 555 417 33.1 23,763 12,019 97.7
557 Motorcycle dealers 89 81 9.9 188,239 96,240 95.6 725 490 48.0 17,491 8,544 104.7
559 Automotive dealers, not elsewhere classified 32 21 52.4 42,066 16,994 147.5 132 82 61.0 2,898 1,563 85.4
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 2,685 2,979 -9.9 2,311,018 1,819,845 27.0 24,090 21,435 12.4 258,174 202,576 27.4
561 Men's and boys' clothing and accessory stores 267 313 -14.7 202,307 186,772 8.3 1,820 1,990 -8.5 29,270 26,364 11.0
562 Women's clothing stores 861 1,067 -19.3 495,043 567,972 -12.8 6,393 7,664 -16.6 61,705 63,711 -3.1
563 Women's accessory and specialty stores 175 160 9.4 87,650 53,111 65.0 958 788 21.6 11,269 6,859 64.3
564 Children's and infants' wear stores 112 109 2.8 88,494 35,297 150.7 978 572 71.0 9,126 4,430 106.0
565 Family clothing stores 404 383 5.5 909,754 566,274 60.7 8,393 5,479 53.2 85,158 51,168 66.4
566 Shoe stores 700 789 -11.3 461,798 346,749 33.2 4,806 3,835 25.3 52,869 41,282 28.1
569 Miscellaneous apparel and accessory stores 166 158 5.1 65,972 63,670 3.6 742 1,107 -33.0 8,777 8,762 0.2
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
57 Home furniture, furnishings, and equipment stores 2,532 2,284 10.9 D 1,691,484 N (10k-24999) 13,973 N D 226,815 N
571 Home furniture and furnishings stores 1,494 1,366 9.4 D 1,003,355 N (10k-24999) 8,722 N D 142,373 N
572 Household appliance stores 253 234 8.1 202,293 152,852 32.3 1,298 1,085 19.6 25,489 19,769 28.9
573 Radio, television, consumer electronics, and music stores 785 684 14.8 895,241 535,277 67.2 5,739 4,166 37.8 101,782 64,673 57.4
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 8,136 7,171 13.5 D 3,766,631 N (100,000+) 127,529 N D 1,028,953 N
581 Eating and drinking places 8,136 7,171 13.5 D 3,766,631 N (100,000+) 127,529 N D 1,028,953 N
5812 Eating places 7,789 6,768 15.1 D 3,688,277 N (100,000+) 125,307 N D 1,012,587 N
5813 Drinking places (alcoholic beverages) 347 403 -13.9 90,040 78,354 14.9 2,096 2,222 -5.7 19,583 16,366 19.7
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 7,462 6,870 8.6 5,716,378 4,052,107 41.1 51,371 40,268 27.6 772,312 546,273 41.4
591 Drug stores and proprietary stores 1,030 1,154 -10.7 1,930,220 1,473,627 31.0 14,662 11,183 31.1 236,275 175,045 35.0
592 Liquor stores 490 531 -7.7 355,271 298,826 18.9 1,936 1,963 -1.4 26,182 20,490 27.8
593 Used merchandise stores 631 474 33.1 187,832 120,310 56.1 2,458 1,839 33.7 34,169 21,834 56.5
594 Miscellaneous shopping goods stores 2,466 2,342 5.3 D 1,001,878 N (10k-24999) 12,181 N D 132,577 N
596 Nonstore retailers 707 601 17.6 D 649,789 N (5000-9999) 6,076 N D 105,918 N
598 Fuel dealers 150 133 12.8 D 101,405 N (1000-2499) 686 N D 13,833 N
599 Retail stores, not elsewhere classified 1,988 1,635 21.6 D 406,272 N (5000-9999) 6,340 N D 76,576 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