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.
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 32,139 5.1 52,750,245 40.6 457,976 24.4 5,927,923 40.1
52 Building materials, hardware, garden supply, and mobile home dealers 1,550 1.8 3,581,263 66.7 18,744 34.7 388,049 64.1
53 General merchandise stores 971 7.1 7,731,244 48.0 63,953 42.2 745,531 47.5
54 Food stores 3,755 -6.4 7,929,540 12.8 64,761 2.6 735,751 11.5
55 Automotive dealers and gasoline service stations 5,048 4.4 D N (50k-99999) N D N
56 Apparel and accessory stores 2,685 -9.9 2,311,018 27.0 24,090 12.4 258,174 27.4
57 Home furniture, furnishings, and equipment stores 2,532 10.9 D N (10k-24999) N D N
58 Eating and drinking places 8,136 13.5 D N (100,000+) N D N
59 Miscellaneous retail 7,462 8.6 5,716,378 41.1 51,371 27.6 772,312 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. "% 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 32,139 5.1 52,750,245 40.6 457,976 24.4 5,927,923 40.1
52 Building materials, hardware, garden supply, and mobile home dealers 1,550 1.8 3,581,263 66.7 18,744 34.7 388,049 64.1
521 Lumber and other building materials dealers 618 5.8 2,487,897 72.1 12,375 55.7 254,229 70.8
523 Paint, glass, and wallpaper stores 222 -0.9 165,461 46.4 1,089 17.3 22,742 41.3
525 Hardware stores 293 -20.8 219,742 -13.7 2,092 -24.6 33,696 -4.6
526 Retail nurseries, lawn and garden supply stores 222 7.2 174,178 68.0 1,656 21.9 24,575 57.9
527 Mobile home dealers 195 42.3 533,985 130.7 1,532 68.9 52,807 156.9
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 971 7.1 7,731,244 48.0 63,953 42.2 745,531 47.5
531 Department stores (excluding leased departments) $$ 253 -7.3 6,366,367 54.5 52,644 41.8 635,188 49.6
533 Variety stores 516 32.0 437,662 61.6 4,689 46.1 42,474 69.4
539 Miscellaneous general merchandise stores 202 -16.9 927,215 11.3 6,620 42.5 67,869 21.7
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 3,755 -6.4 7,929,540 12.8 64,761 2.6 735,751 11.5
541 Grocery stores 3,233 -7.5 7,732,908 12.2 61,847 2.4 702,388 10.4
542 Meat and fish (seafood) markets, including freezer provisioners 59 -11.9 30,698 27.8 233 -9.0 3,282 9.9
543 Fruit and vegetable markets 66 0.0 42,091 9.3 410 21.7 4,456 22.7
544 Candy, nut, and confectionery stores 62 -24.4 D N (250-499) N D N
545 Dairy products stores 22 0.0 3,286 25.5 54 86.2 522 98.5
546 Retail bakeries 166 -13.5 D N (1000-2499) N D N
549 Miscellaneous food stores 147 67.0 47,444 114.0 579 50.0 6,342 123.9
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 5,048 4.4 D N (50k-99999) N D N
551 Motor vehicle dealers (new and used) 583 19.7 11,378,360 56.9 22,926 26.1 756,719 52.1
552 Motor vehicle dealers (used only) 766 24.4 991,824 101.2 2,518 44.4 56,751 95.1
553 Auto and home supply stores 1,058 1.7 D N (5000-9999) N D N
554 Gasoline service stations 2,378 -3.2 3,940,572 34.1 16,599 9.9 230,514 41.8
555 Boat dealers 101 4.1 172,679 66.6 595 36.8 14,612 61.1
556 Recreational vehicle dealers 41 5.1 371,448 86.7 555 33.1 23,763 97.7
557 Motorcycle dealers 89 9.9 188,239 95.6 725 48.0 17,491 104.7
559 Automotive dealers, not elsewhere classified 32 52.4 42,066 147.5 132 61.0 2,898 85.4
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 2,685 -9.9 2,311,018 27.0 24,090 12.4 258,174 27.4
561 Men's and boys' clothing and accessory stores 267 -14.7 202,307 8.3 1,820 -8.5 29,270 11.0
562 Women's clothing stores 861 -19.3 495,043 -12.8 6,393 -16.6 61,705 -3.1
563 Women's accessory and specialty stores 175 9.4 87,650 65.0 958 21.6 11,269 64.3
564 Children's and infants' wear stores 112 2.8 88,494 150.7 978 71.0 9,126 106.0
565 Family clothing stores 404 5.5 909,754 60.7 8,393 53.2 85,158 66.4
566 Shoe stores 700 -11.3 461,798 33.2 4,806 25.3 52,869 28.1
569 Miscellaneous apparel and accessory stores 166 5.1 65,972 3.6 742 -33.0 8,777 0.2
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 2,532 10.9 D N (10k-24999) N D N
571 Home furniture and furnishings stores 1,494 9.4 D N (10k-24999) N D N
572 Household appliance stores 253 8.1 202,293 32.3 1,298 19.6 25,489 28.9
573 Radio, television, consumer electronics, and music stores 785 14.8 895,241 67.2 5,739 37.8 101,782 57.4
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 8,136 13.5 D N (100,000+) N D N
581 Eating and drinking places 8,136 13.5 D N (100,000+) N D N
5812 Eating places 7,789 15.1 D N (100,000+) N D N
5813 Drinking places (alcoholic beverages) 347 -13.9 90,040 14.9 2,096 -5.7 19,583 19.7
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 7,462 8.6 5,716,378 41.1 51,371 27.6 772,312 41.4
591 Drug stores and proprietary stores 1,030 -10.7 1,930,220 31.0 14,662 31.1 236,275 35.0
592 Liquor stores 490 -7.7 355,271 18.9 1,936 -1.4 26,182 27.8
593 Used merchandise stores 631 33.1 187,832 56.1 2,458 33.7 34,169 56.5
594 Miscellaneous shopping goods stores 2,466 5.3 D N (10k-24999) N D N
596 Nonstore retailers 707 17.6 D N (5000-9999) N D N
598 Fuel dealers 150 12.8 D N (1000-2499) N D N
599 Retail stores, not elsewhere classified 1,988 21.6 D N (5000-9999) 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