1997 Economic Census:
Comparative Statistics for Wisconsin
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 32,260 31,955 1.0 51,066,574 38,350,527 33.2 453,927 405,026 12.1 5,636,864 4,349,836 29.6
52 Building materials, hardware, garden supply, and mobile home dealers 1,606 1,676 -4.2 3,257,586 2,585,527 26.0 19,722 17,499 12.7 380,626 299,899 26.9
53 General merchandise stores 606 707 -14.3 6,552,658 4,940,937 32.6 52,818 47,304 11.7 598,251 481,959 24.1
54 Food stores 2,588 2,726 -5.1 D 6,886,014 N (50k-99999) 61,153 N D 639,151 N
55 Automotive dealers and gasoline service stations 4,584 4,443 3.2 17,130,230 11,479,754 49.2 55,719 45,636 22.1 1,145,664 814,788 40.6
56 Apparel and accessory stores 2,020 2,620 -22.9 D 1,431,410 N (10k-24999) 19,121 N D 169,544 N
57 Home furniture, furnishings, and equipment stores 2,234 2,100 6.4 2,500,306 1,782,603 40.3 17,246 14,165 21.8 329,241 233,166 41.2
58 Eating and drinking places 11,612 10,985 5.7 D 3,668,310 N (100,000+) 147,502 N D 980,359 N
59 Miscellaneous retail 7,010 6,698 4.7 7,882,820 5,575,972 41.4 65,000 52,646 23.5 1,013,802 730,970 38.7
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 32,260 31,955 1.0 51,066,574 38,350,527 33.2 453,927 405,026 12.1 5,636,864 4,349,836 29.6
52 Building materials, hardware, garden supply, and mobile home dealers 1,606 1,676 -4.2 3,257,586 2,585,527 26.0 19,722 17,499 12.7 380,626 299,899 26.9
521 Lumber and other building materials dealers 633 647 -2.2 D 1,865,955 N (10k-24999) 9,381 N D 193,591 N
523 Paint, glass, and wallpaper stores 201 192 4.7 D 101,972 N (500-999) 818 N D 14,782 N
525 Hardware stores 440 562 -21.7 433,376 375,997 15.3 5,411 5,095 6.2 70,046 58,707 19.3
526 Retail nurseries, lawn and garden supply stores 255 213 19.7 216,941 148,286 46.3 2,017 1,757 14.8 31,505 22,704 38.8
527 Mobile home dealers 77 62 24.2 179,479 93,317 92.3 610 448 36.2 18,609 10,115 84.0
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 606 707 -14.3 6,552,658 4,940,937 32.6 52,818 47,304 11.7 598,251 481,959 24.1
531 Department stores (excluding leased departments) $$ 273 289 -5.5 5,334,558 3,904,179 36.6 46,250 40,186 15.1 509,476 399,868 27.4
533 Variety stores 141 206 -31.6 D 116,679 N (1000-2499) 1,818 N D 16,733 N
539 Miscellaneous general merchandise stores 192 212 -9.4 D 920,079 N (5000-9999) 5,300 N D 65,358 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 2,588 2,726 -5.1 D 6,886,014 N (50k-99999) 61,153 N D 639,151 N
541 Grocery stores 1,703 1,801 -5.4 7,599,092 6,579,648 15.5 58,328 54,090 7.8 700,446 574,280 22.0
542 Meat and fish (seafood) markets, including freezer provisioners 153 173 -11.6 D 85,357 N (1000-2499) 1,098 N D 12,369 N
543 Fruit and vegetable markets 29 31 -6.5 13,095 18,302 -28.5 154 197 -21.8 1,684 2,512 -33.0
544 Candy, nut, and confectionery stores 121 135 -10.4 33,571 29,460 14.0 689 707 -2.5 7,223 6,187 16.7
545 Dairy products stores 60 73 -17.8 17,529 18,334 -4.4 256 351 -27.1 2,458 2,862 -14.1
546 Retail bakeries 359 402 -10.7 101,273 114,134 -11.3 2,706 4,056 -33.3 29,842 34,787 -14.2
549 Miscellaneous food stores 163 111 46.8 56,160 40,779 37.7 898 654 37.3 9,087 6,154 47.7
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
55 Automotive dealers and gasoline service stations 4,584 4,443 3.2 17,130,230 11,479,754 49.2 55,719 45,636 22.1 1,145,664 814,788 40.6
551 Motor vehicle dealers (new and used) 668 635 5.2 10,808,194 6,998,088 54.4 23,431 19,543 19.9 683,523 500,905 36.5
552 Motor vehicle dealers (used only) 540 460 17.4 692,820 384,756 80.1 2,229 1,544 44.4 45,352 26,235 72.9
553 Auto and home supply stores 557 459 21.4 657,768 458,462 43.5 5,123 3,714 37.9 94,019 60,949 54.3
554 Gasoline service stations 2,404 2,552 -5.8 4,147,888 3,188,009 30.1 21,858 18,676 17.0 246,163 184,357 33.5
555 Boat dealers 160 145 10.3 296,517 194,789 52.2 1,190 934 27.4 29,489 19,450 51.6
556 Recreational vehicle dealers 81 72 12.5 171,432 115,111 48.9 595 453 31.3 14,099 8,417 67.5
557 Motorcycle dealers 100 97 3.1 241,163 125,105 92.8 825 676 22.0 23,861 12,821 86.1
559 Automotive dealers, not elsewhere classified 74 29 155.2 114,448 23,799 380.9 468 123 280.5 9,158 r 335.7
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
56 Apparel and accessory stores 2,020 2,620 -22.9 D 1,431,410 N (10k-24999) 19,121 N D 169,544 N
561 Men's and boys' clothing and accessory stores 180 272 -33.8 111,377 143,640 -22.5 1,127 1,769 -36.3 15,411 20,921 -26.3
562 Women's clothing stores 642 979 -34.4 340,874 493,171 -30.9 4,913 8,161 -39.8 42,338 59,209 -28.5
563 Women's accessory and specialty stores 176 140 25.7 69,916 40,621 72.1 1,027 691 48.6 10,924 6,311 73.1
564 Children's and infants' wear stores 53 69 -23.2 32,856 28,166 16.7 374 421 -11.2 3,401 3,034 12.1
565 Family clothing stores 298 333 -10.5 441,492 369,484 19.5 4,710 4,038 16.6 45,740 36,152 26.5
566 Shoe stores 524 690 -24.1 323,280 318,243 1.6 3,449 3,515 -1.9 35,889 38,317 -6.3
569 Miscellaneous apparel and accessory stores 147 137 7.3 D 38,085 N (500-999) 526 N D 5,600 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 2,234 2,100 6.4 2,500,306 1,782,603 40.3 17,246 14,165 21.8 329,241 233,166 41.2
571 Home furniture and furnishings stores 1,267 1,250 1.4 D 880,314 N (5000-9999) 7,486 N D 130,989 N
572 Household appliance stores 295 269 9.7 240,629 174,120 38.2 1,746 1,529 14.2 33,502 23,924 40.0
573 Radio, television, consumer electronics, and music stores 672 581 15.7 D 728,169 N (5000-9999) 5,150 N D 78,253 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
58 Eating and drinking places 11,612 10,985 5.7 D 3,668,310 N (100,000+) 147,502 N D 980,359 N
581 Eating and drinking places 11,612 10,985 5.7 D 3,668,310 N (100,000+) 147,502 N D 980,359 N
5812 Eating places 8,454 7,768 8.8 D 3,203,033 N (100,000+) 134,114 N D 901,106 N
5813 Drinking places (alcoholic beverages) 3,158 3,217 -1.8 512,713 465,277 10.2 13,627 13,388 1.8 92,581 79,253 16.8
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 7,010 6,698 4.7 7,882,820 5,575,972 41.4 65,000 52,646 23.5 1,013,802 730,970 38.7
591 Drug stores and proprietary stores 724 817 -11.4 1,646,621 1,229,629 33.9 14,058 10,820 29.9 211,560 152,971 38.3
592 Liquor stores 490 584 -16.1 359,298 362,911 -1.0 2,395 2,688 -10.9 23,187 22,535 2.9
593 Used merchandise stores 360 342 5.3 D 76,789 N (1000-2499) 1,609 N D 14,275 N
594 Miscellaneous shopping goods stores 2,656 2,574 3.2 D 1,080,978 N (10k-24999) 13,706 N D 139,215 N
596 Nonstore retailers 728 626 16.3 3,208,150 2,115,924 51.6 18,024 14,957 20.5 394,764 281,046 40.5
598 Fuel dealers 307 305 0.7 D 280,151 N (1000-2499) 1,709 N D 33,349 N
599 Retail stores, not elsewhere classified 1,745 1,450 20.3 D 429,590 N (5000-9999) 7,157 N D 87,579 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