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.
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 32,260 1.0 51,066,574 33.2 453,927 12.1 5,636,864 29.6
52 Building materials, hardware, garden supply, and mobile home dealers 1,606 -4.2 3,257,586 26.0 19,722 12.7 380,626 26.9
53 General merchandise stores 606 -14.3 6,552,658 32.6 52,818 11.7 598,251 24.1
54 Food stores 2,588 -5.1 D N (50k-99999) N D N
55 Automotive dealers and gasoline service stations 4,584 3.2 17,130,230 49.2 55,719 22.1 1,145,664 40.6
56 Apparel and accessory stores 2,020 -22.9 D N (10k-24999) N D N
57 Home furniture, furnishings, and equipment stores 2,234 6.4 2,500,306 40.3 17,246 21.8 329,241 41.2
58 Eating and drinking places 11,612 5.7 D N (100,000+) N D N
59 Miscellaneous retail 7,010 4.7 7,882,820 41.4 65,000 23.5 1,013,802 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. "% 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 32,260 1.0 51,066,574 33.2 453,927 12.1 5,636,864 29.6
52 Building materials, hardware, garden supply, and mobile home dealers 1,606 -4.2 3,257,586 26.0 19,722 12.7 380,626 26.9
521 Lumber and other building materials dealers 633 -2.2 D N (10k-24999) N D N
523 Paint, glass, and wallpaper stores 201 4.7 D N (500-999) N D N
525 Hardware stores 440 -21.7 433,376 15.3 5,411 6.2 70,046 19.3
526 Retail nurseries, lawn and garden supply stores 255 19.7 216,941 46.3 2,017 14.8 31,505 38.8
527 Mobile home dealers 77 24.2 179,479 92.3 610 36.2 18,609 84.0
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 606 -14.3 6,552,658 32.6 52,818 11.7 598,251 24.1
531 Department stores (excluding leased departments) $$ 273 -5.5 5,334,558 36.6 46,250 15.1 509,476 27.4
533 Variety stores 141 -31.6 D N (1000-2499) N D N
539 Miscellaneous general merchandise stores 192 -9.4 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 2,588 -5.1 D N (50k-99999) N D N
541 Grocery stores 1,703 -5.4 7,599,092 15.5 58,328 7.8 700,446 22.0
542 Meat and fish (seafood) markets, including freezer provisioners 153 -11.6 D N (1000-2499) N D N
543 Fruit and vegetable markets 29 -6.5 13,095 -28.5 154 -21.8 1,684 -33.0
544 Candy, nut, and confectionery stores 121 -10.4 33,571 14.0 689 -2.5 7,223 16.7
545 Dairy products stores 60 -17.8 17,529 -4.4 256 -27.1 2,458 -14.1
546 Retail bakeries 359 -10.7 101,273 -11.3 2,706 -33.3 29,842 -14.2
549 Miscellaneous food stores 163 46.8 56,160 37.7 898 37.3 9,087 47.7
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 4,584 3.2 17,130,230 49.2 55,719 22.1 1,145,664 40.6
551 Motor vehicle dealers (new and used) 668 5.2 10,808,194 54.4 23,431 19.9 683,523 36.5
552 Motor vehicle dealers (used only) 540 17.4 692,820 80.1 2,229 44.4 45,352 72.9
553 Auto and home supply stores 557 21.4 657,768 43.5 5,123 37.9 94,019 54.3
554 Gasoline service stations 2,404 -5.8 4,147,888 30.1 21,858 17.0 246,163 33.5
555 Boat dealers 160 10.3 296,517 52.2 1,190 27.4 29,489 51.6
556 Recreational vehicle dealers 81 12.5 171,432 48.9 595 31.3 14,099 67.5
557 Motorcycle dealers 100 3.1 241,163 92.8 825 22.0 23,861 86.1
559 Automotive dealers, not elsewhere classified 74 155.2 114,448 380.9 468 280.5 9,158 335.7
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 2,020 -22.9 D N (10k-24999) N D N
561 Men's and boys' clothing and accessory stores 180 -33.8 111,377 -22.5 1,127 -36.3 15,411 -26.3
562 Women's clothing stores 642 -34.4 340,874 -30.9 4,913 -39.8 42,338 -28.5
563 Women's accessory and specialty stores 176 25.7 69,916 72.1 1,027 48.6 10,924 73.1
564 Children's and infants' wear stores 53 -23.2 32,856 16.7 374 -11.2 3,401 12.1
565 Family clothing stores 298 -10.5 441,492 19.5 4,710 16.6 45,740 26.5
566 Shoe stores 524 -24.1 323,280 1.6 3,449 -1.9 35,889 -6.3
569 Miscellaneous apparel and accessory stores 147 7.3 D N (500-999) 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 2,234 6.4 2,500,306 40.3 17,246 21.8 329,241 41.2
571 Home furniture and furnishings stores 1,267 1.4 D N (5000-9999) N D N
572 Household appliance stores 295 9.7 240,629 38.2 1,746 14.2 33,502 40.0
573 Radio, television, consumer electronics, and music stores 672 15.7 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
58 Eating and drinking places 11,612 5.7 D N (100,000+) N D N
581 Eating and drinking places 11,612 5.7 D N (100,000+) N D N
5812 Eating places 8,454 8.8 D N (100,000+) N D N
5813 Drinking places (alcoholic beverages) 3,158 -1.8 512,713 10.2 13,627 1.8 92,581 16.8
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 7,010 4.7 7,882,820 41.4 65,000 23.5 1,013,802 38.7
591 Drug stores and proprietary stores 724 -11.4 1,646,621 33.9 14,058 29.9 211,560 38.3
592 Liquor stores 490 -16.1 359,298 -1.0 2,395 -10.9 23,187 2.9
593 Used merchandise stores 360 5.3 D N (1000-2499) N D N
594 Miscellaneous shopping goods stores 2,656 3.2 D N (10k-24999) N D N
596 Nonstore retailers 728 16.3 3,208,150 51.6 18,024 20.5 394,764 40.5
598 Fuel dealers 307 0.7 D N (1000-2499) N D N
599 Retail stores, not elsewhere classified 1,745 20.3 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