1997 Economic Census:
Comparative Statistics for West Virginia
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 10,652 10,480 1.6 14,639,608 11,194,130 30.8 129,956 112,070 16.0 1,580,346 1,208,336 30.8
52 Building materials, hardware, garden supply, and mobile home dealers 598 595 0.5 1,068,656 758,056 41.0 6,400 5,154 24.2 117,199 83,467 40.4
53 General merchandise stores 419 449 -6.7 D 1,628,321 N (10k-24999) 15,282 N D 164,644 N
54 Food stores 1,369 1,526 -10.3 D 2,540,886 N (10k-24999) 21,288 N D 227,679 N
55 Automotive dealers and gasoline service stations 1,870 1,751 6.8 D 3,315,655 N (10k-24999) 14,464 N D 228,042 N
56 Apparel and accessory stores 626 782 -19.9 D 416,711 N (2500-4999) 5,357 N D 50,267 N
57 Home furniture, furnishings, and equipment stores 697 675 3.3 D 397,002 N (2500-4999) 4,021 N D 55,905 N
58 Eating and drinking places 2,859 2,588 10.5 D 955,232 N (25k-49999) 34,556 N D 248,092 N
59 Miscellaneous retail 2,214 2,114 4.7 1,599,477 1,182,267 35.3 14,061 11,948 17.7 221,468 150,240 47.4
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 10,652 10,480 1.6 14,639,608 11,194,130 30.8 129,956 112,070 16.0 1,580,346 1,208,336 30.8
52 Building materials, hardware, garden supply, and mobile home dealers 598 595 0.5 1,068,656 758,056 41.0 6,400 5,154 24.2 117,199 83,467 40.4
521 Lumber and other building materials dealers 249 245 1.6 D 572,549 N (2500-4999) 3,481 N D 59,655 N
523 Paint, glass, and wallpaper stores 53 57 -7.0 35,073 25,691 36.5 274 235 16.6 6,010 3,556 69.0
525 Hardware stores 145 164 -11.6 80,657 68,172 18.3 881 804 9.6 13,050 10,589 23.2
526 Retail nurseries, lawn and garden supply stores 69 64 7.8 D 23,485 N (250-499) 265 N D 3,353 N
527 Mobile home dealers 82 65 26.2 161,680 68,159 137.2 809 369 119.2 18,505 6,314 193.1
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 419 449 -6.7 D 1,628,321 N (10k-24999) 15,282 N D 164,644 N
531 Department stores (excluding leased departments) $$ 100 106 -5.7 D 1,277,263 N (10k-24999) 12,109 N D 135,727 N
533 Variety stores 232 218 6.4 197,824 154,132 28.3 1,851 1,811 2.2 17,793 14,843 19.9
539 Miscellaneous general merchandise stores 87 125 -30.4 D 196,926 N (1000-2499) 1,362 N D 14,074 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 1,369 1,526 -10.3 D 2,540,886 N (10k-24999) 21,288 N D 227,679 N
541 Grocery stores 1,188 1,343 -11.5 D 2,500,811 N (10k-24999) 20,304 N D 219,684 N
542 Meat and fish (seafood) markets, including freezer provisioners 14 20 -30.0 D 6,532 N (20-99) 81 N D r N
543 Fruit and vegetable markets 20 22 -9.1 11,402 9,345 22.0 137 109 25.7 1,522 r 21.9
544 Candy, nut, and confectionery stores 18 25 -28.0 D D N (20-99) (20-99) N D D N
545 Dairy products stores 10 10 0.0 D D N (20-99) (20-99) N D D N
546 Retail bakeries 81 84 -3.6 D 15,932 N (250-499) 624 N D r N
549 Miscellaneous food stores 38 24 58.3 D 5,114 N (100-249) 93 N D 725 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
55 Automotive dealers and gasoline service stations 1,870 1,751 6.8 D 3,315,655 N (10k-24999) 14,464 N D 228,042 N
551 Motor vehicle dealers (new and used) 248 243 2.1 2,911,882 1,962,848 48.3 7,019 6,347 10.6 176,515 132,746 33.0
552 Motor vehicle dealers (used only) 228 183 24.6 229,426 119,356 92.2 671 473 41.9 11,572 6,453 79.3
553 Auto and home supply stores 375 335 11.9 D 181,513 N (1000-2499) 1,706 N D 26,255 N
554 Gasoline service stations 935 917 2.0 1,284,027 966,755 32.8 7,158 5,508 30.0 78,637 55,382 42.0
555 Boat dealers 25 22 13.6 22,215 D N 126 (100-249) N 2,293 D N
556 Recreational vehicle dealers 17 18 -5.6 41,879 28,799 45.4 129 117 10.3 3,305 2,381 38.8
557 Motorcycle dealers 37 32 15.6 68,814 33,826 103.4 244 193 26.4 4,863 2,895 68.0
559 Automotive dealers, not elsewhere classified 5 1 400.0 5,015 D N 19 (1-19) N 281 D 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
56 Apparel and accessory stores 626 782 -19.9 D 416,711 N (2500-4999) 5,357 N D 50,267 N
561 Men's and boys' clothing and accessory stores 53 68 -22.1 36,302 32,143 12.9 356 466 -23.6 4,860 5,517 -11.9
562 Women's clothing stores 202 279 -27.6 98,869 132,782 -25.5 1,368 1,929 -29.1 12,033 14,247 -15.5
563 Women's accessory and specialty stores 45 38 18.4 D 10,715 N (250-499) 224 N D 1,846 N
564 Children's and infants' wear stores 13 19 -31.6 4,653 4,536 2.6 62 79 -21.5 509 608 -16.3
565 Family clothing stores 85 100 -15.0 149,451 136,516 9.5 1,384 1,512 -8.5 19,475 15,904 22.5
566 Shoe stores 193 231 -16.5 98,542 85,780 14.9 954 961 -0.7 11,081 10,439 6.2
569 Miscellaneous apparel and accessory stores 35 36 -2.8 12,276 12,557 -2.2 177 172 2.9 2,027 r 27.6
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 697 675 3.3 D 397,002 N (2500-4999) 4,021 N D 55,905 N
571 Home furniture and furnishings stores 413 430 -4.0 304,771 252,434 20.7 2,754 2,599 6.0 46,249 37,637 22.9
572 Household appliance stores 63 51 23.5 39,504 31,059 27.2 371 314 18.2 5,464 4,208 29.8
573 Radio, television, consumer electronics, and music stores 221 194 13.9 D 113,509 N (1000-2499) 1,108 N D 14,060 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 2,859 2,588 10.5 D 955,232 N (25k-49999) 34,556 N D 248,092 N
581 Eating and drinking places 2,859 2,588 10.5 D 955,232 N (25k-49999) 34,556 N D 248,092 N
5812 Eating places 2,429 2,224 9.2 D 914,788 N (25k-49999) 33,418 N D 241,332 N
5813 Drinking places (alcoholic beverages) 430 364 18.1 52,162 40,444 29.0 1,346 1,138 18.3 9,923 6,760 46.8
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 2,214 2,114 4.7 1,599,477 1,182,267 35.3 14,061 11,948 17.7 221,468 150,240 47.4
591 Drug stores and proprietary stores 413 441 -6.3 833,977 647,543 28.8 5,147 4,559 12.9 107,852 71,379 51.1
592 Liquor stores 56 54 3.7 30,930 28,034 10.3 200 195 2.6 2,362 1,776 33.0
593 Used merchandise stores 110 89 23.6 D 19,968 N (250-499) 325 N D r N
594 Miscellaneous shopping goods stores 742 733 1.2 311,015 243,976 27.5 3,729 3,307 12.8 40,157 31,722 26.6
596 Nonstore retailers 170 146 16.4 132,306 71,952 83.9 1,166 737 58.2 20,542 9,667 112.5
598 Fuel dealers 42 45 -6.7 D 38,107 N (250-499) 313 N D r N
599 Retail stores, not elsewhere classified 681 603 12.9 D 133,015 N (2500-4999) 2,508 N D 26,695 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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Last revised: July 13, 2011