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.
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 10,652 1.6 14,639,608 30.8 129,956 16.0 1,580,346 30.8
52 Building materials, hardware, garden supply, and mobile home dealers 598 0.5 1,068,656 41.0 6,400 24.2 117,199 40.4
53 General merchandise stores 419 -6.7 D N (10k-24999) N D N
54 Food stores 1,369 -10.3 D N (10k-24999) N D N
55 Automotive dealers and gasoline service stations 1,870 6.8 D N (10k-24999) N D N
56 Apparel and accessory stores 626 -19.9 D N (2500-4999) N D N
57 Home furniture, furnishings, and equipment stores 697 3.3 D N (2500-4999) N D N
58 Eating and drinking places 2,859 10.5 D N (25k-49999) N D N
59 Miscellaneous retail 2,214 4.7 1,599,477 35.3 14,061 17.7 221,468 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. "% 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 10,652 1.6 14,639,608 30.8 129,956 16.0 1,580,346 30.8
52 Building materials, hardware, garden supply, and mobile home dealers 598 0.5 1,068,656 41.0 6,400 24.2 117,199 40.4
521 Lumber and other building materials dealers 249 1.6 D N (2500-4999) N D N
523 Paint, glass, and wallpaper stores 53 -7.0 35,073 36.5 274 16.6 6,010 69.0
525 Hardware stores 145 -11.6 80,657 18.3 881 9.6 13,050 23.2
526 Retail nurseries, lawn and garden supply stores 69 7.8 D N (250-499) N D N
527 Mobile home dealers 82 26.2 161,680 137.2 809 119.2 18,505 193.1
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 419 -6.7 D N (10k-24999) N D N
531 Department stores (excluding leased departments) $$ 100 -5.7 D N (10k-24999) N D N
533 Variety stores 232 6.4 197,824 28.3 1,851 2.2 17,793 19.9
539 Miscellaneous general merchandise stores 87 -30.4 D N (1000-2499) 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 1,369 -10.3 D N (10k-24999) N D N
541 Grocery stores 1,188 -11.5 D N (10k-24999) N D N
542 Meat and fish (seafood) markets, including freezer provisioners 14 -30.0 D N (20-99) N D N
543 Fruit and vegetable markets 20 -9.1 11,402 22.0 137 25.7 1,522 21.9
544 Candy, nut, and confectionery stores 18 -28.0 D N (20-99) N D N
545 Dairy products stores 10 0.0 D N (20-99) N D N
546 Retail bakeries 81 -3.6 D N (250-499) N D N
549 Miscellaneous food stores 38 58.3 D N (100-249) 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
55 Automotive dealers and gasoline service stations 1,870 6.8 D N (10k-24999) N D N
551 Motor vehicle dealers (new and used) 248 2.1 2,911,882 48.3 7,019 10.6 176,515 33.0
552 Motor vehicle dealers (used only) 228 24.6 229,426 92.2 671 41.9 11,572 79.3
553 Auto and home supply stores 375 11.9 D N (1000-2499) N D N
554 Gasoline service stations 935 2.0 1,284,027 32.8 7,158 30.0 78,637 42.0
555 Boat dealers 25 13.6 22,215 N 126 N 2,293 N
556 Recreational vehicle dealers 17 -5.6 41,879 45.4 129 10.3 3,305 38.8
557 Motorcycle dealers 37 15.6 68,814 103.4 244 26.4 4,863 68.0
559 Automotive dealers, not elsewhere classified 5 400.0 5,015 N 19 N 281 N
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 626 -19.9 D N (2500-4999) N D N
561 Men's and boys' clothing and accessory stores 53 -22.1 36,302 12.9 356 -23.6 4,860 -11.9
562 Women's clothing stores 202 -27.6 98,869 -25.5 1,368 -29.1 12,033 -15.5
563 Women's accessory and specialty stores 45 18.4 D N (250-499) N D N
564 Children's and infants' wear stores 13 -31.6 4,653 2.6 62 -21.5 509 -16.3
565 Family clothing stores 85 -15.0 149,451 9.5 1,384 -8.5 19,475 22.5
566 Shoe stores 193 -16.5 98,542 14.9 954 -0.7 11,081 6.2
569 Miscellaneous apparel and accessory stores 35 -2.8 12,276 -2.2 177 2.9 2,027 27.6
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 697 3.3 D N (2500-4999) N D N
571 Home furniture and furnishings stores 413 -4.0 304,771 20.7 2,754 6.0 46,249 22.9
572 Household appliance stores 63 23.5 39,504 27.2 371 18.2 5,464 29.8
573 Radio, television, consumer electronics, and music stores 221 13.9 D N (1000-2499) 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 2,859 10.5 D N (25k-49999) N D N
581 Eating and drinking places 2,859 10.5 D N (25k-49999) N D N
5812 Eating places 2,429 9.2 D N (25k-49999) N D N
5813 Drinking places (alcoholic beverages) 430 18.1 52,162 29.0 1,346 18.3 9,923 46.8
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 2,214 4.7 1,599,477 35.3 14,061 17.7 221,468 47.4
591 Drug stores and proprietary stores 413 -6.3 833,977 28.8 5,147 12.9 107,852 51.1
592 Liquor stores 56 3.7 30,930 10.3 200 2.6 2,362 33.0
593 Used merchandise stores 110 23.6 D N (250-499) N D N
594 Miscellaneous shopping goods stores 742 1.2 311,015 27.5 3,729 12.8 40,157 26.6
596 Nonstore retailers 170 16.4 132,306 83.9 1,166 58.2 20,542 112.5
598 Fuel dealers 42 -6.7 D N (250-499) N D N
599 Retail stores, not elsewhere classified 681 12.9 D N (2500-4999) 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