1997 Economic Census:
Comparative Statistics for the States
1987 SIC Basis: Retail Trade

 
Retail Trade - States Ranked by Growth in Sales 1992 to 1997
Includes only establishments with payroll. Data are in current dollars and have not been adjusted for inflation. 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.

State Establishments Sales
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg
South Dakota 5,752 3.3 9,872,544 93.3 66,008 14.8 761,528 32.2
Nevada 9,002 20.0 19,019,702 64.7 137,171 38.2 2,224,801 56.4
Utah 10,509 14.5 20,110,336 62.5 167,441 32.6 2,170,334 56.7
Arizona 23,469 9.9 44,916,454 53.0 363,999 26.3 5,130,701 49.3
North Carolina 46,815 6.0 74,507,525 50.3 628,124 23.7 8,174,994 43.7
Idaho 7,998 14.4 11,510,569 49.0 93,090 25.9 1,233,031 45.8
Georgia 44,037 7.6 74,096,020 48.4 630,376 23.8 8,458,918 45.6
Colorado 26,130 14.0 42,188,444 47.9 366,950 29.5 5,183,681 48.6
New Hampshire 8,776 2.1 16,264,348 46.5 117,518 21.0 1,687,429 33.8
Nebraska 11,268 -0.9 16,350,932 41.9 149,478 13.1 1,799,417 37.6
Mississippi 15,786 3.3 20,923,871 41.6 194,483 28.8 2,257,567 41.4
South Carolina 24,572 7.6 34,912,588 41.1 328,850 24.6 3,934,406 38.3
Oregon 20,920 6.9 34,066,578 40.9 274,347 21.0 4,001,005 39.3
Tennessee 32,139 5.1 52,750,245 40.6 457,976 24.4 5,927,923 40.1
Texas 102,185 3.8 183,274,112 40.2 1,464,183 19.0 20,061,530 36.7
Indiana 34,398 2.8 59,181,921 39.7 516,853 16.9 6,483,600 35.9
New Mexico 10,176 9.3 15,585,757 38.2 135,164 20.3 1,787,439 38.1
Arkansas 15,980 7.5 21,903,527 37.5 189,643 24.7 2,241,624 37.3
Missouri 32,757 1.8 52,001,235 37.1 451,894 15.4 5,990,982 35.8
Minnesota 28,378 2.4 48,814,277 37.0 419,310 12.7 5,423,993 33.3
Kentucky 22,349 1.2 34,364,705 36.0 315,734 20.9 3,843,736 37.1
Ohio 63,662 0.1 107,417,375 35.9 971,264 15.9 12,234,786 32.2
North Dakota 4,810 0.4 6,382,015 35.9 59,130 14.3 682,581 32.7
Alabama 25,586 6.3 37,614,376 35.6 342,835 27.1 4,039,301 35.2
Michigan 55,276 1.4 96,836,422 35.4 796,730 12.7 10,728,469 31.0
Virginia 38,588 3.3 64,575,911 34.4 555,088 17.0 7,513,550 30.6
United States 1,561,195 2.3 2,545,881,473 34.4 21,165,862 15.0 290,525,257 30.4
Louisiana 23,558 4.0 37,222,865 33.9 333,931 15.6 4,089,854 32.1
Florida 89,744 2.4 158,693,907 33.6 1,274,403 15.6 17,477,577 31.6
Oklahoma 19,710 1.4 28,306,597 33.4 251,502 19.0 3,021,070 31.1
Wisconsin 32,260 1.0 51,066,574 33.2 453,927 12.1 5,636,864 29.6
Alaska 4,090 10.8 6,598,019 32.4 46,235 17.1 837,287 24.8
Delaware 5,040 3.6 8,555,393 31.8 69,887 16.1 980,593 28.6
Iowa 19,647 -0.4 26,283,470 31.7 250,724 10.9 2,985,443 29.6
Kansas 16,629 2.3 23,080,403 31.4 214,819 15.6 2,651,788 31.1
Massachusetts 38,975 1.3 62,533,487 31.2 522,783 11.3 7,533,875 25.9
West Virginia 10,652 1.6 14,639,608 30.8 129,956 16.0 1,580,346 30.8
Illinois 65,254 0.7 111,805,925 30.4 931,248 10.1 12,998,071 29.0
New Jersey 49,551 1.9 81,672,814 29.4 585,436 12.1 9,316,914 22.4
Connecticut 20,606 -1.9 35,832,852 29.1 264,497 9.8 4,263,558 23.1
Maine 9,528 2.8 13,275,829 29.1 102,614 14.0 1,418,745 26.7
Pennsylvania 70,702 -1.3 113,092,636 28.8 940,957 9.2 12,505,713 24.5
Maryland 27,422 -1.9 48,297,830 28.4 404,802 10.4 5,916,600 23.2
Montana 7,387 8.5 8,014,759 28.3 75,840 17.8 919,324 31.8
Vermont 5,277 2.2 6,018,347 27.1 52,529 14.5 716,044 27.1
New York 109,098 -1.5 148,865,467 25.2 1,181,372 8.5 18,094,333 21.7
Rhode Island 6,474 1.0 8,207,824 21.9 75,777 12.6 1,001,897 19.4
Hawaii 7,722 -1.1 12,837,212 14.1 110,892 0.4 1,670,323 12.8
California 159,385 -1.7 D N (100,000+) N D N
District of Columbia 3,645 -5.3 D N (25k-49999) N D N
Washington 33,512 5.8 D N (100,000+) N D N
Wyoming 4,009 7.0 D N (25k-49999) N D N
N=Comparable data not available D=Withheld to avoid disclosure

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Source: 1997 Economic Census, Comparative Statistics

Last modified: 6/28/00