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1273. Retail Trade--Establishments, Employees, and Payroll

[(1,529.7 represents 1,529,700) except as indicated. Covers establishments with payroll. Employees are for the week including March 12. Most government employees are excluded. For statement on methodology, see Appendix III]

                                                   
Establishments Establishments Employees Employees Payroll PAYROLL
1987 (1,000) (1,000) (1,000) (1,000) (bil. dol.) (bil. dol.)
Kind of business SIC                            
code 1
1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997
                             
    Retail trade, total (G) 1,529.7 1,547.3 1,564.2 1,551.5 1,564.2 1,567.9 1,579.3 1,588.7 19,815 19,600 19,672 19,777 20,320 21,085 21,487 22,003 241.7 247.0 258.6 265.3 282.3 300.0 317.7 330.3
 
Building materials and garden supplies 2 52 71.9 71.7 69.6 70.0 69.9 64.4 64.7 69.5 703 685 685 696 728 740 768 857.0 11.9 12.0 12.2 13.0 14.1 14.5 15.4 17.7
  Lumber and other building materials 521 27.5 27.4 25.5 25.9 26.1 24.0 24.3 27.1 403 394 395 411 439 455 475 546.0 7.5 7.6 7.7 8.4 9.1 9.5 10.1 11.9
  Paint, glass, and wallpaper stores 523 10.2 10.3 10.1 10.2 10.1 9.9 9.8 10.0 54 51 50 49 48 50 49 54.0 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.2
  Hardware stores 525 19.0 18.9 19.0 18.6 18.2 13.9 14.3 15.9 143 141 143 138 140 120 124 140.0 1.9 1.9 2.0 1.9 2.0 1.7 1.8 2.1
  Retail nurseries and garden stores 526 10.1 10.2 10.3 11.1 11.0 11.7 11.3 10.9 76 72 71 73 73 80 81 77.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.3 1.3
  Mobile home dealers 527 4.2 4.1 4.1 4.1 4.3 4.5 4.8 5.5 23 22 23 25 29 33 37 41.0 0.4 0.4 0.5 0.6 0.8 0.9 1.1 1.1
 
General merchandise stores 2 53 36.6 36.9 36.3 35.6 36.7 36.2 36.9 35.3 2,135 2,093 2,059 2,142 2,196 2,291 2,261 2,445.0 22.9 23.4 24.4 25.7 27.0 29.1 28.6 30.5
  Department stores 531 10.1 10.2 10.1 10.6 10.8 10.8 10.8 11.3 1,710 1,646 1,614 1,739 1,786 1,874 1,850 2,070.0 18.3 18.4 19.1 20.6 21.7 23.6 23.0 25.6
  Variety stores 533 10.0 9.9 9.8 12.9 13.2 10.5 10.8 12.6 109 99 96 119 107 93 93 96.0 1.0 0.9 0.9 1.1 1.0 0.9 0.9 1.1
  Misc. general merchandise stores 539 15.0 15.6 15.4 12.1 12.4 14.3 14.8 11.4 310 342 344 284 302 323 316 279.0 3.6 4.0 4.3 3.9 4.2 4.5 4.7 3.8
 
Food stores 2 54 186.1 187.8 190.3 181.9 182.5 181.9 179.3 176.6 3,124 3,114 3,090 3,028 3,095 3,188 3,300 3,162.0 35.8 37.4 38.8 38.3 39.8 41.5 44.1 43.6
  Grocery stores 541 132.5 133.3 136.4 133.0 131.7 130.8 129.2 130.7 2,757 2,748 2,728 2,729 2,785 2,871 2,981 2,874.0 32.4 33.7 35.0 35.2 36.3 38.0 40.5 40.1
  Meat and fish markets 542 9.3 9.2 9.2 8.8 8.5 8.2 7.9 7.2 54 52 52 46 45 45 46 39.0 0.6 0.7 0.7 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6
  Fruit and vegetable markets 543 2.9 3.1 3.3 3.1 3.1 3.1 3.3 3.2 19 19 20 17 17 18 19 18.0 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.2
  Candy, nut, confectionery stores 544 5.4 5.3 5.5 5.1 4.9 4.8 4.7 4.5 29 29 30 26 28 27 28 27.0 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.3
  Retail bakeries 546 19.9 20.8 21.3 20.7 21.3 20.2 20.2 19.2 176 175 177 161 162 153 148 146.0 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.6 1.7 1.6 1.5 1.6
 
Automotive dealers and service stations 2 55 207.3 204.5 202.8 198.9 198.4 199.8 202.0 200.9 2,104 2,006 1,982 1,993 2,097 2,190 2,267 2,312.0 40.0 39.1 41.0 43.5 48.0 51.2 55.5 57.0
  New and used car dealers 551 26.1 25.8 25.5 24.6 24.1 24.2 24.6 26.2 917 865 859 899 949 991 1,015 1,068.0 23.9 23.1 24.5 27.6 30.7 32.4 35.1 36.4
  Used car dealers 552 14.3 14.7 16.9 19.3 19.6 19.7 22.0 23.4 56 54 61 67 73 78 86 93.0 1.0 1.0 1.1 1.3 1.5 1.7 1.9 2.2
  Auto and home supply stores 553 43.4 43.7 44.8 41.1 41.3 42.6 43.8 41.8 305 299 308 276 295 318 346 326.0 5.1 5.2 5.5 5.0 5.5 6.1 6.8 6.5
  Gasoline service stations 554 104.8 101.9 100.1 101.4 99.3 97.4 96.2 95.8 701 674 649 672 692 702 713 721.0 7.5 7.5 7.6 7.9 8.3 8.7 9.0 9.3
  Boat dealers 555 4.6 4.5 4.6 4.8 4.8 4.8 5.1 5.2 34 29 27 28 29 31 33 35.0 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.7 0.7 0.8 0.8
  Recreational vehicle dealers 556 2.7 2.7 2.8 2.8 2.9 2.9 3.0 3.0 24 21 22 23 26 28 28 30.0 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.6 0.7 0.7 0.8 0.8
  Motorcycle dealers 557 3.4 3.4 3.5 3.6 3.6 3.6 3.8 3.6 22 21 23 23 25 27 29 29.0 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.5 0.5 0.6 0.7 0.7
 
Apparel and accessory stores 2 56 150.2 147.6 146.6 143.5 142.4 135.3 132.7 125.1 1,193 1,194 1,168 1,194 1,184 1,148 1,087 1,085.0 12.2 12.2 12.6 12.8 13.3 12.9 13.2 13.8
  Men's and boys' clothing stores 561 14.7 14.0 14.1 14.7 14.6 13.9 13.8 12.3 108 101 96 109 107 107 92 89.0 1.5 1.4 1.4 1.4 1.4 1.5 1.4 1.4
  Women's clothing stores 562 50.2 48.8 49.5 50.2 47.7 42.2 40.6 40.5 439 445 439 449 420 370 327 314.0 4.0 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.1 3.5 3.5 3.6
  Women's accessory and specialty stores 563 7.7 7.9 8.6 8.6 8.3 8.0 8.6 8.2 46 44 45 43 45 46 50 52.0 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.6 0.7
  Children's and infants' wear stores 564 5.6 5.7 5.6 5.4 5.3 5.1 5.2 4.7 36 39 39 37 38 42 45 34.0 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4
  Family clothing stores 565 17.8 18.0 19.4 19.4 19.5 19.0 19.6 20.8 283 293 295 325 338 336 329 371.0 3.0 3.0 3.3 3.6 3.9 4.0 4.1 4.9
  Shoe stores 566 37.4 36.5 35.9 35.2 34.8 33.0 31.7 30.1 206 196 187 186 185 185 181 186.0 2.2 2.1 2.2 2.2 2.2 2.2 2.3 2.4
  Misc. apparel and accessory stores 569 9.1 9.3 9.1 9.2 9.5 9.6 10.2 8.2 47 48 47 43 47 52 53 38.0 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.6 0.6 0.7 0.5
 
Furniture and homefurnishings stores 2 57 108.1 110.7 113.1 112.3 114.5 116.7 115.7 116.4 749 746 800 754 790 859 878 867.0 12.3 12.7 14.0 13.2 14.3 15.7 16.7 16.6
  Furniture and homefurnishings stores 2 571 61.1 62.2 63.5 66.4 66.8 67.3 66.0 66.7 430 414 413 437 451 476 476 473.0 7.2 7.1 7.3 7.8 8.3 8.9 9.3 9.3
    Furniture stores 5712 30.8 31.4 31.5 32.9 32.8 32.9 31.4 31.9 245 237 233 245 252 264 258 257.0 4.3 4.2 4.4 4.7 5.0 5.3 5.4 5.6
    Floor covering stores 5713 13.2 13.5 13.7 13.9 14.2 14.6 14.7 14.5 77 73 73 72 73 80 81 76.0 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.6 1.8 1.9 1.8
    Drapery and upholstery stores 5714 3.4 3.3 3.2 2.8 2.7 2.6 2.8 2.5 16 14 14 11 11 11 11 10.0 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2
    Misc. homefurnishings stores 5719 13.3 13.6 14.6 16.5 16.8 16.7 16.6 17.7 92 89 91 108 115 120 125 130.0 1.1 1.1 1.2 1.4 1.6 1.6 1.8 1.8
  Household appliance stores 572 10.0 10.0 10.7 9.8 9.6 9.7 10.0 10.7 63 61 114 67 61 64 64 63.0 1.1 1.1 2.0 1.2 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.3
  Radio, television, and computer stores 2 573 34.2 35.8 37.4 36.0 37.5 38.9 39.1 38.9 245 260 266 250 277 318 336 330.0 3.9 4.4 4.5 4.2 4.8 5.5 6.2 6.0
    Radio, TV, and electronic stores 5731 16.5 16.9 17.2 16.9 16.9 17.0 15.9 16.9 120 125 127 126 135 155 165 168.0 2.1 2.2 2.2 2.3 2.6 2.9 3.1 3.1
    Computer and software stores 5734 5.1 6.0 7.0 6.5 7.5 8.5 9.6 9.3 33 40 46 38 48 58 69 69.0 0.8 1.0 1.1 0.8 1.0 1.3 1.7 1.6
    Record and prerecorded tape stores 5735 7.1 7.6 7.9 8.2 8.7 8.8 8.9 8.2 60 64 63 63 69 78 73 65.0 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.7 0.8 0.8 0.7
 
Eating and drinking places 2 58 402.6 415.2 430.1 441.5 449.1 456.7 466.4 478.6 6,461 6,416 6,571 6,728 6,928 7,208 7,417 7,597.0 49.6 51.4 54.3 57.4 60.7 64.7 69.1 72.4
  Eating places 5812 286.8 280.2 324.9 360.2 367.2 344.9 368.5 423.7 5,700 5,460 5,719 6,346 6,477 6,568 6,716 7,276.0 43.8 44.0 47.5 53.9 56.7 58.7 62.7 69.6
  Drinking places 5813 43.8 41.4 51.0 52.8 52.9 47.8 53.9 52.4 267 251 284 314 310 305 326 317.0 2.0 2.0 2.2 2.4 2.5 2.5 2.8 2.8
 
Miscellaneous retail 2 59 349.0 354.7 359.2 352.1 354.8 360.8 365.4 371.2 2,487 2,504 2,496 2,423 2,477 2,611 2,640 2,807.0 33.2 34.6 36.0 35.4 37.8 40.7 43.2 46.5
  Drug stores and proprietary stores 591 50.0 49.1 48.7 47.1 45.7 44.6 43.2 47.6 593 609 611 590 583 599 588 724.0 8.3 9.0 9.6 9.4 9.7 10.1 10.6 11.7
  Liquor stores 3 592 30.8 30.6 30.3 30.2 29.5 29.0 28.8 29.1 141 136 134 130 129 128 129 129.0 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.7 1.7
  Used merchandise stores 593 15.0 16.3 19.1 20.8 21.6 21.6 23.5 23.8 79 83 96 105 112 112 117 120.0 0.9 1.0 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7
  Sporting goods and bicycle shops 5941 21.4 22.2 24.1 24.0 24.5 24.8 25.2 24.5 139 139 148 149 157 173 189 176.0 1.6 1.7 1.9 1.9 2.2 2.3 2.5 2.4
  Book stores 5942 11.7 12.3 13.1 13.5 13.5 13.4 13.1 12.3 86 94 99 99 102 111 117 120.0 0.8 0.9 1.0 1.0 1.1 1.3 1.4 1.5
  Stationery stores 5943 4.8 5.1 5.5 4.4 4.2 4.4 4.0 3.2 34 40 44 25 23 34 23 19.0 0.4 0.5 0.6 0.3 0.3 0.5 0.4 0.3
  Jewelry stores 5944 26.6 26.4 26.8 27.6 27.0 27.5 27.7 29.5 161 150 148 148 142 143 137 157.0 2.3 2.2 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.6 2.7 2.8
  Hobby, toy, and game shops 5945 9.4 9.6 10.5 10.7 10.4 10.3 10.8 10.9 83 87 90 93 94 104 109 110.0 0.8 0.9 1.0 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4
  Camera, photo supply stores 5946 3.6 3.6 3.5 3.0 3.0 2.9 3.0 2.9 22 22 22 18 18 18 18 18.0 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3
  Gift, novelty, and souvenir shops 5947 29.5 29.6 34.8 34.1 34.4 33.8 36.1 37.9 164 163 172 174 179 181 194 206.0 1.4 1.4 1.6 1.6 1.7 1.8 2.0 2.1
  Sewing, needlework, and piece goods 5949 8.2 8.2 8.3 8.0 7.5 7.0 6.9 6.3 68 64 67 64 59 54 51 42.0 0.5 0.5 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5
  Catalog and mail-order houses 5961 7.2 7.4 7.4 7.4 6.4 7.2 8.2 10.1 141 148 139 150 160 181 180 214.0 2.6 2.8 2.9 3.0 3.4 3.9 4.5 5.8
  Merchandising machine operators 5962 5.1 5.3 5.8 5.9 6.0 6.1 6.7 6.5 76 73 73 67 71 72 73 68.0 1.3 1.2 1.3 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.4 1.4
  Direct selling establishments 5963 8.8 8.7 10.0 13.3 13.2 13.4 14.9 17.8 107 104 99 121 120 123 119 135.0 1.7 1.6 1.6 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.3 2.9
  Fuel dealers 598 12.0 11.8 11.8 11.0 11.1 11.5 11.3 11.3 100 96 92 86 89 95 95 92.0 2.2 2.1 2.2 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.4
  Florists 5992 25.8 26.5 27.1 27.2 26.8 26.4 26.7 26.5 131 129 125 122 120 124 126 125.0 1.2 1.2 1.3 1.2 1.3 1.3 1.4 1.4
  Optical goods stores 5995 13.2 13.7 13.9 13.8 14.3 14.5 14.7 15.2 66 69 67 67 73 73 73 75.0 1.1 1.1 1.2 1.2 1.3 1.3 1.4 1.4
Administrative and auxiliary (X) 18.0 18.3 16.2 15.7 15.9 16.1 16.2 15.1 860 842 822 819 825 850 869 871.0 23.7 24.3 25.4 26.0 27.4 29.8 31.7 32.3




NA Not available. X Not applicable.
1 Based on 1987 Standard Industrial Classification; see text, Section 17, Business Enterprise.
2 Includes kinds of business not shown separately.
3 Includes government employees.

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, County Business Patterns, annual.

http://www.census.gov/epcd/cbp/view/cbpview.html



https://allcountries.org/uscensus/1273_retail_trade_establishments_employees_and_payroll.html

These tables are based on figures supplied by the United States Census Bureau, U.S. Department of Commerce and are subject to revision by the Census Bureau.

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