Retail Census:Colorado, 1992 by SIC Code and Counties Ranked by Volume of Sales


Table 1A.  Comparative Statistics for Colorado: 1992 and 1987              
           Number of Establishments, Sales, and Percent Change             
           1987 to 1992                                                    
                                                                           
(Includes only establishments with payroll. Refer to special symbols file  
for meaning of abbreviations and symbols. For explanation of terms and     
comparability of 1987 and 1992 censuses, refer to the published            
final report)                                                              
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                                                 Estab- -------Sales-------
                                                  lish-             Percent
                                                  ments              change
SIC                                                1992        1992 1987 to
code      Kind of business                      (number)    ($1,000)   1992
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          Retail trade........................    22 921  28 532 646   37.9
521       Lumber and other building materials                              
          dealers.............................       358   1 161 535   57.3
523       Paint, glass, and wallpaper stores..       176     107 272   32.3
525       Hardware stores.....................       246     175 837   33.6
526       Retail nurseries, lawn and garden                                
          supply stores.......................        91      52 201    7.1
527       Manufactured (mobile) home dealers..        50      61 194   48.5
531       Department stores (incl. leased                                  
          depts.) *, **.......................       157   2 790 300   37.2
531       Department stores (excl. leased                                  
          depts.) *...........................       157   2 743 661   38.4
533       Variety stores......................        66      59 262  -16.3
539       Miscellaneous general merchandise                                
          stores..............................       151     815 509   71.3
541       Grocery stores......................     1 197   5 454 639   31.7
542       Meat and fish (seafood) markets.....        52      23 079  -21.9
546       Retail bakeries.....................       265      58 576    8.3
543, 4,   Other food stores...................       254      66 856   30.6
5, 9                                                                       
551       New car dealers.....................       262   5 024 487   37.0
552       Used car dealers....................       284     281 362   93.2
553       Auto and home supply stores.........       621     440 557   11.6
555, 6,   Miscellaneous automotive dealers....       173     272 136   32.8
7, 9                                                                       
554       Gasoline service stations...........     1 459   1 961 027   27.9
561       Men's and boys' clothing and                                     
          accessory stores....................       175     117 747   17.8
562       Women's clothing stores.............       605     368 340   27.8
563       Women's accessory and specialty                                  
          stores..............................       128      48 548   53.2
565       Family clothing stores..............       328     339 267   42.6
566       Shoe stores.........................       526     221 696   28.6
564, 9    Other apparel and accessory stores..       275     106 713   54.4
5712      Furniture stores....................       449     447 968   34.5
5713, 4,  Homefurnishings stores..............       548     327 867   50.4
9                                                                          
572       Household appliance stores..........       129      71 962  -46.8
5731      Consumer electronics stores.........       291     408 730   75.2
5734      Computer and software stores........       126     155 966  250.8
5735      Record and prerecorded tape stores..       129      88 651   51.3
5736      Musical instrument stores...........        77      42 725   26.5
5812 pt.  Restaurants.........................     3 159   1 563 677   36.1
5812 pt.  Cafeterias..........................       122      85 362   -6.2
5812 pt.  Refreshment places..................     2 268   1 021 493   29.1
5812 pt.  Other eating places.................       509     215 977   25.1
5813      Drinking places.....................       904     213 025   19.7
591       Drug and proprietary stores.........       411     584 096   31.4
592       Liquor stores.......................       772     490 015   25.9
593       Used merchandise stores.............       410     112 150   62.4
5941      Sporting goods stores...............       675     459 092   31.8
5942      Book stores.........................       259     143 628   84.8
5944      Jewelry stores......................       409     184 787   33.0
5943, 5,  Other miscellaneous shopping goods                               
6, 7, 8,  stores..............................     1 227     549 246   53.1
9                                                                          
5961      Catalog and mail-order houses.......       157     550 498  238.3
5962      Vending machine operators...........       111      76 345   62.3
5963      Direct selling establishments.......       263     206 506   43.0
598       Fuel dealers........................       118      89 433    7.8
5992      Florists............................       367      80 259   20.1
5993      Tobacco stores and stands...........        16       5 405   82.5
5994      News dealers and newsstands.........        10       5 752   40.4
5995      Optical goods stores................       287      85 091   28.5
5999      Other miscellaneous retail stores,                               
          n.e.c...............................       819     305 439   94.9
* Includes sales from catalog order desks.                                 
**Includes data for leased departments operated within department stores.  
  Data for this line not included in broader kind-of-business totals.      
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Table 1B.  Comparative Statistics for Colorado: 1992 and 1987              
           Number of Establishments, Employees, and Percent Change         
           1987 to 1992                                                    
                                                                           
(Includes only establishments with payroll. Refer to special symbols file  
for meaning of abbreviations and symbols. For explanation of terms and     
comparability of 1987 and 1992 censuses, refer to the published            
final report)                                                              
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                                                 Estab- -----Employees-----
                                                  lish-             Percent
                                                  ments              change
SIC                                                1992        1992 1987 to
code      Kind of business                      (number)    (number)   1992
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          Retail trade........................    22 921     283 457    5.8
521       Lumber and other building materials                              
          dealers.............................       358       6 085   18.6
523       Paint, glass, and wallpaper stores..       176         805  -14.7
525       Hardware stores.....................       246       2 095   16.6
526       Retail nurseries, lawn and garden                                
          supply stores.......................        91         573  -13.3
527       Manufactured (mobile) home dealers..        50         285   13.1
531       Department stores (incl. leased                                  
          depts.) **..........................       157        (NA)   (NA)
531       Department stores (excl. leased                                  
          depts.).............................       157      25 826    9.0
533       Variety stores......................        66         823  -40.4
539       Miscellaneous general merchandise                                
          stores..............................       151       4 655   28.0
541       Grocery stores......................     1 197      35 987   19.3
542       Meat and fish (seafood) markets.....        52         270  -25.2
546       Retail bakeries.....................       265       2 455      -
543, 4,   Other food stores...................       254       1 022  -21.6
5, 9                                                                       
551       New car dealers.....................       262      12 503   -5.0
552       Used car dealers....................       284       1 128   22.6
553       Auto and home supply stores.........       621       4 130   -3.6
555, 6,   Miscellaneous automotive dealers....       173       1 171  -14.8
7, 9                                                                       
554       Gasoline service stations...........     1 459       9 203   -9.3
561       Men's and boys' clothing and                                     
          accessory stores....................       175       1 102  -17.4
562       Women's clothing stores.............       605       4 727   -4.5
563       Women's accessory and specialty                                  
          stores..............................       128         634   68.2
565       Family clothing stores..............       328       3 523    6.1
566       Shoe stores.........................       526       2 321  -14.7
564, 9    Other apparel and accessory stores..       275       1 448    4.2
5712      Furniture stores....................       449       2 899    7.1
5713, 4,  Homefurnishings stores..............       548       2 838   10.2
9                                                                          
572       Household appliance stores..........       129         453  -43.7
5731      Consumer electronics stores.........       291       2 313   13.7
5734      Computer and software stores........       126         664   77.5
5735      Record and prerecorded tape stores..       129         831   10.5
5736      Musical instrument stores...........        77         382  -11.4
5812 pt.  Restaurants.........................     3 159      58 289    7.0
5812 pt.  Cafeterias..........................       122       3 414   -8.1
5812 pt.  Refreshment places..................     2 268      36 845    5.1
5812 pt.  Other eating places.................       509       6 763  -14.2
5813      Drinking places.....................       904       6 895    2.9
591       Drug and proprietary stores.........       411       4 811     .5
592       Liquor stores.......................       772       2 900   -9.2
593       Used merchandise stores.............       410       2 054   31.8
5941      Sporting goods stores...............       675       5 137    6.6
5942      Book stores.........................       259       1 690   43.6
5944      Jewelry stores......................       409       2 098   -8.6
5943, 5,  Other miscellaneous shopping goods                               
6, 7, 8,  stores..............................     1 227       6 742    7.8
9                                                                          
5961      Catalog and mail-order houses.......       157       3 019  128.7
5962      Vending machine operators...........       111         902   38.8
5963      Direct selling establishments.......       263       2 106  -21.0
598       Fuel dealers........................       118         582   -1.5
5992      Florists............................       367       1 589   -3.5
5993      Tobacco stores and stands...........        16          60  -13.0
5994      News dealers and newsstands.........        10          48  -40.7
5995      Optical goods stores................       287       1 093   -1.6
5999      Other miscellaneous retail stores,                               
          n.e.c...............................       819       3 269   36.0
**Includes data for leased departments operated within department stores.  
  Data for this line not included in broader kind-of-business totals.      
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Table 2. Counties Ranked by Volume of Sales:  1992                         
                                                                           
(Includes only establishments with payroll. Refer to special symbols file  
for meaning of abbreviations and symbols.  Refer to the published final    
report for explanation of terms and comparability of 1987 and 1992         
censuses.  Refer to Appendix F in the published final report for           
information on geographic areas followed by #)                             
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                                                        ---Cumulative---   
                                             Sales      Sales    Percent of
         Geographic area         Rank *   ($1,000)   ($1,000)   State total
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Colorado.......................   (X)  28 532 646  28 532 646       100.0  
Arapahoe.......................     1   4 847 391   4 847 391        17.0  
Denver.........................     2   3 822 903   8 670 294        30.4  
Jefferson......................     3   3 758 576  12 428 870        43.6  
El Paso........................     4   3 447 400  15 876 270        55.6  
Boulder........................     5   2 144 042  18 020 312        63.2  
Adams..........................     6   2 055 684  20 075 996        70.4  
Larimer........................     7   1 617 604  21 693 600        76.0  
Pueblo.........................     8     893 566  22 587 166        79.2  
Weld...........................     9     769 619  23 356 785        81.9  
Mesa...........................    10     765 119  24 121 904        84.5  
Eagle..........................    11     361 552  24 483 456        85.8  
Garfield.......................    12     351 852  24 835 308        87.0  
Douglas........................    13     345 225  25 180 533        88.3  
La Plata.......................    14     307 838  25 488 371        89.3  
Summit.........................    15     295 236  25 783 607        90.4  
Pitkin.........................    16     284 456  26 068 063        91.4  
Montrose.......................    17     215 291  26 283 354        92.1  
Routt..........................    18     160 897  26 444 251        92.7  
Montezuma......................    19     150 529  26 594 780        93.2  
Logan..........................    20     146 871  26 741 651        93.7  
Fremont........................    21     142 913  26 884 564        94.2  
Alamosa........................    22     126 813  27 011 377        94.7  
Morgan.........................    23     116 705  27 128 082        95.1  
Delta..........................    24     111 602  27 239 684        95.5  
Otero..........................    25     108 750  27 348 434        95.8  
Gunnison.......................    26     102 987  27 451 421        96.2  
Chaffee........................    27      87 485  27 538 906        96.5  
Moffat.........................    28      84 624  27 623 530        96.8  
Prowers........................    29      84 475  27 708 005        97.1  
Teller.........................    30      70 602  27 778 607        97.4  
Grand..........................    31      69 466  27 848 073        97.6  
Las Animas.....................    32      63 344  27 911 417        97.8  
Kit Carson.....................    33      58 635  27 970 052        98.0  
San Miguel.....................    34      49 578  28 019 630        98.2  
Rio Grande.....................    35      47 230  28 066 860        98.4  
Yuma...........................    36      46 621  28 113 481        98.5  
Lincoln........................    37      43 850  28 157 331        98.7  
Clear Creek....................    38      43 612  28 200 943        98.8  
Archuleta......................    39      35 302  28 236 245        99.0  
Lake...........................    40      25 653  28 261 898        99.1  
Huerfano.......................    41      25 378  28 287 276        99.1  
Baca...........................    42      23 796  28 311 072        99.2  
Rio Blanco.....................    43      22 483  28 333 555        99.3  
Sedgwick.......................    44      20 453  28 354 008        99.4  
Phillips.......................    45      18 984  28 372 992        99.4  
Elbert.........................    46      16 497  28 389 489        99.5  
Conejos........................    47      16 017  28 405 506        99.6  
Park...........................    48      15 561  28 421 067        99.6  
Washington.....................    49      13 852  28 434 919        99.7  
Saguache.......................    50      13 817  28 448 736        99.7  
Ouray..........................    51      12 732  28 461 468        99.8  
Bent...........................    52       9 030  28 470 498        99.8  
Crowley........................    53       8 335  28 478 833        99.8  
Cheyenne.......................    54       8 119  28 486 952        99.8  
Custer.........................    55       7 955  28 494 907        99.9  
Jackson........................    56       7 404  28 502 311        99.9  
San Juan.......................    57       6 695  28 509 006        99.9  
Gilpin.........................    58       5 534  28 514 540        99.9  
Costilla.......................    59       4 258  28 518 798       100.0  
Kiowa..........................    60       3 773  28 522 571       100.0  
Dolores........................    61       3 438  28 526 009       100.0  
Hinsdale.......................    62       3 396  28 529 405       100.0  
Mineral........................    63       3 241  28 532 646       100.0  
*Counties with suppressed sales (if applicable) are listed at end of table 
 rather than by rank to avoid disclosing data for individual companies.    
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CONTACT:  Anne Russell, Services Division, Bureau of the Census,           
Washington, D.C. 20233.  (301-763-7038)                                    
 


Notes: Data are in current dollars for the years specified and are not adjusted for inflation. Press release to accompany the report.

Source: Washington, DC: Bureau of the Census, 1994.

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