1958 Census of Business


The 1958 Census of Business was issued in six volumes. Detailed holdings are described below.

Volumes which contain tables specifically about New York are highlighted.

Retail Trade

  • Volume 1
    Retail Trade. Summary Statistics.
    C 3.202/4:958 - U.S. Government Documents
    Contains seven chapters: U.S. Summary, Sales Size, Employment Size, Single Units and Multiunits, Legal Form of Organization, Miscellaneous, Alaska and Hawaii. Each of the first six chapters includes tables by State and Standard Metropolitan Area.
  • Volume 2
    Retail Trade. Area Statistics. 2 pts.
    C 3.202/4:958 - U.S. Government Documents
    • Pt. 1: U.S. Summary & Alabama-Mississippi
    • Pt. 2: Missouri-Wyoming, Alaska, Hawaii, Guam, and the Virgin Islands

Wholesale Trade

  • Volume 3
    Wholesale Trade. Summary Statistics and Public Warehousing.
    C 3.202/4:958 - U.S. Government Documents
    Contains ten chapters: U.S. Summary; Sales Size & Employment Size; Receivables & Bad-Debt Losses; Sales by Class of Customer; Legal Form of Organization; Commodity Line Sales; Petroleum Bulk Plants & Terminals; Miscellaneous; Alaska & Hawaii; Public Warehousing.
  • Volume 4
    Wholesale Trade. Area Statistics.
    C 3.202/4:958 - U.S. Government Documents

Selected Services

  • Volume 5
    Selected Services. Summary Statistics.
    C 3.202/4:958 - U.S. Government Documents
    Contains ten chapters: U.S. Summary; Receipts Size; Employment Size; Single Units & Multiunits; Legal Form of Organization; Hotels, Motels & Tourist Courts; Power Laundries, Cleaning & Dyeing Plants, & Related Services; Motion Pictures; Miscellaneous; Alaska & Hawaii.
  • Volume 6
    Selected Services. Area Statistics. 2 pts.
    C 3.202/4:958 - U.S. Government Documents
    • Pt. 1: U.S. Summary & Alabama-Mississippi
    • Pt. 2: Missouri-Wyoming, Alaska, Hawaii, Guam, and the Virgin Islands

Central Business District Reports

  • Volume 7
    Central Business District Reports. 98 pts.
    HF 3007 .Un3 - Business
    Akron - Minneapolis-St. Paul
    Mobile - Waterbury
    Central business district (CBD) statistics were published in a series of separate reports for each of 97 selected standard metropolitan statistical areas (SMSA's) and a summary report.