1987 Census of Retail Trade


The 1987 Census of Retail Trade was issued in four series. Detailed holdings are described below.

Volumes which contain tables specifically about New York are highlighted.

  • Subject Series. 55 reports.
    HF 5429.3 C4 1990b - Business
    • 2: Measures of Value Produced, Capital Expenditures, Depreciable Assets, and Operating Expenses
    • 3: Merchandise Line Sales: U.S.
    • 4: Miscellaneous Subjects
  • Geographic Area Series. 52 reports.
    HF 5429.3 C4 1989 - Business
    Pt. 33: New York
    A separate report was issued for each State, the District of Columbia, and the U.S. Each report presents general statistics for establishments with payroll, on number of establishments, sales, payroll, employment, and number of proprietorships and partnerships, by varied retail classifications. All statistics are presented for the State, MSAs, counties, and places with 2,500 inhabitants or more. Greater kind-of-business detail is shown for larger areas. For each State, the District of Columbia, and the U.S. 1987 data are provided by kind of business on sales and employees per establishment and sales and payroll per employee. Comparative statistics showing percent changes in sales and payroll between 1982 and 1987 are shown by kind of business.
  • Nonemployer Statistics Series. 4 reports.
    HF 5429.3 C4 1990 - Business
    Four separate reports were issued, each containing data for the States located in the four different regions. Data are included by kind of business on all establishments, establishments with payroll, and establishments without payroll for the U.S. Also presented are statistics for establishment without payroll on number of establishments and sales by varied retail clasifications for each State and, within each State, for MSAs, counties, and places with 2,500 inhabitants or more.
    1: Northeast: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont
  • Special Report Series. 1 report.
    HF 5429.3 C4 1991a - Business
    The Selected Statistics report presents selected aggregate data on retail trade, including statistics not included in the other final reports.