1992 Census of Retail Trade


The 1992 Census of Retail Trade was issued in four series. Detailed holdings are described below, with links to the web versions, if available.

This information is also available on the 1992 Economic Census web site, from the U.S. Census Bureau. The full text of all the reports is available (in PDF format), as well as the data tables in HTML, explanatory materials and links to related sites.

You can also access the data via American FactFinder.

Volumes which contain tables specifically about New York are highlighted.

  • Subject Series. 4 reports.
    • 1: Establishment and Firm Size
    • 2: Measures of Value Produced, Capital Expenditures, Depreciable Assets, and Operating Expenses
    • 3: Merchandise Line Sales
    • 4: Miscellaneous Subjects
  • Geographic Area Series. 52 reports.
    HF 5429.3 C4 1994 - Business
    Pt. 33: New York
    A separate report containing data for establishments with payroll was published for each State, the District of Columbia, and the U.S. Each report presents general statistics for establishments with payroll including number of estabhishments, sales, payroll, and employment by varied retail classifications. All statistics are presented for the State, metropolitan areas, (MAs), 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. 1992 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 1987 and 1992 are shown by kind of business.
  • Nonemployer Statistics Series. 1 report.
    HF 5429.3 C4 1995 - Business
    This report includes number of establishments and sales by kind of business for all establishments, establishments with payroll, and establishments without payroll for the U.S. and States. Data on sales size of establishments wthout payroll and the number of proprietorhips and partnerships is also provided for the U.S. Also presented are statistics for establishments without payroll inlcuding number of establishments and sales by varied retail clasifications for MAs. Similar data for counties and places with 2,500 inhabitants or more are available on electronic media only.
  • Special Report Series. 1 report.
    Not published?
    The Selected Statistics report presents selected data for establishments with and without payroll for 1992 and 1987 by kind of business. Data include number of estaablishments, sales, payroll and employment, and selected ratios and rankings. Data are presented for the U.S. as a whole and for States and MA's.