1997 Census of Retail Trade

The 1997 Census of Retail Trade was issued in two publication series: Subject and Geographic Area. Detailed holdings are described below, with links to the web versions. The Business Library has acquired print versions of selected volumes only.

This information is also available on the 1997 Economic Census: Retail Trade 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.

Definition: The Retail Trade sector (sector 44-45) comprises establishments engaged in retailing merchandise, generally without transformation, and rendering services incidental to the sale of merchandise.