* Data is projected for years 2018-2050.
Years Available: 1969–2050
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General Notes: Industry code NAICS 51. Historical data are revised each year and some historical data are estimated for witheld data due to disclosure and confidentiality policies. An employee is classified based on the primary activity of the establishment in which he or she works. Government employees are always classified in federal civilian, federal military, or state and local government employment. Industries are defined by the 2002 North American Industry Classification System Manual (NAICS).
Employment, earnings, income, and population data 1969-2017 are historical from the U.S. Department of Commerce. Retail sales data from the Department of Commerce are historical for 1972, 1977, 1982, 1987, 1992, 1997, 2002, 2007, and 2012. Household data are historical for 1970, 1980, 1985, 1990, 2000 and 2010 from Department of Commerce. Household incomes (in 2009 dollars) are historical for 1990, 2000, and 2010 only. Finally, all other years of data, 1970-2017 or 1990-2017, for retail sales, households, population, and household incomes are estimated by Woods & Poole. Data for years 2018-2050 are projected.