Table 6

RETAIL SALES IN SELECTED SOUTHWEST SIDE COMMUNITY AREAS, 1948

A: Stores, sales, and share of city sales and population,
Archer Corridor
Statistic Armour
Square
Bridge-
port
McKinley
Park
Brighton
Park
Archer
Heights
Garfield
Ridge
1. Ttl. stores2507532796098697
2. Ttl. sales10.8117.314.630.74.06.2
3. % of city sales0.33.30.40.90.10.2
4. % of city pop.0.61.30.51.10.20.4
5. Ttl. popul'n23294460701881341345867512900
6. Sq. mileage1.0032.1131.6472.8942.1954.218

B: Stores, sales, and share of city sales and population,
South/Southwest
StatisticFuller
Square
New
City
Engle-
wood
Chicago
Lawn
Gage
Park
1. Ttl. stores17811791079568319
2. Ttl. sales9.970.3150.269.216.8
3. % of city sales0.32.04.21.90.5
4. % of city pop.0.52.12.61.40.8
5. Ttl. popul'n1717475917941345021130149
6. Sq. mileage0.7234.9813.0683.5282.201

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Notes:

Expansion of category abbreviations:
 1. Total number of stores, 1948.
 2. Total retail sales in millions of dollars, 1948.
 3. Percent of city's retail sales outside of the Loop, 1948.
 4. Percent of city's population, 1950.
 5. Total population of community area, 1950.
 6. Square mileage of community area.

Source: Local Community Fact book for Chicago, 1950. Community areas 34,
 37, 56-61, 66, 68. See bibliography for publication information.