1997 Economic Census:
Retail Trade
Bristol County, MA


These data are from the 1997 and 2002 Economic Censuses.
For more recent data, see the current Industry Statistics Sampler.
 
Retail Trade by Subsector
Introductory text includes scope and methodology. Table includes only establishments with payroll. Nonemployers are shown separately. For descriptions of column headings and rows (industries), click on the appropriate underlined element in the table.
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NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
  44-45 Retail trade 2,365 5,158,712 511,061 32,400
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 263 1,070,610 98,436 3,401
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 139 147,616 21,983 1,133
443 Electronics & appliance stores 70 101,331 9,950 553
444 Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers 167 494,242 54,049 2,047
445 Food & beverage stores 357 1,022,068 96,268 7,354
446 Health & personal care stores 147 291,992 30,680 2,063
447 Gasoline stations 239 361,901 19,005 1,593
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 396 378,893 40,835 3,676
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book, & music stores 160 138,491 13,975 1,161
452 General merchandise stores 82 865,876 85,421 6,956
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 231 142,169 18,777 1,563
454 Nonstore retailers 114 143,523 21,682 900

 

 

Retail Trade by Industry
Introductory text includes scope and methodology. Table includes only establishments with payroll. Nonemployers are shown separately. For descriptions of column headings and rows (industries), click on the appropriate underlined element in the table.
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
44-45 Retail trade 2,365 5,158,712 511,061 32,400
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 263 1,070,610 98,436 3,401
4411 Automobile dealers 136 919,886 74,751 2,415
44111 New car dealers 65 840,875 70,274 2,221
44112 Used car dealers 71 79,011 4,477 194
4412 Other motor vehicle dealers 21 37,051 2,936 103
44121 Recreational vehicle dealers 2 D D (20-99)
44122 Motorcycle, boat, & other motor vehicle dealers 19 D D (20-99)
441221 Motorcycle dealers 5 3,486 369 15
441222 Boat dealers 12 12,344 1,332 54
441229 All other motor vehicle dealers 2 D D (1-19)
4413 Automotive parts, accessories, & tire stores 106 113,673 20,749 883
44131 Automotive parts & accessories stores 76 78,313 13,556 614
44132 Tire dealers 30 35,360 7,193 269
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 139 147,616 21,983 1,133
4421 Furniture stores 50 94,285 13,798 660
4422 Home furnishings stores 89 53,331 8,185 473
44221 Floor covering stores 47 29,761 4,984 228
44229 Other home furnishings stores 42 23,570 3,201 245
442291 Window treatment stores 13 4,503 1,279 62
442299 All other home furnishings stores 29 19,067 1,922 183
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
443 Electronics & appliance stores 70 101,331 9,950 553
44311 Appliance, television, & other electronics stores 49 87,329 8,401 467
443111 Household appliance stores 14 16,746 1,717 82
443112 Radio, television, & other electronics stores 35 70,583 6,684 385
44312 Computer & software stores 16 11,641 1,266 68
44313 Camera & photographic supplies stores 5 2,361 283 18
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
444 Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers 167 494,242 54,049 2,047
4441 Building material & supplies dealers 138 476,121 51,389 1,902
44411 Home centers 8 D D (500-999)
44412 Paint & wallpaper stores 18 D D (20-99)
44413 Hardware stores 37 30,803 3,713 223
44419 Other building material dealers 75 253,391 33,715 865
4442 Lawn & garden equipment & supplies stores 29 18,121 2,660 145
44421 Outdoor power equipment stores 10 3,983 643 37
44422 Nursery & garden centers 19 14,138 2,017 108
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
445 Food & beverage stores 357 1,022,068 96,268 7,354
4451 Grocery stores 181 893,491 84,502 6,389
44511 Supermarkets & other grocery (except convenience) stores 86 828,477 79,177 5,859
44512 Convenience stores 95 65,014 5,325 530
4452 Specialty food stores 67 33,256 4,254 344
4453 Beer, wine, & liquor stores 109 95,321 7,512 621
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
446 Health & personal care stores 147 291,992 30,680 2,063
44611 Pharmacies & drug stores 86 264,072 26,189 1,733
4461101 Pharmacies & drug stores 81 257,546 25,481 1,653
4461102 Proprietary stores 5 6,526 708 80
44612 Cosmetics, beauty supplies, & perfume stores 14 7,455 904 81
44613 Optical goods stores 28 11,707 2,388 145
44619 Other health & personal care stores 19 8,758 1,199 104
446191 Food (health) supplement stores 9 4,173 561 41
446199 All other health & personal care stores 10 4,585 638 63
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
447 Gasoline stations 239 361,901 19,005 1,593
44711 Gasoline stations with convenience stores 102 181,410 9,211 885
44719 Other gasoline stations 137 180,491 9,794 708
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 396 378,893 40,835 3,676
4481 Clothing stores 242 285,986 28,087 2,759
44811 Men's clothing stores 27 17,031 1,729 138
44812 Women's clothing stores 110 90,972 9,971 1,144
44813 Children's & infants' clothing stores 20 20,050 1,798 187
44814 Family clothing stores 50 132,809 11,600 1,035
44815 Clothing accessories stores 11 5,083 1,005 73
44819 Other clothing stores 24 20,041 1,984 182
4482 Shoe stores 80 51,540 6,217 448
4482101 Men's shoe stores 7 2,083 353 21
4482102 Women's shoe stores 9 6,808 924 77
4482103 Children's & juveniles' shoe stores 3 1,100 250 16
4482104 Family shoe stores 46 26,549 2,991 229
4482105 Athletic footwear stores 15 15,000 1,699 105
4483 Jewelry, luggage, & leather goods stores 74 41,367 6,531 469
44831 Jewelry stores 72 D D (250-499)
44832 Luggage & leather goods stores 2 D D (1-19)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book, & music stores 160 138,491 13,975 1,161
4511 Sporting goods, hobby, & musical instrument stores 109 99,446 10,346 796
45111 Sporting goods stores 57 37,097 4,146 320
4511101 General-line sporting goods stores 15 17,629 1,695 144
4511102 Specialty-line sporting goods stores 42 19,468 2,451 176
45112 Hobby, toy, & game stores 32 51,178 4,427 346
45113 Sewing, needlework, & piece goods stores 11 6,464 1,068 86
45114 Musical instrument & supplies stores 9 4,707 705 44
4512 Book, periodical, & music stores 51 39,045 3,629 365
45121 Book stores & news dealers 29 20,257 2,321 228
451211 Book stores 23 17,419 1,958 201
4512111 Book stores, general 18 13,386 1,582 150
4512113 College book stores 5 4,033 376 51
451212 News dealers & newsstands 6 2,838 363 27
45122 Prerecorded tape, compact disc, & record stores 22 18,788 1,308 137
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
452 General merchandise stores 82 865,876 85,421 6,956
4521 Department stores (excl leased depts) 33 649,763 66,302 5,597
45210009 Department stores (incl leased depts) ## 33 660,637 N N
45211009 Department stores (incl leased depts) ## 33 660,637 N N
4521101 Conventional department stores (excl leased depts) 3 D D (500-999)
4521102 Discount or mass merchandising dept stores (excl leased depts) 23 365,946 36,239 3,365
4521103 National chain department stores (excl leased depts) 7 D D (1000-2499)
4529 Other general merchandise stores 49 216,113 19,119 1,359
45291 Warehouse clubs & superstores 3 D D (250-499)
45299 All other general merchandise stores 46 D D (500-999)
4529901 Variety stores 16 D D (20-99)
4529902 Catalog showrooms 1 D D (20-99)
4529903 Miscellaneous general merchandise stores 29 65,368 11,218 778
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 231 142,169 18,777 1,563
4531 Florists 41 10,914 2,363 208
4532 Office supplies, stationery, & gift stores 93 77,313 7,899 746
45321 Office supplies & stationery stores 18 43,163 3,578 255
4532102 Office supplies stores 18 43,163 3,578 255
45322 Gift, novelty, & souvenir stores 75 34,150 4,321 491
4533 Used merchandise stores 27 14,609 2,461 160
4539 Other miscellaneous store retailers 70 39,333 6,054 449
45391 Pet & pet supplies stores 22 13,396 1,946 174
45392 Art dealers 3 D D (1-19)
45399 All other miscellaneous store retailers 44 D D (250-499)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
454 Nonstore retailers 114 143,523 21,682 900
4541 Electronic shopping & mail-order houses 12 D D (250-499)
4542 Vending machine operators 16 D D (100-249)
4543 Direct selling establishments 86 86,286 11,246 443
45431 Fuel dealers 64 74,274 8,982 339
454311 Heating oil dealers 48 61,395 6,572 256
454312 Liquefied petroleum gas (bottled gas) dealers 15 D D (20-99)
454319 Other fuel dealers 1 D D (1-19)
45439 Other direct selling establishments 22 12,012 2,264 104
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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