1997 Economic Census:
Retail Trade
Plymouth 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 1,917 4,895,904 472,261 27,147
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 199 1,045,775 79,473 2,788
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 107 143,753 18,193 881
443 Electronics & appliance stores 68 74,691 8,288 395
444 Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers 163 393,527 52,921 1,912
445 Food & beverage stores 340 840,469 82,456 6,327
446 Health & personal care stores 110 218,022 22,510 1,494
447 Gasoline stations 215 294,322 18,113 1,470
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 232 204,788 23,401 1,950
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book, & music stores 145 128,606 15,390 1,139
452 General merchandise stores 60 408,605 42,962 4,040
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 173 75,301 10,056 868
454 Nonstore retailers 105 1,068,045 98,498 3,883

 

 

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 1,917 4,895,904 472,261 27,147
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 199 1,045,775 79,473 2,788
4411 Automobile dealers 92 914,860 59,834 1,835
44111 New car dealers 53 848,272 55,743 1,694
44112 Used car dealers 39 66,588 4,091 141
4412 Other motor vehicle dealers 25 44,577 5,008 194
44121 Recreational vehicle dealers 4 8,207 689 44
44122 Motorcycle, boat, & other motor vehicle dealers 21 36,370 4,319 150
441221 Motorcycle dealers 5 D D (20-99)
441222 Boat dealers 14 17,863 2,176 68
441229 All other motor vehicle dealers 2 D D (1-19)
4413 Automotive parts, accessories, & tire stores 82 86,338 14,631 759
44131 Automotive parts & accessories stores 60 56,727 9,940 588
44132 Tire dealers 22 29,611 4,691 171
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 107 143,753 18,193 881
4421 Furniture stores 38 62,465 7,951 318
4422 Home furnishings stores 69 81,288 10,242 563
44221 Floor covering stores 31 40,747 5,780 203
44229 Other home furnishings stores 38 40,541 4,462 360
442291 Window treatment stores 6 2,686 462 21
442299 All other home furnishings stores 32 37,855 4,000 339
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
443 Electronics & appliance stores 68 74,691 8,288 395
44311 Appliance, television, & other electronics stores 45 48,581 5,372 286
443111 Household appliance stores 18 18,660 1,594 76
443112 Radio, television, & other electronics stores 27 29,921 3,778 210
44312 Computer & software stores 15 21,929 2,145 63
44313 Camera & photographic supplies stores 8 4,181 771 46
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
444 Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers 163 393,527 52,921 1,912
4441 Building material & supplies dealers 132 357,630 46,529 1,675
44411 Home centers 9 99,909 10,539 467
44412 Paint & wallpaper stores 8 9,356 1,197 54
44413 Hardware stores 34 28,220 4,358 274
44419 Other building material dealers 81 220,145 30,435 880
4442 Lawn & garden equipment & supplies stores 31 35,897 6,392 237
44421 Outdoor power equipment stores 10 6,064 1,181 37
44422 Nursery & garden centers 21 29,833 5,211 200
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
445 Food & beverage stores 340 840,469 82,456 6,327
4451 Grocery stores 173 715,798 71,344 5,432
44511 Supermarkets & other grocery (except convenience) stores 72 643,282 63,940 4,548
44512 Convenience stores 101 72,516 7,404 884
4452 Specialty food stores 57 28,121 4,176 310
4453 Beer, wine, & liquor stores 110 96,550 6,936 585
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
446 Health & personal care stores 110 218,022 22,510 1,494
44611 Pharmacies & drug stores 61 198,994 18,837 1,297
4461101 Pharmacies & drug stores 59 D D (1000-2499)
4461102 Proprietary stores 2 D D (20-99)
44612 Cosmetics, beauty supplies, & perfume stores 6 3,151 491 32
44613 Optical goods stores 22 6,586 1,544 78
44619 Other health & personal care stores 21 9,291 1,638 87
446191 Food (health) supplement stores 11 4,742 706 57
446199 All other health & personal care stores 10 4,549 932 30
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
447 Gasoline stations 215 294,322 18,113 1,470
44711 Gasoline stations with convenience stores 77 130,945 7,831 759
44719 Other gasoline stations 138 163,377 10,282 711
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 232 204,788 23,401 1,950
4481 Clothing stores 145 157,369 16,282 1,514
44811 Men's clothing stores 14 8,006 863 67
44812 Women's clothing stores 61 43,519 4,608 513
44813 Children's & infants' clothing stores 16 10,391 1,165 105
44814 Family clothing stores 27 77,623 7,020 627
44815 Clothing accessories stores 10 6,191 910 62
44819 Other clothing stores 17 11,639 1,716 140
4482 Shoe stores 46 23,072 3,347 224
4482101 Men's shoe stores 6 3,245 618 22
4482102 Women's shoe stores 4 1,946 404 24
4482103 Children's & juveniles' shoe stores 3 878 140 10
4482104 Family shoe stores 22 8,898 1,240 91
4482105 Athletic footwear stores 11 8,105 945 77
4483 Jewelry, luggage, & leather goods stores 41 24,347 3,772 212
44831 Jewelry stores 40 D D (100-249)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book, & music stores 145 128,606 15,390 1,139
4511 Sporting goods, hobby, & musical instrument stores 104 88,981 10,378 771
45111 Sporting goods stores 56 44,393 5,419 391
4511101 General-line sporting goods stores 9 18,767 2,033 166
4511102 Specialty-line sporting goods stores 47 25,626 3,386 225
45112 Hobby, toy, & game stores 25 33,861 3,018 246
45113 Sewing, needlework, & piece goods stores 14 7,655 1,487 105
45114 Musical instrument & supplies stores 9 3,072 454 29
4512 Book, periodical, & music stores 41 39,625 5,012 368
45121 Book stores & news dealers 24 29,494 3,887 269
451211 Book stores 21 28,399 3,636 248
4512111 Book stores, general 16 23,346 3,282 225
4512112 Specialty book stores 2 D D (1-19)
4512113 College book stores 3 D D (1-19)
451212 News dealers & newsstands 3 1,095 251 21
45122 Prerecorded tape, compact disc, & record stores 17 10,131 1,125 99
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
452 General merchandise stores 60 408,605 42,962 4,040
4521 Department stores (excl leased depts) 23 369,025 37,474 3,629
45210009 Department stores (incl leased depts) ## 23 375,696 N N
45211009 Department stores (incl leased depts) ## 23 375,696 N N
4521101 Conventional department stores (excl leased depts) 4 D D (250-499)
4521102 Discount or mass merchandising dept stores (excl leased depts) 15 232,269 21,499 1,969
4521103 National chain department stores (excl leased depts) 4 D D (1000-2499)
4529 Other general merchandise stores 37 39,580 5,488 411
45299 All other general merchandise stores 37 39,580 5,488 411
4529901 Variety stores 15 10,376 1,279 106
4529903 Miscellaneous general merchandise stores 22 29,204 4,209 305
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 173 75,301 10,056 868
4531 Florists 32 6,529 1,205 104
4532 Office supplies, stationery, & gift stores 75 D D (250-499)
45321 Office supplies & stationery stores 7 D D (20-99)
4532102 Office supplies stores 6 D D (20-99)
45322 Gift, novelty, & souvenir stores 68 D D (250-499)
4533 Used merchandise stores 16 5,241 560 52
4539 Other miscellaneous store retailers 50 D D (100-249)
45391 Pet & pet supplies stores 19 10,598 1,491 127
45392 Art dealers 3 D D (1-19)
45399 All other miscellaneous store retailers 28 D D (20-99)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
454 Nonstore retailers 105 1,068,045 98,498 3,883
4541 Electronic shopping & mail-order houses 18 979,992 83,134 3,332
4542 Vending machine operators 12 2,944 419 23
4543 Direct selling establishments 75 85,109 14,945 528
45431 Fuel dealers 55 65,915 10,777 390
454311 Heating oil dealers 43 44,868 6,843 241
454312 Liquefied petroleum gas (bottled gas) dealers 12 21,047 3,934 149
45439 Other direct selling establishments 20 19,194 4,168 138
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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