1997 Economic Census:
Retail Trade
Suffolk 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 2,543 4,842,469 532,221 30,091
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 108 607,903 51,778 1,554
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 117 117,450 16,675 762
443 Electronics & appliance stores 84 119,385 11,410 555
444 Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers 110 260,613 31,950 1,146
445 Food & beverage stores 602 1,144,735 115,341 8,819
446 Health & personal care stores 193 435,917 47,985 3,198
447 Gasoline stations 167 227,402 13,620 916
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 490 786,382 98,837 5,261
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book, & music stores 163 275,286 27,194 1,955
452 General merchandise stores 64 301,496 34,366 2,346
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 341 316,888 48,164 2,555
454 Nonstore retailers 104 249,012 34,901 1,024

 

 

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 2,543 4,842,469 532,221 30,091
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 108 607,903 51,778 1,554
4411 Automobile dealers 39 533,848 37,906 1,000
44111 New car dealers 16 489,603 34,651 888
44112 Used car dealers 23 44,245 3,255 112
4412 Other motor vehicle dealers 3 2,162 311 20
44122 Motorcycle, boat, & other motor vehicle dealers 3 2,162 311 20
4413 Automotive parts, accessories, & tire stores 66 71,893 13,561 534
44131 Automotive parts & accessories stores 48 52,522 9,532 380
44132 Tire dealers 18 19,371 4,029 154
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 117 117,450 16,675 762
4421 Furniture stores 51 47,780 6,227 233
4422 Home furnishings stores 66 69,670 10,448 529
44221 Floor covering stores 15 17,958 2,761 91
44229 Other home furnishings stores 51 51,712 7,687 438
442291 Window treatment stores 5 1,996 407 23
442299 All other home furnishings stores 46 49,716 7,280 415
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
443 Electronics & appliance stores 84 119,385 11,410 555
44311 Appliance, television, & other electronics stores 44 48,719 5,927 269
443111 Household appliance stores 11 9,073 1,386 54
443112 Radio, television, & other electronics stores 33 39,646 4,541 215
44312 Computer & software stores 19 59,816 4,136 201
44313 Camera & photographic supplies stores 21 10,850 1,347 85
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
444 Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers 110 260,613 31,950 1,146
4441 Building material & supplies dealers 107 259,133 31,635 1,136
44411 Home centers 3 D D (250-499)
44412 Paint & wallpaper stores 12 D D (20-99)
44413 Hardware stores 38 29,860 5,009 242
44419 Other building material dealers 54 150,610 18,207 553
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
445 Food & beverage stores 602 1,144,735 115,341 8,819
4451 Grocery stores 355 934,839 93,587 7,344
44511 Supermarkets & other grocery (except convenience) stores 195 818,495 80,555 6,305
44512 Convenience stores 160 116,344 13,032 1,039
4452 Specialty food stores 89 47,690 7,105 507
4453 Beer, wine, & liquor stores 158 162,206 14,649 968
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
446 Health & personal care stores 193 435,917 47,985 3,198
44611 Pharmacies & drug stores 107 372,879 37,801 2,696
4461101 Pharmacies & drug stores 94 360,810 36,102 2,586
4461102 Proprietary stores 13 12,069 1,699 110
44612 Cosmetics, beauty supplies, & perfume stores 20 10,558 1,484 111
44613 Optical goods stores 35 27,021 3,445 191
44619 Other health & personal care stores 31 25,459 5,255 200
446191 Food (health) supplement stores 15 8,614 1,050 78
446199 All other health & personal care stores 16 16,845 4,205 122
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
447 Gasoline stations 167 227,402 13,620 916
44711 Gasoline stations with convenience stores 60 81,499 4,253 318
44719 Other gasoline stations 107 145,903 9,367 598
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 490 786,382 98,837 5,261
4481 Clothing stores 281 540,030 68,649 3,977
44811 Men's clothing stores 49 58,444 7,805 334
44812 Women's clothing stores 103 145,632 21,112 1,351
44813 Children's & infants' clothing stores 12 9,400 1,102 87
44814 Family clothing stores 59 287,896 32,778 1,895
44815 Clothing accessories stores 31 13,647 2,182 129
44819 Other clothing stores 27 25,011 3,670 181
4482 Shoe stores 87 70,560 8,339 482
4482101 Men's shoe stores 10 D D (20-99)
4482102 Women's shoe stores 18 12,025 1,738 114
4482103 Children's & juveniles' shoe stores 2 D D (1-19)
4482104 Family shoe stores 49 43,973 4,989 254
4482105 Athletic footwear stores 8 7,573 727 69
4483 Jewelry, luggage, & leather goods stores 122 175,792 21,849 802
44831 Jewelry stores 110 158,300 20,021 711
44832 Luggage & leather goods stores 12 17,492 1,828 91
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book, & music stores 163 275,286 27,194 1,955
4511 Sporting goods, hobby, & musical instrument stores 66 99,712 11,770 757
45111 Sporting goods stores 29 33,157 4,545 301
4511101 General-line sporting goods stores 11 7,817 919 48
4511102 Specialty-line sporting goods stores 18 25,340 3,626 253
45112 Hobby, toy, & game stores 13 33,995 3,199 223
45113 Sewing, needlework, & piece goods stores 13 6,792 882 53
45114 Musical instrument & supplies stores 11 25,768 3,144 180
4512 Book, periodical, & music stores 97 175,574 15,424 1,198
45121 Book stores & news dealers 70 129,837 11,521 850
451211 Book stores 53 122,157 10,361 768
4512111 Book stores, general 29 60,708 4,618 371
4512112 Specialty book stores 6 3,304 723 28
4512113 College book stores 18 58,145 5,020 369
451212 News dealers & newsstands 17 7,680 1,160 82
45122 Prerecorded tape, compact disc, & record stores 27 45,737 3,903 348
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
452 General merchandise stores 64 301,496 34,366 2,346
4521 Department stores (excl leased depts) 10 261,515 29,785 2,010
45210009 Department stores (incl leased depts) ## 10 267,846 N N
45211009 Department stores (incl leased depts) ## 10 267,846 N N
4521101 Conventional department stores (excl leased depts) 3 D D (1000-2499)
4521102 Discount or mass merchandising dept stores (excl leased depts) 7 D D (500-999)
4529 Other general merchandise stores 54 39,981 4,581 336
45299 All other general merchandise stores 54 39,981 4,581 336
4529901 Variety stores 37 27,399 3,130 235
4529903 Miscellaneous general merchandise stores 17 12,582 1,451 101
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 341 316,888 48,164 2,555
4531 Florists 76 36,955 7,994 459
4532 Office supplies, stationery, & gift stores 119 135,704 16,946 1,160
45321 Office supplies & stationery stores 22 70,754 7,446 431
4532101 Stationery stores 6 6,523 1,212 56
4532102 Office supplies stores 16 64,231 6,234 375
45322 Gift, novelty, & souvenir stores 97 64,950 9,500 729
4533 Used merchandise stores 42 18,911 3,596 220
4539 Other miscellaneous store retailers 104 125,318 19,628 716
45391 Pet & pet supplies stores 8 6,785 1,373 98
45392 Art dealers 43 26,324 3,584 160
45399 All other miscellaneous store retailers 53 92,209 14,671 458
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
454 Nonstore retailers 104 249,012 34,901 1,024
4541 Electronic shopping & mail-order houses 31 54,932 6,157 207
4543 Direct selling establishments 60 191,474 27,748 783
45431 Fuel dealers 41 180,804 25,769 657
454311 Heating oil dealers 38 168,085 24,420 618
454312 Liquefied petroleum gas (bottled gas) dealers 3 12,719 1,349 39
45439 Other direct selling establishments 19 10,670 1,979 126
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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