1997 Economic Census:
Retail Trade
Merrimack County, NH


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 628 1,500,710 127,661 7,629
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 76 528,701 35,463 1,161
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 30 16,679 2,250 145
443 Electronics & appliance stores 24 15,460 1,807 103
444 Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers 54 93,217 13,333 605
445 Food & beverage stores 68 285,317 18,636 1,765
446 Health & personal care stores 41 57,062 7,807 473
447 Gasoline stations 69 111,978 6,331 438
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 74 55,506 6,994 591
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book, & music stores 51 37,189 4,424 343
452 General merchandise stores 15 174,646 14,694 1,194
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 84 38,414 5,904 442
454 Nonstore retailers 42 86,541 10,018 369

 

 

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 628 1,500,710 127,661 7,629
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 76 528,701 35,463 1,161
4411 Automobile dealers 42 469,366 27,350 854
44111 New car dealers 22 409,340 23,511 724
44112 Used car dealers 20 60,026 3,839 130
4412 Other motor vehicle dealers 10 28,193 3,162 85
44121 Recreational vehicle dealers 2 D D (20-99)
44122 Motorcycle, boat, & other motor vehicle dealers 8 D D (20-99)
441221 Motorcycle dealers 3 D D (20-99)
441222 Boat dealers 3 4,570 432 12
441229 All other motor vehicle dealers 2 D D (20-99)
4413 Automotive parts, accessories, & tire stores 24 31,142 4,951 222
44131 Automotive parts & accessories stores 18 22,513 3,264 155
44132 Tire dealers 6 8,629 1,687 67
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 30 16,679 2,250 145
4421 Furniture stores 8 8,806 1,279 69
4422 Home furnishings stores 22 7,873 971 76
44221 Floor covering stores 11 4,625 428 23
44229 Other home furnishings stores 11 3,248 543 53
442299 All other home furnishings stores 9 D D (20-99)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
443 Electronics & appliance stores 24 15,460 1,807 103
44311 Appliance, television, & other electronics stores 13 8,521 788 41
443111 Household appliance stores 4 4,736 335 10
443112 Radio, television, & other electronics stores 9 3,785 453 31
44312 Computer & software stores 7 D D (20-99)
44313 Camera & photographic supplies stores 4 D D (1-19)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
444 Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers 54 93,217 13,333 605
4441 Building material & supplies dealers 45 87,611 12,609 522
44412 Paint & wallpaper stores 6 D D (1-19)
44413 Hardware stores 11 8,975 1,502 95
44419 Other building material dealers 26 65,739 9,184 364
4442 Lawn & garden equipment & supplies stores 9 5,606 724 83
44422 Nursery & garden centers 7 D D (20-99)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
445 Food & beverage stores 68 285,317 18,636 1,765
4451 Grocery stores 49 248,683 17,633 1,611
44511 Supermarkets & other grocery (except convenience) stores 26 235,272 16,493 1,474
44512 Convenience stores 23 13,411 1,140 137
4452 Specialty food stores 11 D D (20-99)
4453 Beer, wine, & liquor stores 8 D D (100-249)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
446 Health & personal care stores 41 57,062 7,807 473
44611 Pharmacies & drug stores 20 47,579 5,723 368
4461101 Pharmacies & drug stores 19 D D (250-499)
4461102 Proprietary stores 1 D D (20-99)
44612 Cosmetics, beauty supplies, & perfume stores 3 D D (1-19)
44613 Optical goods stores 7 D D (20-99)
44619 Other health & personal care stores 11 5,752 1,436 63
446191 Food (health) supplement stores 5 1,935 263 23
446199 All other health & personal care stores 6 3,817 1,173 40
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
447 Gasoline stations 69 111,978 6,331 438
44711 Gasoline stations with convenience stores 44 60,863 3,980 309
44719 Other gasoline stations 25 51,115 2,351 129
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 74 55,506 6,994 591
4481 Clothing stores 42 34,419 3,670 362
44813 Children's & infants' clothing stores 2 D D (1-19)
44814 Family clothing stores 10 19,005 1,889 160
44819 Other clothing stores 4 2,441 301 30
4482 Shoe stores 16 13,461 2,090 135
4482104 Family shoe stores 13 D D (100-249)
4483 Jewelry, luggage, & leather goods stores 16 7,626 1,234 94
44831 Jewelry stores 15 D D (20-99)
44832 Luggage & leather goods stores 1 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 51 37,189 4,424 343
4511 Sporting goods, hobby, & musical instrument stores 35 28,787 3,649 266
45111 Sporting goods stores 20 14,079 1,905 120
4511101 General-line sporting goods stores 6 3,865 451 35
4511102 Specialty-line sporting goods stores 14 10,214 1,454 85
45112 Hobby, toy, & game stores 7 10,545 1,160 113
45113 Sewing, needlework, & piece goods stores 6 D D (20-99)
45114 Musical instrument & supplies stores 2 D D (1-19)
4512 Book, periodical, & music stores 16 8,402 775 77
45121 Book stores & news dealers 9 D D (20-99)
451211 Book stores 8 3,976 414 42
4512111 Book stores, general 5 D D (20-99)
4512113 College book stores 2 D D (1-19)
451212 News dealers & newsstands 1 D D (1-19)
45122 Prerecorded tape, compact disc, & record stores 7 D D (20-99)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
452 General merchandise stores 15 174,646 14,694 1,194
4521 Department stores (excl leased depts) 7 129,021 12,160 999
45210009 Department stores (incl leased depts) ## 7 130,435 N N
45211009 Department stores (incl leased depts) ## 7 130,435 N N
4521102 Discount or mass merchandising dept stores (excl leased depts) 5 D D (500-999)
4521103 National chain department stores (excl leased depts) 2 D D (250-499)
4529 Other general merchandise stores 8 45,625 2,534 195
45299 All other general merchandise stores 7 D D (20-99)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 84 38,414 5,904 442
4531 Florists 13 5,673 1,322 86
4532 Office supplies, stationery, & gift stores 24 12,592 1,455 158
45321 Office supplies & stationery stores 3 5,368 528 47
4532102 Office supplies stores 3 5,368 528 47
45322 Gift, novelty, & souvenir stores 21 7,224 927 111
4533 Used merchandise stores 15 2,523 501 44
4539 Other miscellaneous store retailers 32 17,626 2,626 154
45391 Pet & pet supplies stores 8 1,942 274 36
45393 Manufactured (mobile) home dealers 2 D D (1-19)
45399 All other miscellaneous store retailers 21 D D (100-249)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
454 Nonstore retailers 42 86,541 10,018 369
4541 Electronic shopping & mail-order houses 6 D D (20-99)
4543 Direct selling establishments 34 74,961 9,040 315
45431 Fuel dealers 18 63,556 7,034 223
454311 Heating oil dealers 15 46,265 4,794 155
454312 Liquefied petroleum gas (bottled gas) dealers 3 17,291 2,240 68
45439 Other direct selling establishments 16 11,405 2,006 92
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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