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Statistics of U.S. Businesses: 1998:
Retail Trade
Massachusetts
By detailed employment size By year By industry
 
Massachusetts - Retail Trade by Employment Size of Enterprise
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.
Employment size of enterprise Firms Estab-
lish-
ments
Paid
employees
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
All firms 18,337 26,172 340,552 6,559,083
Firms with no employees (as of March 12) 1,833 1,836 0 59,848
Firms with 1 to 4 employees 8,288 8,304 18,720 358,282
Firms with 5 to 9 employees 3,839 3,931 25,068 474,099
Firms with 10 to 19 employees 2,074 2,306 26,849 562,609
Firms with 20 to 99 employees 1,542 2,292 53,431 1,505,445
Firms with 100 to 499 employees 300 1,193 26,901 673,892
Firms with 500 employees or more 461 6,310 189,583 2,924,908
    Firms with 500 to 999 employees 79 620 10,281 169,966
    Firms with 1,000 to 1,499 employees 73 494 7,501 110,860
    Firms with 1,500 to 2,499 employees 58 453 7,862 129,793
    Firms with 2,500 employees or more 251 4,743 163,939 2,514,289
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure

 

 

Massachusetts - Retail trade - by Year
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.
More
data
Year Firms by employment size of enterprise Paid employees by employment size of enterprise
Total20 + 100 +500 + Total20 + 100 +500 +
link to 2008 detail 2008 16,893 12.1% 4.5% 2.6% 360,885 82.2% 69.6% 62.2%
link to 2006 detail 2006 17,902 12.3% 4.1% 2.4% 368,028 81.3% 67.2% 59.6%
link to 2005 detail 2005 18,219 12.2% 4.0% 2.4% 369,290 81.3% 66.7% 58.8%
link to 2004 detail 2004 18,286 12.6% 4.2% 2.4% 369,537 81.1% 66.2% 57.3%
link to 2003 detail 2003 18,144 12.8% 4.2% 2.4% 364,682 81.1% 65.9% 57.3%
link to 2002 detail 2002 18,275 13.0% 4.1% 2.5% 361,177 80.5% 64.7% 57.4%
link to 2001 detail 2001 18,090 12.9% 4.1% 2.5% 352,124 79.9% 63.3% 55.7%
link to 2000 detail 2000 18,248 12.8% 4.3% 2.5% 353,157 79.9% 64.0% 55.6%
link to 1999 detail 1999 18,172 12.8% 4.2% 2.5% 349,741 79.9% 64.3% 56.2%
link to 1998 detail 1998 18,337 12.6% 4.2% 2.5% 340,552 79.3% 63.6% 55.7%

 

 

Massachusetts - 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.
NAICS
code
Industry title
(with link to definition)
Firms by employment size of enterprise Paid employees by employment size of enterprise
Total20 + 100 +500 + Total20 + 100 +500 +
44-45 Retail Trade 18,337 12.6% 4.2% 2.5% 340,552 79.3% 63.6% 55.7%
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 1,893 27.9% 3.5% 1.1% 35,611 81.2% 27.3% 10.3%
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 1,129 13.1% 5.8% 3.5% 13,192 67.0% 50.3% 36.9%
443 Electronics & appliance stores 743 12.9% 4.6% 3.1% 7,986 68.2% 46.4% 40.2%
444 Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers 1,478 18.9% 4.7% 2.3% 22,752 71.4% 40.5% 30.0%
445 Food & beverage stores 3,454 8.4% 2.2% 1.0% 84,870 82.9% 73.9% 67.7%
446 Health & personal care stores 833 13.3% 5.5% 4.2% 27,833 86.7% 79.6% 77.6%
447 Gasoline stations 1,779 6.4% 2.1% 1.1% 16,234 48.0% 35.9% 24.3%
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 1,896 16.2% 11.0% 8.1% 37,261 83.9% 76.9% 68.9%
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book, & music stores 1,180 11.4% 5.2% 3.3% 16,225 76.0% 63.6% 58.8%
452 General merchandise stores 319 12.5% 9.1% 7.2% 42,988 97.7% 96.6% 94.7%
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 2,506 6.9% 3.0% 2.0% 18,605 56.1% 41.0% 34.7%
454 Nonstore retailers 1,243 14.5% 5.0% 3.0% 16,995 71.3% 49.4% 33.4%
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure

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Source: Statistics of U.S. Businesses

Last modified: July 13 2011   Questions?