U.S. Department of Commerce

Statistics of U.S. Businesses: 2008:
NAICS 44 - Retail trade
Massachusetts

By industry
 
Massachusetts - Retail trade - by Employment Size of Enterprise
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Employment size of enterprise Firms Estab-
lish-
ments
Paid
employees
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
All firms 16,893 25,121 360,885 9,175,727
Firms with 1 to 4 employees (or with no employees as of Mar 12) 9,645 9,693 18,381 524,318
Firms with 5 to 9 employees 3,396 3,488 22,304 571,993
Firms with 10 to 19 employees 1,811 1,972 23,374 650,129
Firms with 20 to 99 employees 1,288 1,925 45,693 1,617,590
Firms with 100 to 499 employees 312 1,140 26,643 901,860
Firms with 500 employees or more 441 6,903 224,490 4,909,837

 
 
Massachusetts - Retail trade - by Year
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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
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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 16,893 12.1% 4.5% 2.6% 360,885 82.2% 69.6% 62.2%
441 Motor vehicle and parts dealers 1,685 26.4% 5.0% 1.7% 35,690 84.0% 40.5% 18.4%
442 Furniture and home furnishings stores 973 10.6% 5.5% 3.3% 13,830 72.1% 62.7% 52.0%
443 Electronics and appliance stores 609 10.7% 4.3% 3.3% 10,768 79.2% D 67.1%
444 Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers 1,334 18.4% 5.0% 1.8% 27,921 79.0% D D
445 Food and beverage stores 3,914 7.8% 1.7% 0.9% 94,608 84.1% D D
446 Health and personal care stores 687 14.7% 6.8% 5.1% 27,370 89.0% D 80.8%
447 Gasoline stations 1,416 5.6% 2.3% 0.9% 13,031 52.8% D 27.8%
448 Clothing and clothing accessories stores 1,738 18.0% 12.9% 9.3% 46,587 88.9% 84.1% 80.0%
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book, and music stores 918 10.6% 5.7% 3.4% 16,283 78.9% D 60.5%
452 General merchandise stores 208 15.9% 11.1% 9.6% 40,264 D D 97.4%
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 2,087 6.4% 2.9% 1.9% 17,352 57.0% 44.3% 39.3%
454 Nonstore retailers 1,414 13.6% 5.2% 3.2% 17,181 67.6% 42.8% 24.2%

All-sector table By industry

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