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Statistics of U.S. Businesses: 1999:
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 18,172 25,924 349,741 7,131,729
Firms with no employees (as of March 12) 1,798 1,808 0 69,546
Firms with 1 to 4 employees 8,192 8,221 18,597 378,596
Firms with 5 to 9 employees 3,797 3,864 24,799 498,996
Firms with 10 to 19 employees 2,056 2,297 26,938 590,927
Firms with 20 to 99 employees 1,561 2,280 54,457 1,620,555
Firms with 100 to 499 employees 309 1,206 28,348 775,538
Firms with 500 employees or more 459 6,248 196,602 3,197,571
    Firms with 500 to 999 employees 78 539 7,844 144,394
    Firms with 1,000 to 1,499 employees 64 453 7,327 137,926
    Firms with 1,500 to 2,499 employees 53 335 6,849 119,642
    Firms with 2,500 employees or more 264 4,921 174,582 2,795,609
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 18,172 12.8% 4.2% 2.5% 349,741 79.9% 64.3% 56.2%
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 1,853 28.6% 3.8% 1.3% 36,061 82.1% 27.5% 11.0%
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 1,105 14.8% 6.2% 3.5% 14,036 69.8% 52.0% 33.6%
443 Electronics & appliance stores 714 11.3% 3.9% 2.5% 8,870 69.3% 51.7% 44.7%
444 Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers 1,484 19.5% 4.7% 2.3% 24,406 73.5% 43.9% 32.7%
445 Food & beverage stores 3,492 8.8% 2.1% 1.0% 88,830 84.1% 75.0% 69.7%
446 Health & personal care stores 818 13.9% 5.9% 4.5% 29,175 87.9% 81.0% 78.5%
447 Gasoline stations 1,765 6.2% 2.1% 0.9% 15,403 46.0% 33.1% 20.2%
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 1,844 16.8% 11.6% 8.5% 37,206 83.9% 76.9% 68.7%
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book, & music stores 1,142 11.4% 5.3% 3.3% 16,341 75.2% 63.7% 56.6%
452 General merchandise stores 309 13.6% 9.7% 8.1% 43,103 97.6% 96.6% 95.0%
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 2,511 6.8% 2.9% 1.8% 18,497 54.1% 38.3% 31.7%
454 Nonstore retailers 1,248 14.1% 5.1% 3.0% 17,813 72.3% 52.6% 36.2%
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure

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Source: Statistics of U.S. Businesses

Last modified: July 13 2011   Questions?