Athol, Massachusetts (MA): Economy and Business Data & Market Research
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Based on the data from 1997 / 2002 when the population of Athol, Massachusetts was 11,150 / 11,468

Number of Establishments per 100,000 population

Number of Establishments - Athol (2002)

  • A) Manufacturing: 1997 - 11, 2002 - 11 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - 98, 2002 - 95, State average - 58)
  • B) Wholesale trade: 1997 - 4, 2002 - 6 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - 35, 2002 - 52, State average - 48)
  • C) Retail trade: 1997 - 46, 2002 - 38 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - 412, 2002 - 331, State average - 130)
  • D) Information: 2002 - 7 (Per 100,000 population: 2002 - 61, State average - 20)
  • E) Real estate & rental & leasing: 1997 - 7, 2002 - 9 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - 62, 2002 - 78, State average - 31)
  • F) Professional, scientific & technical services: 1997 - 13, 2002 - 15 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - 116, 2002 - 130, State average - 114)
  • G) Administrative & support & waste management & remediation service: 1997 - 9, 2002 - 7 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - 80, 2002 - 61, State average - 47)
  • H) Educational services: 2002 - 2 (Per 100,000 population: 2002 - 17, State average - 8)
  • I) Health care & social assistance: 1997 - 32, 2002 - 39 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - 286, 2002 - 340, State average - 92)
  • J) Arts, entertainment & recreation: 1997 - 2, 2002 - 5 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - 17, 2002 - 43, State average - 13)
  • K) Accommodation & food services: 1997 - 22, 2002 - 21 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - 197, 2002 - 183, State average - 75)
  • L) Other services (except public administration): 1997 - 11, 2002 - 17 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - 98, 2002 - 148, State average - 72)

Number of Employees per 100,000 population

Number of Employees - Athol (2002)

  • A) Manufacturing: 1997 - 1,442, 2002 - 1,184 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - 12,932, 2002 - 10,324, State average - 2,858)
  • B) Wholesale trade: 1997 - 32, 2002 - 45 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - 286, 2002 - 392, State average - 987)
  • C) Retail trade: 1997 - 475, 2002 - 467 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - 4,260, 2002 - 4,072, State average - 1,895)
  • D) Information: 2002 - 63 (Per 100,000 population: 2002 - 549, State average - 808)
  • E) Real estate & rental & leasing: 1997 - 15, 2002 - 34 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - 134, 2002 - 296, State average - 272)
  • F) Professional, scientific & technical services: 1997 - 37, 2002 - 56 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - 331, 2002 - 488, State average - 1,745)
  • G) Administrative & support & waste management & remediation service: 1997 - 23, 2002 - 20-99 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - 206, 2002 - 415, State average - 1,131)
  • H) Educational services: 2002 - 0-19 (Per 100,000 population: 2002 - 66, State average - 175)
  • I) Health care & social assistance: 1997 - 397, 2002 - 765 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - 3,560, 2002 - 6,670, State average - 2,837)
  • J) Arts, entertainment & recreation: 1997 - 0-19, 2002 - 89 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - 68, 2002 - 776, State average - 373)
  • K) Accommodation & food services: 1997 - 152, 2002 - 176 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - 1,363, 2002 - 1,534, State average - 1,276)
  • L) Other services (except public administration): 1997 - 38, 2002 - 77 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - 340, 2002 - 671, State average - 562)

Annual Payroll ($1,000) per 100,000 population

Annual Payroll ($1,000) - Athol (2002)

  • A) Manufacturing: 1997 - $44,157, 2002 - $35,722 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - $396,026, 2002 - $311,492, State average - $121,058)
  • B) Wholesale trade: 1997 - $3,015, 2002 - $2,350 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - $27,040, 2002 - $20,491, State average - $55,139)
  • C) Retail trade: 1997 - $7,521, 2002 - $7,923 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - $67,452, 2002 - $69,087, State average - $41,216)
  • D) Information: 2002 - $1,411 (Per 100,000 population: 2002 - $12,303, State average - $51,369)
  • E) Real estate & rental & leasing: 1997 - $217, 2002 - $715 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - $1,946, 2002 - $6,234, State average - $9,626)
  • F) Professional, scientific & technical services: 1997 - $746, 2002 - $1,286 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - $6,690, 2002 - $11,213, State average - $103,786)
  • G) Administrative & support & waste management & remediation service: 1997 - $516 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - $4,627, State average - $31,865)
  • H) Educational services: No data
  • I) Health care & social assistance: 1997 - $8,432, 2002 - $18,538 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - $75,623, 2002 - $161,649, State average - $100,771)
  • J) Arts, entertainment & recreation: 2002 - $753 (Per 100,000 population: 2002 - $6,566, State average - $7,328)
  • K) Accommodation & food services: 1997 - $1,082, 2002 - $1,920 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - $9,704, 2002 - $16,742, State average - $18,139)
  • L) Other services (except public administration): 1997 - $423, 2002 - $796 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - $3,793, 2002 - $6,941, State average - $13,538)

Shipments / Sales / Receptions ($1,000) per 100,000 population

Shipments / Sales / Receptions ($1,000) - Athol (2002)

  • A) Manufacturing: 1997 - $112,176, 2002 - $102,588 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - $1,006,062, 2002 - $894,558, State average - $605,507)
  • B) Wholesale trade: 1997 - $75,151, 2002 - $60,473 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - $674,000, 2002 - $527,319, State average - $774,766)
  • C) Retail trade: 1997 - $76,827, 2002 - $83,063 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - $689,031, 2002 - $724,302, State average - $390,705)
  • D) Information: No data
  • E) Real estate & rental & leasing: 1997 - $1,293, 2002 - $4,566 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - $11,596, 2002 - $39,815, State average - $47,673)
  • F) Professional, scientific & technical services: 1997 - $2,284, 2002 - $3,362 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - $20,484, 2002 - $29,316, State average - $233,398)
  • G) Administrative & support & waste management & remediation service: 1997 - $1,409 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - $12,636, State average - $67,837)
  • H) Educational services: No data
  • I) Health care & social assistance: 1997 - $16,735, 2002 - $40,291 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - $150,089, 2002 - $351,334, State average - $226,371)
  • J) Arts, entertainment & recreation: 2002 - $2,397 (Per 100,000 population: 2002 - $20,901, State average - $19,107)
  • K) Accommodation & food services: 1997 - $4,773, 2002 - $7,204 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - $42,807, 2002 - $62,818, State average - $61,578)
  • L) Other services (except public administration): 1997 - $1,901, 2002 - $2,890 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - $17,049, 2002 - $25,200, State average - $46,400)
Industry Description Number of Establishments
[1997 / 2002]
Number of Employees
[1997 / 2002]
Annual Payroll ($1,000)
[1997 / 2002]
Shipments / Sales / Receptions ($1,000)
[1997 / 2002]
Manufacturing111,442 / 1,184$44,157 / $35,722$112,176 / $102,588
Fabricated metal product manufacturing11000-2499 / 500-999--
Wholesale trade4 / 632 / 45$3,015 / $2,350$75,151 / $60,473
Wholesale trade, durable goods20-19--
Wholesale trade, nondurable goods2 / 320-99--
Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers- / 1- / 0-19--
Retail trade46 / 38475 / 467$7,521 / $7,923$76,827 / $83,063
Motor vehicle & parts dealers9 / 472 / 35$1,641 / $959$23,141 / $9,681
Furniture & home furnishings stores5 / 212 / 0-19$191 / -$1,287 / -
Electronics & appliance stores10-19--
Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers6 / 435 / 9$757 / $305$5,372 / $2,178
Food & beverage stores8203 / 217$2,920 / $3,542$29,258 / $33,389
Health & personal care stores5 / 420-99 / 66- / $990- / $15,203
Gasoline stations4 / 533 / 47$279 / $586$3,504 / $11,504
Sporting goods, hobby, book & music stores1 / 20-19--
General merchandise stores1 / 20-19 / 20-99--
Miscellaneous store retailers428 / 31$372 / $516$1,306 / $1,492
Nonstore retailers20-19 / 20-99--
Information- / 7- / 63- / $1,411-
Real estate & rental & leasing7 / 915 / 34$217 / $715$1,293 / $4,566
Real estate5 / 60-19 / 25- / $522- / $3,644
Rental & leasing services2 / 30-19 / 9- / $193- / $922
Professional, scientific & technical services13 / 1537 / 56$746 / $1,286$2,284 / $3,362
Professional, scientific & technical services13 / 1537 / 56$746 / $1,286$2,284 / $3,362
Administrative & support & waste management & remediation service9 / 723 / 20-99$516 / -$1,409 / -
Administrative & support services8 / -20-99 / ---
Educational services- / 2- / 0-19--
Health care & social assistance32 / 39397 / 765$8,432 / $18,538$16,735 / $40,291
Ambulatory health care services21 / 20170 / 100-249$4,205 / -$9,215 / -
Nursing & residential care facilities4 / 5100-249 / 250-499--
Social assistance- / 13- / 20-99--
Arts, entertainment & recreation2 / 50-19 / 89- / $753- / $2,397
Amusement, gambling & recreation industries- / 5- / 89- / $753- / $2,397
Accommodation & food services22 / 21152 / 176$1,082 / $1,920$4,773 / $7,204
Foodservices & drinking places22 / 21152 / 176$1,082 / $1,920$4,773 / $7,204
Other services (except public administration)11 / 1738 / 77$423 / $796$1,901 / $2,890
Repair & maintenance4 / 311 / 0-19$234 / -$1,188 / -
Personal & laundry services7 / 627 / 20-99$189 / -$713 / -
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