2002 Information Sector

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NAICSIndustrial ClassificationNumber of EstablishmentsReceipts ($1,000)Annual Payroll ($1,000)Number of Employees(1)
511Publishing industries (except Internet)9516508074085305518
5111Newspaper, periodical, book, & directory publishers3512047130221663
51112Periodical publishers163558910971192
511120Periodical publishers163558910971192
51113Book publishers147666917016411
511130Book publishers147666917016411
5112Software publishers6015303363783094855
51121Software publishers6015303363783094855
511210Software publishers6015303363783094855
512Motion picture & sound recording industries19NDc
5121Motion picture & video industries18NDc
51213Motion picture & video exhibition4104071335128
512131Motion picture theaters (except drive-ins)4104071335128
516Internet publishing & broadcasting611085518798
5161Internet publishing & broadcasting611085518798
51611Internet publishing & broadcasting611085518798
516110Internet publishing & broadcasting611085518798
5171Wired telecommunications carriers35Q51459720
51711Wired telecommunications carriers35Q51459720
517110Wired telecommunications carriers35Q51459720
518Internet service providers, web search portals, & data processing32228756926861224
5181Internet service providers & web search portals613326275963
51811Internet service providers & web search portals613326275963
518111Internet service providers613326275963
5182Data processing, hosting, & related services26215430899271161
51821Data processing, hosting, & related services26215430899271161
518210Data processing, hosting, & related services26215430899271161
519Other information services4DDb
5191Other information services4DDb


  1. Industries with 500 employees or more are shown. Some statistics are withheld to avoid disclosing data for individual companies. If employment is 500 or more, number of establishments is shown and employment size range is indicated by one of the following symbols:
    • a: 0 to 19 employees
    • b: 20 to 99 employees
    • c: 100 to 249 employees
    • e: 250 to 499 employees
    • f: 500 to 999 employees
    • g: 1,000 to 2,499 employees
    • h: 2,500 to 4,999 employees
    • i: 5,000 to 9,999 employees
    • j: 10,000 to 24,999 employees
    • k: 25,000 to 49,999 employees
    • l: 50,000 to 99,999 employees
    • m: 100,000 employees or more
    • D: Withheld to avoid disclosing information about individual companies. Data is included in broader categories.
    • N: Not available or not comparable.

    Source: U. S. Census, 2002 Economic Census; Sector 51: Information: Geographic Area Series: Summary Statistics.

    The figures presented here should not compared to the employment by industry figures generated by the Massachusetts Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development. The methodology and intended uses of the information differ, making direct comparisons impracticable.

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    For more information about socioeconomic and demographic statistics about Cambridge, please contact Cliff Cook, ccook@cambridgema.gov, Planning Information Manager, at 617/349-4656.