NAICS 5 Digit Industry 45331

Industry 45331

NAICS 5  Digit Industry 45331 – Used Merchandise Stores

Definition of NAICS 5 Digit Industry 45331: See industry description for NAICS 453310 below.

Industry Description of NAICS Code 453310: This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in retailing used merchandise, antiques, and secondhand goods (except motor vehicles, such as automobiles, RVs, motorcycles, and boats; motor vehicle parts; tires; and mobile homes).

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Illustrative Examples of NAICS Industry 45331

What are some examples of this industry classification? The bulleted items below are illustrative examples of this 5-digit NAICS industry.

  • Antique shops
  • Used household-type appliance stores
  • Used book stores
  • Used merchandise thrift shops
  • Used clothing stores
  • Used sporting goods stores

Cross-References for Industry 45331

What codes are similar to this industry that might be more applicable? The cross-reference guide below displays the codes that are similar to industry 45331. Please review to find the most applicable classification.

  • Retailing used merchandise via electronic home shopping, mail-order, or direct sale–are classified in Subsector 454, Nonstore Retailers;
  • Operating pawnshops–are classified in U.S. Industry NAICS 522298, All Other Nondepository Credit Intermediation;
  • Retailing used automobiles–are classified in Industry NAICS 441120, Used Car Dealers;
  • Retailing used automobile parts (except tires and tubes)–are classified in Industry NAICS 441310, Automotive Parts and Accessories Stores;
  • Retailing used tires–are classified in Industry NAICS 441320, Tire Dealers;
  • Retailing used mobile homes–are classified in Industry NAICS 453930, Manufactured (Mobile) Home Dealers;
  • Retailing used recreational vehicles–are classified in Industry NAICS 441210, Recreational Vehicle Dealers;
  • Retailing used boats–are classified in U.S. Industry NAICS 441222, Boat Dealers;
  • Retailing used motorcycles, aircraft, snowmobiles, and utility trailers–are classified in U.S. Industry NAICS 441228, Motorcycle, ATV, and All Other Motor Vehicle Dealers; and
  • Retailing a general line of used merchandise on an auction basis (except electronic auctions)–are classified in U.S. Industry NAICS 453998, All Other Miscellaneous Store Retailers (except Tobacco Stores).

Other Index Entries for NAICS 5-Digit Industry 45331

The North American Industry Classification System contains multiple index entries that are each descriptive of the same code. The bulleted list below shows all applicable index entries (Current and former) that are associated with industry 45331. These index entries further elaborate on the scope of applicable industries that have already been defined at the top of this page.

  • Antique dealers (except motor vehicles)
  • Antique shops
  • Apparel stores, used clothing
  • Appliance stores, household-type, used
  • Architectural salvage dealers
  • Bicycle (except motorized) shops, used
  • Book stores, used
  • Clothing stores, used
  • Consignment shops, used merchandise
  • Flea markets, used merchandise, permanent
  • Furniture stores, used
  • Music stores (e.g., cassette, instrument, record, tape), used
  • Rare manuscript stores
  • Record stores, used
  • Second-hand merchandise stores
  • Sporting goods stores, used
  • Thrift shops, used merchandise
  • Used bicycle (except motorized) shops
  • Used merchandise dealers (except motor vehicles and parts)
  • Used merchandise stores
  • Used rare collectors’ items (e.g., autograph, coin, card, stamps) shops
Industry Breakdown for North American Industry Classification System

NAICS codes are broken down by digit. The broadest description starts with the 2 digit sector codes. The 3 digit subsector codes are more specific, then the 4 digit industry group, 5 digit industry (Where you are now), and the most specific is the 6 digit NAICS code. If the code on this page does not describe the industry of the business in question, then select the largest applicable code below. From there, follow through the progression of smaller digits to the larger digits in order to obtain the most specific 6 digit classification.

  • Sector 44-45: Retail Trade
    • Subsector 453: Miscellaneous Store Retailers
      • Industry Group 4533: Used Merchandise Stores
        • Industry 45331: Used Merchandise Stores (Current Page)
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 453310: Used Merchandise Stores

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