NAICS 5 Digit Industry 62421

Industry 62421

NAICS 5  Digit Industry 62421 – Community Food Services

Definition of NAICS 5 Digit Industry 62421: See industry description for NAICS 624210 below.

Industry Description of NAICS Code 624210: This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in the collection, preparation, and delivery of food for the needy. Establishments in this industry may also distribute clothing and blankets to the poor. These establishments may prepare and deliver meals to persons who by reason of age, disability, or illness are unable to prepare meals for themselves; collect and distribute salvageable or donated food; or prepare and provide meals at fixed or mobile locations. Food banks, meal delivery programs, and soup kitchens are included in this industry.

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Other Index Entries for NAICS 5-Digit Industry 62421

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 62421. These index entries further elaborate on the scope of applicable industries that have already been defined at the top of this page.

  • Community meals, social services
  • Food banks
  • Meal delivery programs
  • Mobile soup kitchens
  • Soup kitchens

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 62: Health Care and Social Assistance
    • Subsector 624: Social Assistance
      • Industry Group 6242: Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services
        • Industry 62421: Community Food Services (Current Page)
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 624210: Community Food Services

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