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Statistics of U.S. Businesses: 2000:
General merchandise stores
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By detailed employment size By year By state
 
U.S. - General merchandise stores 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 10,698 39,639 2,526,107 39,769,399
Firms with no employees (as of March 12) 1,353 1,370 0 27,433
Firms with 1 to 4 employees 5,377 5,387 11,723 149,391
Firms with 5 to 9 employees 2,005 2,030 13,047 156,096
Firms with 10 to 19 employees 1,052 1,127 13,676 179,491
Firms with 20 to 99 employees 676 1,001 23,068 348,226
Firms with 100 to 499 employees 131 659 19,977 309,338
Firms with 500 employees or more 104 28,065 2,444,616 38,599,424
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure

 

 

U.S. - General merchandise stores - 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.
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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 8,519 7.2% 2.1% 0.9% 2,977,387 99.1% 98.6% 98.1%
link to 2007 detail 2007 10,460 6.8% 1.8% 0.8% 2,897,472 98.8% 98.2% 97.6%
link to 2006 detail 2006 10,645 7.1% 1.9% 0.8% 2,802,451 98.7% 98.0% 97.4%
link to 2005 detail 2005 10,972 7.0% 1.8% 0.8% 2,670,710 98.6% 97.8% 97.2%
link to 2004 detail 2004 10,805 7.2% 1.9% 0.8% 2,656,591 98.5% 97.8% 97.1%
link to 2003 detail 2003 10,127 7.9% 2.1% 0.9% 2,525,180 98.6% 97.8% 97.1%
link to 2002 detail 2002 9,681 8.6% 2.4% 1.0% 2,546,094 98.6% 97.8% 97.0%
link to 2001 detail 2001 10,426 8.4% 2.2% 1.0% 2,525,974 98.5% 97.6% 96.8%
link to 2000 detail 2000 10,698 8.5% 2.2% 1.0% 2,526,107 98.5% 97.6% 96.8%
link to 1999 detail 1999 10,691 8.3% 2.2% 1.0% 2,444,538 98.4% 97.5% 96.7%
link to 1998 detail 1998 10,637 8.2% 2.4% 1.1% 2,479,161 98.5% 97.6% 96.9%

 

 

General merchandise stores by State
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.
State Firms by employment size of enterprise Paid employees by employment size of enterprise
Total20 + 100 +500 + Total20 + 100 +500 +
United States 10,698 8.5% 2.2% 1.0% 2,526,107 98.5% 97.6% 96.8%
Alabama 200 18.0% 15.0% 13.5% 46,980 98.5% D 97.9%
Alaska 98 23.5% 8.2% 6.1% 7,394 95.0% D 88.2%
Arizona 206 17.5% 11.2% 10.2% 40,782 98.6% D 97.3%
Arkansas 144 16.7% 14.6% 13.9% 32,062 98.8% D 98.3%
California 917 10.5% 4.4% 3.4% 219,531 98.7% 97.8% 97.5%
Colorado 139 24.5% 18.0% 17.3% 39,568 99.0% D 97.8%
Connecticut 145 19.3% 16.6% 15.9% 24,022 98.1% D 97.5%
Delaware 56 50.0% 46.4% 44.6% 9,191 98.8% D 97.8%
District of Columbia 31 22.6% 19.4% 19.4% 1,236 D 88.4% 88.4%
Florida 586 9.0% 6.8% 6.0% 144,146 98.9% 98.6% 98.1%
Georgia 286 16.8% 11.2% 11.2% 77,657 99.1% 98.5% 98.5%
Hawaii 70 30.0% 21.4% 20.0% 10,772 97.7% D 93.7%
Idaho 81 30.9% 23.5% 19.8% 11,833 97.8% 95.8% 90.5%
Illinois 491 17.5% 10.0% 7.1% 112,032 98.9% 98.0% 95.3%
Indiana 173 26.6% 20.2% 19.1% 73,962 99.3% D 98.3%
Iowa 145 27.6% 17.9% 13.8% 32,576 98.4% 97.1% 94.4%
Kansas 106 28.3% 23.6% 22.6% 29,434 98.9% D 97.8%
Kentucky 175 27.4% 19.4% 19.4% 46,075 98.9% 97.9% 97.9%
Louisiana 153 22.2% 16.3% 15.0% 46,111 98.8% D 97.6%
Maine 225 12.0% 7.1% 6.7% 10,937 91.1% D 85.7%
Maryland 193 20.2% 15.5% 14.5% 43,303 98.7% D 97.8%
Massachusetts 302 13.9% 8.9% 7.6% 41,935 97.6% 96.4% 95.4%
Michigan 469 11.1% 6.8% 6.2% 114,545 98.5% 97.8% 97.5%
Minnesota 217 23.5% 13.8% 12.0% 49,294 98.3% 97.0% 96.2%
Mississippi 221 15.4% 11.3% 10.4% 32,966 97.7% D 96.1%
Missouri 247 20.2% 13.8% 12.6% 67,778 98.8% D 97.4%
Montana 90 22.2% 17.8% 15.6% 7,663 96.0% D 94.5%
Nebraska 98 25.5% 22.4% 20.4% 19,334 98.1% D 95.0%
Nevada 67 34.3% 32.8% 31.3% 16,063 D D 98.6%
New Hampshire 133 17.3% 12.8% 12.8% 15,015 96.1% 94.5% 94.5%
New Jersey 504 12.9% 7.5% 5.6% 58,891 97.2% 95.8% 94.3%
New Mexico 101 29.7% 22.8% 19.8% 16,931 98.2% 96.8% 96.7%
New York 1,130 10.2% 4.2% 2.9% 113,887 96.6% 94.7% 92.9%
North Carolina 339 14.7% 9.1% 8.0% 75,521 98.4% 97.6% 97.1%
North Dakota 40 42.5% 35.0% 32.5% 7,044 98.3% D 93.6%
Ohio 303 19.5% 13.2% 11.6% 121,483 99.2% 98.7% 98.3%
Oklahoma 141 22.0% 18.4% 17.0% 36,870 98.8% D 97.2%
Oregon 148 23.6% 18.9% 15.5% 36,710 98.6% 97.9% 97.0%
Pennsylvania 473 13.7% 9.3% 7.2% 106,201 98.5% 97.9% 96.7%
Rhode Island 54 46.3% 35.2% 31.5% 6,946 98.3% D 87.8%
South Carolina 168 22.6% 16.7% 15.5% 38,469 98.8% D 97.7%
South Dakota 57 29.8% 26.3% 24.6% 7,295 97.7% D 95.9%
Tennessee 216 19.4% 13.9% 13.4% 60,860 99.0% D 98.2%
Texas 693 12.4% 6.1% 5.3% 191,780 98.9% 98.1% 97.8%
Utah 78 34.6% 19.2% 17.9% 20,256 D D 96.5%
Vermont 88 21.6% 14.8% 12.5% 3,317 88.9% D 79.9%
Virginia 258 15.9% 13.6% 13.2% 68,229 98.8% D 98.3%
Washington 231 22.9% 10.8% 9.1% 51,302 98.5% 96.3% 95.6%
West Virginia 103 29.1% 25.2% 25.2% 21,086 98.3% 97.6% 97.6%
Wisconsin 219 30.6% 13.2% 9.6% 54,294 98.5% 96.0% 93.2%
Wyoming 46 37.0% 32.6% 28.3% 4,538 D D 93.1%
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure

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Source: Statistics of U.S. Businesses

Last modified: July 13 2011   Questions?