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Statistics of U.S. Businesses: 2001:
General merchandise stores
United States
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 10,426 41,169 2,525,974 42,238,462
Firms with no employees (as of March 12) 1,192 1,194 0 26,953
Firms with 1 to 4 employees 5,306 5,318 11,444 148,863
Firms with 5 to 9 employees 2,004 2,024 13,040 159,759
Firms with 10 to 19 employees 1,046 1,119 13,589 181,819
Firms with 20 to 99 employees 648 976 22,403 346,263
Firms with 100 to 499 employees 125 854 20,153 343,940
Firms with 500 employees or more 105 29,684 2,445,345 41,030,865
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 10,426 8.4% 2.2% 1.0% 2,525,974 98.5% 97.6% 96.8%
Alabama 178 19.7% 15.7% 14.0% 47,560 98.7% D 98.2%
Alaska 98 20.4% 9.2% 8.2% 7,560 D D 89.2%
Arizona 198 18.7% 11.6% 10.6% 42,762 D D 97.2%
Arkansas 133 19.5% 15.0% 15.0% 33,324 98.8% 98.1% 98.1%
California 895 9.7% 4.5% 3.1% 212,775 98.6% 97.9% 97.5%
Colorado 129 25.6% 20.2% 19.4% 39,308 99.0% D 97.9%
Connecticut 137 19.0% 16.8% 15.3% 22,696 98.4% D 97.9%
Delaware 58 50.0% 44.8% 44.8% 9,602 98.5% 97.4% 97.4%
District of Columbia 32 21.9% 18.8% 18.8% 1,123 D D D
Florida 609 6.9% 5.6% 5.1% 147,645 98.8% D 98.2%
Georgia 275 16.0% 11.3% 10.9% 81,068 99.0% D 98.4%
Hawaii 69 29.0% 21.7% 18.8% 11,051 D D D
Idaho 76 32.9% 25.0% 21.1% 12,970 98.2% 96.4% 92.1%
Illinois 502 16.9% 9.8% 7.0% 107,899 98.8% 97.8% 95.5%
Indiana 162 32.7% 23.5% 20.4% 74,412 99.4% 98.7% 98.2%
Iowa 139 26.6% 18.7% 14.4% 31,653 98.3% 97.2% 94.0%
Kansas 98 31.6% 25.5% 24.5% 28,802 99.2% D 98.2%
Kentucky 171 26.9% 19.3% 18.7% 46,550 99.0% D 97.9%
Louisiana 141 23.4% 16.3% 14.9% 47,167 99.0% D 97.9%
Maine 201 12.9% 9.0% 7.5% 10,990 91.7% D 85.9%
Maryland 197 20.8% 15.2% 14.7% 41,837 98.7% D 97.8%
Massachusetts 294 13.6% 9.2% 7.1% 40,964 97.5% 96.5% 94.3%
Michigan 513 10.3% 6.2% 5.5% 120,341 98.4% 97.8% 97.3%
Minnesota 215 21.4% 13.0% 11.2% 50,928 98.3% 97.2% 96.2%
Mississippi 187 17.6% 13.4% 11.8% 33,241 98.0% 97.3% 96.3%
Missouri 228 21.9% 15.4% 13.2% 67,441 98.9% 98.4% 97.3%
Montana 93 21.5% 17.2% 16.1% 8,393 95.9% D 94.3%
Nebraska 99 28.3% 24.2% 22.2% 19,349 98.4% D 95.0%
Nevada 65 35.4% 33.8% 30.8% 17,571 99.0% D 98.4%
New Hampshire 130 19.2% 13.8% 13.1% 14,911 96.5% D 94.8%
New Jersey 509 13.2% 7.3% 5.5% 54,475 96.8% 95.0% 93.6%
New Mexico 103 29.1% 20.4% 18.4% 17,355 98.4% D 96.6%
New York 1,120 10.4% 3.9% 2.9% 110,535 96.6% 94.5% 92.7%
North Carolina 333 15.6% 9.6% 8.1% 77,573 98.4% 97.7% 97.1%
North Dakota 31 48.4% 41.9% 38.7% 6,998 98.6% D 94.7%
Ohio 294 19.4% 13.9% 12.2% 116,077 99.1% 98.6% 98.4%
Oklahoma 131 23.7% 19.1% 16.8% 38,596 98.9% D 97.3%
Oregon 143 24.5% 18.9% 14.7% 36,401 98.7% 98.1% 96.8%
Pennsylvania 460 14.3% 9.6% 7.2% 102,371 98.4% 97.6% 96.5%
Rhode Island 55 41.8% 32.7% 30.9% 6,944 D D 89.5%
South Carolina 148 24.3% 20.3% 18.2% 38,947 98.9% 98.3% 97.9%
South Dakota 55 32.7% 30.9% 27.3% 7,539 97.3% D 93.6%
Tennessee 202 21.3% 15.3% 13.9% 61,535 99.0% 98.4% 98.2%
Texas 671 11.8% 5.7% 5.4% 197,017 98.9% D 98.1%
Utah 82 30.5% 18.3% 17.1% 21,118 98.7% D 97.0%
Vermont 92 20.7% 14.1% 13.0% 3,398 87.7% D 80.3%
Virginia 256 17.2% 13.3% 12.9% 66,809 98.9% D 98.2%
Washington 207 24.6% 12.1% 10.1% 52,145 98.7% 96.6% 95.7%
West Virginia 102 31.4% 25.5% 25.5% 19,431 98.4% 97.2% 97.2%
Wisconsin 207 28.5% 13.5% 9.7% 53,688 98.5% 96.1% 93.5%
Wyoming 46 34.8% 28.3% 26.1% 5,129 97.3% D 96.8%
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure

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Source: Statistics of U.S. Businesses

Last modified: July 13 2011   Questions?