U.S. Department of Commerce
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Statistics of U.S. Businesses: 2002:
General merchandise stores
United States

 
U.S. - General merchandise stores - by Employment Size of Enterprise
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D = Withheld to avoid disclosure
Employment size of enterprise Firms Estab-
lish-
ments
Paid
employees
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Receipts
($1,000)
All firms 9,681 41,069 2,546,094 43,708,510 444,604,851
Firms with no employees (as of March 12) 1,412 1,414 0 26,845 267,921
Firms with 1 to 4 employees 4,664 4,667 10,345 137,538 1,381,119
Firms with 5 to 9 employees 1,751 1,769 11,390 144,090 1,200,005
Firms with 10 to 19 employees 1,017 1,101 13,253 179,979 1,228,640
Firms with 20 to 99 employees 607 957 21,139 339,091 2,347,945
Firms with 100 to 499 employees 131 718 19,537 345,075 2,438,147
Firms with 500 employees or more 99 30,443 2,470,430 42,535,892 435,741,074
Firms with 500 to 749 employees 13 212 (2500-4999) D D
Firms with 750 to 999 employees 6 101 (2500-4999) D D
Firms with 1,000 to 1,499 employees 14 392 (5000-9999) D D
Firms with 1,500 to 2,499 employees 13 668 (10k-24999) D D
Firms with 2,500 employees or more 53 29,070 2,442,271 42,022,221 431,474,311

 
 
U.S. - General merchandise stores - by Year
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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.
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure
State Firms by employment size of enterprise Paid employees by employment size of enterprise
Total20 + 100 +500 + Total20 + 100 +500 +
United States 9,681 8.6% 2.4% 1.0% 2,546,094 98.6% 97.8% 97.0%
Alabama 161 20.5% 16.8% 14.9% 47,732 98.9% D 98.5%
Alaska 99 24.2% 10.1% 7.1% 8,358 95.0% 91.1% 89.6%
Arizona 189 20.1% 12.2% 11.1% 44,788 98.9% D 97.5%
Arkansas 134 20.1% 16.4% 14.9% 34,273 99.0% D 97.3%
California 879 9.2% 4.2% 3.2% 217,913 98.7% 98.0% 97.8%
Colorado 125 27.2% 20.0% 18.4% 39,884 99.2% D 97.8%
Connecticut 125 20.8% 17.6% 16.8% 23,653 98.5% D 97.9%
Delaware 51 52.9% 47.1% 47.1% 9,760 98.9% 97.9% 97.9%
District of Columbia 29 24.1% 20.7% 20.7% 1,204 D 88.0% 88.0%
Florida 540 8.1% 5.9% 5.4% 149,395 99.0% 98.7% 98.3%
Georgia 236 18.6% 13.1% 12.3% 80,104 99.2% D 98.8%
Hawaii 62 27.4% 24.2% 21.0% 11,188 97.6% D 94.3%
Idaho 66 36.4% 28.8% 22.7% 13,320 98.5% 97.3% 92.0%
Illinois 422 17.8% 10.9% 7.6% 108,310 99.0% 98.2% 95.5%
Indiana 146 34.2% 24.0% 21.2% 73,462 99.4% 98.7% 98.2%
Iowa 122 30.3% 21.3% 15.6% 30,952 98.6% 97.3% 94.9%
Kansas 91 37.4% 28.6% 26.4% 29,673 99.3% D 98.2%
Kentucky 169 27.8% 18.3% 17.2% 46,795 99.1% D 97.9%
Louisiana 141 21.3% 16.3% 14.2% 48,871 98.9% D 97.8%
Maine 159 20.8% 11.3% 10.1% 11,043 94.3% D 87.8%
Maryland 173 20.2% 17.3% 16.2% 45,554 99.0% D 98.5%
Massachusetts 220 16.8% 10.5% 9.1% 39,715 98.1% D 95.7%
Michigan 507 10.1% 5.9% 5.1% 112,433 98.4% 97.8% 97.5%
Minnesota 190 23.2% 13.7% 11.1% 51,640 98.4% 97.2% 96.1%
Mississippi 157 19.7% 14.6% 12.7% 33,580 98.1% D 96.7%
Missouri 205 23.9% 16.1% 14.1% 68,685 99.1% 98.3% 97.5%
Montana 76 25.0% 19.7% 17.1% 8,631 96.8% D 94.1%
Nebraska 83 28.9% 26.5% 24.1% 18,037 98.4% D 95.6%
Nevada 65 36.9% 35.4% 32.3% 18,960 99.0% D 98.5%
New Hampshire 121 21.5% 15.7% 15.7% 14,694 96.7% 95.0% 95.0%
New Jersey 515 11.8% 7.0% 5.4% 54,475 97.0% 95.5% 94.1%
New Mexico 90 30.0% 22.2% 20.0% 18,064 98.4% D 97.2%
New York 1,134 9.7% 3.6% 2.6% 110,375 96.5% 94.5% 92.8%
North Carolina 294 15.6% 10.5% 8.2% 77,380 98.7% 98.2% 97.5%
North Dakota 38 47.4% 36.8% 28.9% 6,866 D D 93.0%
Ohio 287 21.6% 13.9% 12.5% 113,930 99.2% D 98.2%
Oklahoma 118 26.3% 22.0% 20.3% 40,002 99.0% D 97.7%
Oregon 118 26.3% 20.3% 16.1% 37,272 99.0% 98.3% 97.4%
Pennsylvania 428 14.3% 9.3% 6.5% 105,544 98.6% 97.9% 96.9%
Rhode Island 44 47.7% 36.4% 34.1% 6,267 97.9% D 91.1%
South Carolina 142 24.6% 19.7% 17.6% 38,485 99.0% D 98.2%
South Dakota 62 30.6% 29.0% 22.6% 7,433 97.3% D 93.3%
Tennessee 191 23.0% 14.7% 13.6% 62,829 99.0% D 98.0%
Texas 672 11.2% 5.5% 4.9% 198,765 98.9% 98.3% 98.2%
Utah 78 28.2% 20.5% 19.2% 21,726 98.7% D 97.5%
Vermont 81 23.5% 17.3% 16.0% 3,261 88.7% D 80.8%
Virginia 221 17.2% 14.5% 13.1% 70,647 99.2% D 98.6%
Washington 189 24.3% 13.8% 10.6% 51,455 98.8% 97.1% 96.1%
West Virginia 90 28.9% 24.4% 24.4% 19,356 98.5% 97.9% 97.9%
Wisconsin 204 26.5% 13.2% 9.3% 54,316 98.5% 96.5% 93.8%
Wyoming 42 31.0% 31.0% 28.6% 5,039 D D 97.4%

All-sector table

Source:
Statistics of U.S. Businesses

Last modified: July 13, 2011   Questions?