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Statistics of U.S. Businesses: 2003:
NAICS 452 - General merchandise stores
United States

 
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 10,127 41,958 2,525,180 44,606,045
Firms with no employees (as of March 12) 1,621 1,621 0 33,665
Firms with 1 to 4 employees 4,893 4,896 10,729 143,233
Firms with 5 to 9 employees 1,811 1,823 11,753 155,870
Firms with 10 to 19 employees 998 1,051 12,962 176,811
Firms with 20 to 99 employees 592 898 20,114 299,176
Firms with 100 to 499 employees 123 616 18,779 317,619
Firms with 500 employees or more 89 31,053 2,450,843 43,479,671
Firms with 500 to 749 employees 14 266 4,527 58,695
Firms with 750 to 999 employees 7 358 4,174 92,584
Firms with 1,000 to 1,499 employees 11 326 5,394 88,083
Firms with 1,500 to 2,499 employees 9 337 12,133 229,654
Firms with 2,500 employees or more 48 29,766 2,424,615 43,010,655

 
 
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.
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 10,127 7.9% 2.1% 0.9% 2,525,180 98.6% 97.8% 97.1%
Alabama 149 19.5% 15.4% 14.1% 47,566 99.0% D 98.5%
Alaska 80 22.5% 11.3% 8.8% 8,223 95.6% D 92.2%
Arizona 199 16.6% 10.6% 10.6% 49,369 98.9% 98.1% 98.1%
Arkansas 126 20.6% 15.9% 15.9% 32,949 98.8% 98.3% 98.3%
California 963 7.8% 3.7% 2.8% 230,619 98.7% 98.2% 97.8%
Colorado 122 26.2% 20.5% 19.7% 40,864 99.2% D 98.3%
Connecticut 133 18.8% 15.8% 15.8% 22,849 98.2% 97.6% 97.6%
Delaware 45 48.9% 48.9% 48.9% 8,776 D D D
District of Columbia 28 21.4% 17.9% 17.9% 1,182 D D D
Florida 606 6.1% 4.0% 3.8% 147,450 98.9% D 98.6%
Georgia 254 17.3% 12.2% 11.0% 77,656 99.2% 98.7% 98.5%
Hawaii 63 27.0% 23.8% 20.6% 11,221 97.9% D 94.4%
Idaho 67 37.3% 28.4% 22.4% 14,527 98.8% 97.6% 92.2%
Illinois 470 14.5% 9.8% 6.6% 104,926 98.8% 98.2% 95.2%
Indiana 153 30.7% 19.0% 17.6% 70,798 99.4% D 98.4%
Iowa 121 29.8% 21.5% 15.7% 30,778 98.5% 97.2% 94.6%
Kansas 83 39.8% 31.3% 30.1% 30,097 99.5% D 98.5%
Kentucky 155 26.5% 18.7% 18.1% 45,428 99.1% D 98.3%
Louisiana 131 22.1% 14.5% 13.7% 47,711 99.1% D 97.9%
Maine 163 15.3% 9.2% 8.6% 10,350 D D 88.4%
Maryland 174 19.5% 15.5% 14.4% 42,921 98.8% D 97.9%
Massachusetts 236 14.8% 9.7% 8.9% 37,876 97.8% D 96.5%
Michigan 468 8.8% 5.8% 5.1% 107,987 98.5% 98.0% 97.6%
Minnesota 204 21.6% 13.2% 10.3% 52,268 98.5% 97.6% 95.8%
Mississippi 145 18.6% 13.1% 11.0% 32,895 98.3% D 97.2%
Missouri 227 21.1% 15.0% 13.2% 64,866 98.9% 98.3% 97.6%
Montana 79 24.1% 19.0% 16.5% 8,951 97.0% D 94.6%
Nebraska 75 36.0% 30.7% 28.0% 18,756 98.9% D 95.8%
Nevada 71 33.8% 31.0% 29.6% 21,009 99.3% D 98.8%
New Hampshire 96 24.0% 18.8% 18.8% 14,351 97.1% 95.8% 95.8%
New Jersey 549 10.9% 6.0% 4.6% 54,389 96.7% 95.1% 93.3%
New Mexico 89 25.8% 21.3% 19.1% 19,300 98.3% D 97.6%
New York 1,249 9.5% 3.3% 2.2% 107,861 96.2% 93.9% 91.9%
North Carolina 306 15.4% 9.8% 7.8% 75,372 98.8% 98.2% 97.4%
North Dakota 47 42.6% 31.9% 25.5% 6,799 D D 93.0%
Ohio 321 17.1% 11.2% 10.0% 111,820 99.1% 98.5% 98.1%
Oklahoma 112 26.8% 21.4% 20.5% 38,159 99.2% D 98.2%
Oregon 120 25.0% 18.3% 14.2% 37,113 98.8% 98.0% 96.9%
Pennsylvania 460 12.0% 7.2% 5.7% 101,730 98.4% 97.7% 96.8%
Rhode Island 48 43.8% 33.3% 31.3% 6,054 97.9% D 89.5%
South Carolina 138 22.5% 16.7% 15.9% 38,259 98.9% D 98.2%
South Dakota 59 33.9% 25.4% 23.7% 7,983 97.6% D 93.0%
Tennessee 167 24.0% 15.6% 15.0% 60,315 99.1% D 98.3%
Texas 682 10.3% 5.0% 4.3% 199,650 98.9% 98.3% 98.1%
Utah 85 34.1% 21.2% 18.8% 22,488 98.8% D 96.7%
Vermont 84 20.2% 13.1% 10.7% 2,378 87.9% D 75.1%
Virginia 225 14.2% 12.4% 12.0% 69,288 99.0% D 98.7%
Washington 187 23.0% 12.3% 9.1% 51,439 98.9% 97.4% 96.5%
West Virginia 81 29.6% 24.7% 24.7% 18,726 98.6% 98.0% 98.0%
Wisconsin 209 26.3% 13.9% 9.1% 55,637 98.6% 96.9% 94.2%
Wyoming 48 33.3% 31.3% 27.1% 5,201 D D D

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Source:
Statistics of U.S. Businesses

Last modified: July 13, 2011   Questions?