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Statistics of U.S. Businesses: 2004:
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.
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure
Employment size of enterprise Firms Estab-
lish-
ments
Paid
employees
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
All firms 10,805 44,135 2,656,591 47,419,519
Firms with no employees (as of March 12) 1,620 1,631 0 30,593
Firms with 1 to 4 employees 5,316 5,321 11,621 155,603
Firms with 5 to 9 employees 2,009 2,028 13,042 163,628
Firms with 10 to 19 employees 1,079 1,153 14,087 195,663
Firms with 20 to 99 employees 572 857 19,719 305,179
Firms with 100 to 499 employees 119 605 18,312 313,173
Firms with 500 employees or more 90 32,540 2,579,810 46,255,680
Firms with 500 to 749 employees 12 211 (2500-4999) D
Firms with 750 to 999 employees 9 135 4,940 81,075
Firms with 1,000 to 1,499 employees 7 63 (1000-2499) D
Firms with 1,500 to 2,499 employees 12 496 12,180 214,208
Firms with 2,500 employees or more 50 31,635 2,557,852 45,885,554

 
 
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 10,805 7.2% 1.9% 0.8% 2,656,591 98.5% 97.8% 97.1%
Alabama 153 18.3% 15.0% 13.7% 52,115 99.0% D 98.4%
Alaska 82 20.7% 11.0% 7.3% 8,057 D D 92.1%
Arizona 227 13.7% 11.0% 10.6% 53,959 98.6% D 98.3%
Arkansas 126 22.2% 17.5% 15.9% 34,441 98.9% D 98.1%
California 1,039 7.8% 3.5% 2.8% 249,310 98.6% 98.0% 97.7%
Colorado 139 23.7% 17.3% 16.5% 42,573 99.1% D 98.4%
Connecticut 153 19.6% 14.4% 14.4% 23,068 97.8% 96.7% 96.7%
Delaware 49 49.0% 49.0% 49.0% 8,864 98.9% 98.9% 98.9%
District of Columbia 28 21.4% 21.4% 21.4% (1000-2499) D D D
Florida 661 5.6% 3.9% 3.6% 161,682 98.9% D 98.3%
Georgia 283 14.8% 9.9% 9.5% 82,172 99.1% D 98.6%
Hawaii 62 29.0% 25.8% 22.6% 11,232 D D 94.5%
Idaho 72 36.1% 30.6% 23.6% 14,979 98.6% 98.1% 91.9%
Illinois 508 13.2% 8.5% 6.1% 111,182 98.8% 97.9% 95.9%
Indiana 156 27.6% 18.6% 16.7% 72,494 99.4% 98.6% 98.4%
Iowa 125 32.0% 24.0% 18.4% 32,850 98.7% 97.5% 94.9%
Kansas 83 41.0% 32.5% 30.1% 31,472 99.5% D 98.4%
Kentucky 172 22.7% 16.9% 16.3% 47,132 98.9% D 98.3%
Louisiana 135 21.5% 15.6% 14.8% 49,154 99.1% D 98.1%
Maine 158 14.6% 9.5% 8.9% 11,179 93.5% D 89.8%
Maryland 198 18.2% 14.1% 13.1% 45,370 98.7% D 97.8%
Massachusetts 255 15.7% 9.8% 9.0% 39,661 98.0% D 96.4%
Michigan 489 9.2% 6.1% 5.5% 108,777 98.4% 97.9% 97.4%
Minnesota 203 20.7% 14.8% 11.8% 55,659 98.3% 97.7% 96.1%
Mississippi 140 20.0% 13.6% 10.7% 34,500 98.4% 97.6% 95.5%
Missouri 225 21.8% 15.6% 13.3% 66,887 98.9% 98.3% 97.6%
Montana 88 20.5% 18.2% 15.9% 9,443 97.0% D 94.5%
Nebraska 72 36.1% 30.6% 27.8% 19,496 98.9% D 95.9%
Nevada 71 35.2% 31.0% 29.6% 21,368 99.3% D 98.7%
New Hampshire 93 28.0% 19.4% 19.4% 14,879 97.7% 95.9% 95.9%
New Jersey 581 10.7% 5.7% 4.5% 56,905 96.6% 95.2% 93.9%
New Mexico 94 25.5% 22.3% 20.2% 20,390 98.3% D 97.8%
New York 1,368 8.6% 3.1% 2.0% 114,885 96.1% 94.0% 92.4%
North Carolina 341 12.9% 8.5% 7.0% 79,446 98.6% 98.1% 97.6%
North Dakota 50 40.0% 34.0% 28.0% 7,024 97.3% D 92.9%
Ohio 324 17.9% 12.3% 10.8% 113,213 99.1% 98.6% 98.2%
Oklahoma 113 25.7% 22.1% 19.5% 40,113 99.2% D 98.0%
Oregon 127 25.2% 18.9% 15.7% 37,611 98.8% 98.0% 97.0%
Pennsylvania 516 12.2% 6.6% 5.2% 106,561 98.4% 97.4% 96.6%
Rhode Island 47 44.7% 38.3% 36.2% 5,978 D D D
South Carolina 141 21.3% 16.3% 15.6% 40,262 99.0% D 98.3%
South Dakota 60 33.3% 26.7% 25.0% 8,052 97.5% D 94.2%
Tennessee 177 22.6% 14.7% 13.6% 63,401 99.2% D 98.2%
Texas 743 8.2% 4.8% 3.9% 208,717 98.7% 98.4% 98.1%
Utah 91 30.8% 22.0% 19.8% 24,059 98.6% D 96.9%
Vermont 89 19.1% 14.6% 13.5% (1000-2499) D D D
Virginia 243 13.6% 11.9% 11.5% 74,181 99.0% D 98.8%
Washington 183 25.1% 13.7% 10.9% 55,657 98.9% 97.3% 97.2%
West Virginia 84 29.8% 25.0% 25.0% 18,925 98.6% 97.9% 97.9%
Wisconsin 226 28.3% 16.8% 11.1% 58,439 98.6% 96.9% 93.9%
Wyoming 48 37.5% 33.3% 29.2% 5,210 97.6% D 96.7%

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