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Statistics of U.S. Businesses: 2005:
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 10,972 45,925 2,670,710 50,231,639
Firms with 0 to 4 employees (as of March 12) 7,207 7,218 12,122 224,388
Firms with 5 to 9 employees 2,019 2,045 13,152 170,004
Firms with 10 to 19 employees 976 1,016 12,778 184,142
Firms with 20 to 99 employees 571 862 19,465 309,556
Firms with 100 to 499 employees 110 710 17,437 269,644
Firms with 500 employees or more 89 34,074 2,595,756 49,073,905
Firms with 500 to 749 employees 10 56 (1000-2499) D
Firms with 750 to 999 employees 11 160 5,924 94,258
Firms with 1,000 to 1,499 employees 5 97 (1000-2499) D
Firms with 1,500 to 2,499 employees 11 450 (10k-24999) D
Firms with 2,500 employees or more 52 33,311 2,574,200 48,739,686

 
 
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 10,972 7.0% 1.8% 0.8% 2,670,710 98.6% 97.8% 97.2%
Alabama 139 20.1% 15.8% 14.4% 53,321 99.1% D 98.6%
Alaska 77 24.7% 11.7% 7.8% 8,507 D D 91.0%
Arizona 230 13.9% 10.4% 10.0% 57,376 98.8% D 98.3%
Arkansas 120 20.8% 15.8% 15.0% 35,102 98.9% D 98.3%
California 1,206 6.2% 2.6% 2.2% 244,960 98.6% 98.0% 97.9%
Colorado 149 20.8% 16.1% 15.4% 43,659 99.1% D 98.4%
Connecticut 147 21.1% 13.6% 12.9% 24,451 97.9% D 96.8%
Delaware 49 46.9% 44.9% 44.9% 9,080 D D D
District of Columbia 30 20.0% 20.0% 20.0% (1000-2499) D D D
Florida 653 5.2% 3.5% 3.2% 166,244 99.0% D 98.5%
Georgia 269 12.3% 10.0% 9.3% 85,541 99.1% D 98.8%
Hawaii 55 30.9% 27.3% 23.6% 12,493 98.4% D 93.9%
Idaho 78 33.3% 28.2% 21.8% 15,359 98.2% 97.8% 92.0%
Illinois 519 13.1% 7.7% 5.4% 108,927 98.8% 97.8% 95.7%
Indiana 150 29.3% 18.7% 16.7% 71,201 99.4% 98.5% 98.3%
Iowa 111 32.4% 23.4% 18.9% 32,739 98.8% 97.8% 95.4%
Kansas 78 38.5% 32.1% 29.5% 31,443 99.4% D 98.6%
Kentucky 165 22.4% 16.4% 15.2% 47,838 98.9% D 98.3%
Louisiana 124 21.8% 15.3% 14.5% 49,711 99.2% D 98.3%
Maine 144 16.7% 9.0% 8.3% 11,401 94.5% D 89.9%
Maryland 200 17.5% 13.5% 12.0% 46,213 98.8% 98.0% 97.8%
Massachusetts 236 15.7% 10.2% 8.9% 39,560 97.9% D 96.1%
Michigan 461 7.8% 5.9% 5.4% 102,479 98.4% D 97.7%
Minnesota 227 18.9% 12.3% 10.1% 51,550 98.2% 97.5% 96.0%
Mississippi 142 21.1% 14.1% 12.0% 34,813 98.6% D 96.8%
Missouri 229 20.1% 14.8% 12.7% 70,530 99.0% 98.5% 97.8%
Montana 85 20.0% 16.5% 15.3% 9,348 97.0% D 95.2%
Nebraska 69 39.1% 30.4% 27.5% 19,466 99.0% D 95.8%
Nevada 77 28.6% 26.0% 24.7% 21,558 99.0% D 98.5%
New Hampshire 85 25.9% 18.8% 18.8% 14,645 97.9% 96.5% 96.5%
New Jersey 648 9.4% 4.8% 3.5% 56,167 96.6% 95.1% 93.9%
New Mexico 88 26.1% 21.6% 19.3% 20,230 98.4% D 97.6%
New York 1,402 8.2% 2.9% 1.9% 113,729 96.2% 94.0% 92.4%
North Carolina 332 12.7% 8.1% 6.9% 81,756 98.6% 98.1% 97.8%
North Dakota 50 44.0% 34.0% 28.0% 6,599 97.6% 95.8% 92.5%
Ohio 319 18.8% 12.5% 10.7% 112,982 99.1% 98.6% 98.3%
Oklahoma 105 25.7% 21.9% 20.0% 40,572 99.4% D 98.2%
Oregon 122 24.6% 18.0% 13.9% 38,427 98.8% 98.1% 97.0%
Pennsylvania 522 11.1% 6.3% 4.4% 106,124 98.3% 97.5% 96.3%
Rhode Island 45 46.7% 37.8% 33.3% 5,790 98.0% D 91.6%
South Carolina 144 19.4% 16.7% 15.3% 41,020 98.8% D 98.3%
South Dakota 59 35.6% 27.1% 25.4% 8,571 98.1% D 94.4%
Tennessee 176 20.5% 13.6% 12.5% 63,330 99.1% D 98.3%
Texas 727 8.5% 4.5% 3.9% 216,033 98.8% 98.4% 98.3%
Utah 81 37.0% 24.7% 22.2% 23,755 98.5% D 96.7%
Vermont 86 19.8% 14.0% 12.8% (2500-4999) D D D
Virginia 250 13.6% 12.0% 11.6% 74,883 99.0% D 98.7%
Washington 182 23.1% 11.5% 8.8% 55,914 98.9% 97.4% 96.5%
West Virginia 79 26.6% 21.5% 20.3% 19,475 98.7% D 98.1%
Wisconsin 223 26.0% 15.2% 10.3% 56,897 98.6% 97.0% 94.3%
Wyoming 46 37.0% 32.6% 28.3% 5,207 D D D

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