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Statistics of U.S. Businesses: 2006:
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 10,645 46,714 2,802,451 53,382,997
Firms with 0 to 4 employees (as of March 12) 6,962 6,982 11,868 255,443
Firms with 5 to 9 employees 1,969 1,984 12,735 173,573
Firms with 10 to 19 employees 962 1,016 12,484 179,307
Firms with 20 to 99 employees 554 836 18,577 302,748
Firms with 100 to 499 employees 114 668 16,807 281,426
Firms with 500 employees or more 84 35,228 2,729,980 52,190,500
Firms with 500 to 749 employees 7 49 1,896 32,916
Firms with 750 to 999 employees 11 141 4,433 76,052
Firms with 1,000 to 1,499 employees 7 100 3,558 56,873
Firms with 1,500 to 2,499 employees 8 513 8,775 182,607
Firms with 2,500 employees or more 51 34,425 2,711,318 51,842,052

 
 
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 10,645 7.1% 1.9% 0.8% 2,802,451 98.7% 98.0% 97.4%
Alabama 137 20.4% 16.1% 13.9% 55,173 99.2% D 98.7%
Alaska 76 25.0% 14.5% 9.2% 8,372 96.0% 93.2% 90.2%
Arizona 217 14.3% 11.5% 10.6% 62,221 98.9% D 98.4%
Arkansas 109 20.2% 18.3% 17.4% 37,391 D D 98.7%
California 1,382 5.7% 2.2% 1.9% 260,249 98.5% 97.8% 97.7%
Colorado 148 20.3% 15.5% 14.9% 45,041 99.2% D 98.5%
Connecticut 142 17.6% 13.4% 12.7% 25,770 98.1% D 97.4%
Delaware 48 43.8% 41.7% 41.7% 9,581 D 99.0% 99.0%
District of Columbia 36 19.4% 16.7% 16.7% (1000-2499) D D D
Florida 617 6.5% 3.7% 3.7% 177,336 99.1% 98.8% 98.8%
Georgia 252 13.9% 10.7% 9.5% 89,772 99.2% 99.0% 98.9%
Hawaii 63 25.4% 22.2% 19.0% 12,952 98.3% D 94.4%
Idaho 84 35.7% 27.4% 21.4% 16,051 98.5% 97.4% 91.8%
Illinois 485 13.0% 8.5% 5.8% 114,404 99.0% 98.1% 96.2%
Indiana 149 29.5% 18.8% 16.8% 72,903 99.5% 98.6% 98.4%
Iowa 101 31.7% 24.8% 19.8% 33,916 98.9% 98.2% 95.9%
Kansas 77 37.7% 31.2% 28.6% 32,034 99.4% D 98.6%
Kentucky 166 25.3% 16.9% 15.7% 49,591 98.9% D 98.2%
Louisiana 110 22.7% 17.3% 15.5% 51,674 99.2% D 98.4%
Maine 142 16.2% 9.9% 9.2% 12,262 94.6% D 91.1%
Maryland 194 17.5% 13.4% 12.4% 48,331 98.8% D 97.9%
Massachusetts 232 15.5% 9.5% 8.6% 40,025 97.8% D 96.4%
Michigan 455 7.7% 5.3% 4.8% 104,255 98.6% D 97.9%
Minnesota 234 19.7% 13.2% 10.7% 51,951 98.3% 97.6% 96.1%
Mississippi 137 24.8% 16.1% 12.4% 37,554 98.8% 97.8% 95.9%
Missouri 209 23.0% 16.3% 13.9% 70,571 99.1% 98.5% 97.5%
Montana 80 21.3% 18.8% 16.3% 9,599 97.3% D 95.6%
Nebraska 70 42.9% 32.9% 30.0% 19,980 99.2% D 95.9%
Nevada 69 33.3% 30.4% 27.5% 24,867 99.3% D 98.9%
New Hampshire 83 26.5% 19.3% 19.3% 15,119 98.1% 97.0% 97.0%
New Jersey 610 8.9% 4.8% 3.6% 58,181 96.6% D 94.4%
New Mexico 84 29.8% 23.8% 21.4% 21,931 98.7% D 98.0%
New York 1,303 8.3% 3.0% 1.8% 118,386 96.5% 94.6% 93.3%
North Carolina 304 14.1% 8.9% 7.2% 87,447 98.8% 98.4% 98.2%
North Dakota 48 43.8% 33.3% 27.1% 7,229 98.2% 96.4% 93.2%
Ohio 301 16.9% 11.0% 9.6% 116,899 99.1% D 98.7%
Oklahoma 89 28.1% 25.8% 23.6% 41,923 99.4% D 98.6%
Oregon 123 24.4% 18.7% 14.6% 39,730 98.9% 98.3% 97.3%
Pennsylvania 496 10.9% 6.0% 4.4% 111,669 98.4% 97.7% 96.9%
Rhode Island 44 45.5% 38.6% 34.1% 5,899 97.9% D 93.4%
South Carolina 135 20.7% 16.3% 14.8% 44,046 99.1% D 98.5%
South Dakota 61 31.1% 27.9% 24.6% 8,882 97.6% D 93.9%
Tennessee 161 24.2% 17.4% 14.9% 66,017 99.2% 98.7% 98.4%
Texas 681 8.7% 4.3% 3.7% 230,648 98.9% 98.4% 98.4%
Utah 86 36.0% 25.6% 22.1% 26,805 98.8% D 97.1%
Vermont 81 18.5% 14.8% 13.6% (2500-4999) D D D
Virginia 247 13.4% 11.3% 11.3% 78,818 99.2% 98.9% 98.9%
Washington 180 22.2% 12.2% 9.4% 58,589 98.8% 97.7% 96.6%
West Virginia 73 30.1% 23.3% 23.3% 21,036 98.8% 98.2% 98.2%
Wisconsin 202 26.7% 16.3% 10.9% 60,048 98.8% 97.5% 94.9%
Wyoming 38 47.4% 39.5% 34.2% 5,522 D D D

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