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Statistics of U.S. Businesses: 2007:
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)
Receipts
($1,000)
All firms 10,460 47,456 2,897,472 56,665,055 593,383,265
Firms with 1 to 4 employees (or with no employees as of Mar 12) 6,922 6,929 11,713 199,418 1,937,083
Firms with 5 to 9 employees 1,866 1,893 11,856 168,057 1,299,527
Firms with 10 to 19 employees 960 1,070 12,122 182,238 1,313,186
Firms with 20 to 99 employees 523 796 17,578 317,015 2,095,226
Firms with 100 to 499 employees 105 634 15,157 263,883 2,438,854
Firms with 500 employees or more 84 36,134 2,829,046 55,534,444 584,299,389
Firms with 500 to 749 employees 6 102 (2500-4999) D D
Firms with 750 to 999 employees 11 137 (2500-4999) 61,263 S
Firms with 1,000 to 1,499 employees 5 104 (1000-2499) D D
Firms with 1,500 to 1,999 employees 5 17 2,549 55,588 607,516
Firms with 2,000 to 2,499 employees 4 249 5,813 118,797 1,135,675
Firms with 2,500 to 4,999 employees 10 731 19,094 405,869 3,204,176
Firms with 5,000 employees or more 43 34,794 2,792,899 54,790,905 577,656,812

 
 
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 10,460 6.8% 1.8% 0.8% 2,897,472 98.8% 98.2% 97.6%
Alabama 149 19.5% 14.8% 12.8% 56,093 D D 98.5%
Alaska 78 23.1% 11.5% 9.0% 8,157 95.9% D 91.9%
Arizona 204 16.2% 12.7% 11.8% 65,090 D D 98.7%
Arkansas 106 23.6% 18.9% 17.9% (25k-49999) D D D
California 1,396 5.6% 2.4% 1.9% 274,645 D D 97.8%
Colorado 152 19.1% 15.1% 14.5% 48,190 D D 98.6%
Connecticut 138 18.8% 13.8% 13.0% 24,949 D D 97.7%
Delaware 49 42.9% 40.8% 40.8% 9,270 D 99.0% 99.0%
District of Columbia 33 24.2% 21.2% 21.2% 993 86.7% 84.8% 84.8%
Florida 602 5.6% 4.0% 3.8% 185,583 99.2% D 98.8%
Georgia 238 14.3% 10.5% 10.1% 94,057 99.3% D 99.1%
Hawaii 62 25.8% 22.6% 19.4% 12,921 98.3% D 94.6%
Idaho 82 36.6% 28.0% 23.2% 17,413 98.5% 97.3% 93.6%
Illinois 486 14.0% 8.8% 6.2% 122,886 D 98.4% 96.6%
Indiana 159 28.9% 17.0% 15.1% 73,144 99.4% 98.3% 98.2%
Iowa 95 34.7% 26.3% 21.1% 35,356 99.0% D D
Kansas 74 39.2% 32.4% 29.7% 31,616 D D 98.5%
Kentucky 153 22.9% 17.6% 16.3% 49,560 99.0% D 98.3%
Louisiana 100 25.0% 19.0% 17.0% (50k-99999) D D D
Maine 123 17.1% 11.4% 10.6% (10k-24999) D D D
Maryland 206 17.5% 13.6% 12.1% 47,873 D 98.2% 98.0%
Massachusetts 244 16.0% 9.4% 8.6% 41,709 D D 96.3%
Michigan 431 8.4% 5.6% 4.9% 108,928 D D 98.1%
Minnesota 249 16.9% 12.0% 9.6% 60,156 98.5% 98.0% 96.9%
Mississippi 131 22.9% 16.8% 13.0% 36,766 98.6% D D
Missouri 204 21.1% 15.7% 13.7% 69,393 98.9% 98.5% 97.7%
Montana 78 21.8% 19.2% 17.9% 9,926 97.1% D 95.8%
Nebraska 68 39.7% 33.8% 30.9% (10k-24999) D D D
Nevada 58 39.7% 36.2% 32.8% 25,932 D D 99.2%
New Hampshire 83 25.3% 19.3% 19.3% 15,755 98.1% 97.4% 97.4%
New Jersey 600 9.7% 4.7% 3.8% 61,435 97.2% D 95.2%
New Mexico 78 34.6% 25.6% 23.1% (10k-24999) D D D
New York 1,341 7.8% 2.6% 1.7% 119,999 96.6% 94.8% 93.9%
North Carolina 289 12.8% 9.3% 8.3% 91,838 98.9% D D
North Dakota 48 43.8% 33.3% 27.1% 8,204 D D D
Ohio 301 16.3% 11.0% 10.0% 119,632 99.1% D 98.7%
Oklahoma 81 32.1% 28.4% 24.7% 41,790 D D 98.7%
Oregon 107 24.3% 20.6% 15.0% 39,810 D 98.9% 97.6%
Pennsylvania 504 10.3% 6.0% 4.6% 115,344 98.5% 97.8% 97.0%
Rhode Island 48 41.7% 35.4% 33.3% 6,623 98.1% D 95.8%
South Carolina 132 18.9% 15.2% 14.4% 45,474 99.1% D 98.5%
South Dakota 58 32.8% 31.0% 27.6% (5000-9999) D D D
Tennessee 142 26.1% 18.3% 16.2% 67,350 D 98.9% 98.7%
Texas 630 8.6% 4.4% 4.0% 237,350 99.0% D 98.6%
Utah 81 38.3% 27.2% 23.5% 27,557 D 98.3% 97.6%
Vermont 86 20.9% 15.1% 14.0% 2,776 86.6% D 79.6%
Virginia 241 12.9% 11.2% 11.2% 79,676 99.2% 99.0% 99.0%
Washington 176 22.7% 11.4% 9.1% 59,349 98.9% D 96.8%
West Virginia 70 27.1% 22.9% 22.9% (10k-24999) D D D
Wisconsin 197 27.9% 17.8% 12.2% 63,987 D D D
Wyoming 31 48.4% 48.4% 41.9% (5000-9999) D D D

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