U.S. Department of Commerce

Statistics of U.S. Businesses: 2008:
NAICS 44 - Retail trade
California

By industry
 
California - Retail trade - by Employment Size of Enterprise
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Employment size of enterprise Firms Estab-
lish-
ments
Paid
employees
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
All firms 73,147 111,200 1,668,747 43,881,094
Firms with 1 to 4 employees (or with no employees as of Mar 12) 43,003 43,159 80,139 2,017,740
Firms with 5 to 9 employees 14,928 15,315 99,407 2,343,366
Firms with 10 to 19 employees 7,812 8,806 103,959 2,689,626
Firms with 20 to 99 employees 5,581 8,820 209,777 6,496,258
Firms with 100 to 499 employees 1,160 5,144 149,453 5,209,007
Firms with 500 employees or more 663 29,956 1,026,012 25,125,097

 
 
California - Retail trade - by Year
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data
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 73,147 10.1% 2.5% 0.9% 1,668,747 83.0% 70.4% 61.5%
link to 2006 detail 2006 76,669 10.6% 2.5% 0.9% 1,700,802 83.0% 69.2% 59.3%
link to 2005 detail 2005 76,913 10.4% 2.5% 0.9% 1,651,973 82.7% 68.6% 59.0%
link to 2004 detail 2004 75,465 11.0% 2.6% 0.9% 1,662,333 82.7% 68.3% 58.1%
link to 2003 detail 2003 74,788 10.9% 2.6% 0.9% 1,592,087 82.0% 67.4% 57.0%
link to 2002 detail 2002 74,868 11.1% 2.6% 0.9% 1,534,667 81.2% 66.1% 55.4%
link to 2001 detail 2001 74,616 11.1% 2.5% 0.9% 1,531,595 81.0% 65.4% 55.6%
link to 2000 detail 2000 73,489 11.0% 2.5% 0.9% 1,491,460 80.7% 65.0% 55.4%
link to 1999 detail 1999 72,026 10.8% 2.4% 0.9% 1,421,434 80.1% 64.4% 55.3%
link to 1998 detail 1998 71,858 10.6% 2.4% 0.9% 1,382,643 79.5% 63.8% 54.8%

 
 
California - Retail trade - by Subsector
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NAICS
code
Industry title
(with link to definition)
Firms by employment size of enterprise Paid employees by employment size of enterprise
Total20 + 100 +500 + Total20 + 100 +500 +
44-45 Retail trade 73,147 10.1% 2.5% 0.9% 1,668,747 83.0% 70.4% 61.5%
441 Motor vehicle and parts dealers 7,928 21.4% 5.8% 0.8% 199,535 85.6% 56.4% 25.8%
442 Furniture and home furnishings stores 4,732 9.8% 2.3% 1.0% 62,250 70.3% 51.2% 43.5%
443 Electronics and appliance stores 3,131 7.6% 1.9% 0.9% 62,323 80.5% 71.2% 65.4%
444 Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers 5,619 13.7% 2.5% 0.8% 127,986 79.5% D D
445 Food and beverage stores 12,710 9.8% 2.0% 0.6% 336,804 86.4% 75.0% 66.9%
446 Health and personal care stores 4,981 8.0% 1.7% 1.0% 108,383 80.2% 70.7% 68.0%
447 Gasoline stations 5,144 10.1% 1.7% 0.5% 60,982 56.3% 33.3% 20.3%
448 Clothing and clothing accessories stores 8,845 8.4% 3.7% 2.2% 209,639 85.2% 79.1% 74.9%
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book, and music stores 4,219 9.3% 2.5% 1.2% 72,670 76.3% 64.2% 56.3%
452 General merchandise stores 1,073 6.3% 2.7% 2.1% 281,115 D 98.5% 98.4%
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 9,241 6.4% 2.0% 0.8% 85,775 61.6% 47.2% 38.1%
454 Nonstore retailers 5,897 9.9% 3.1% 1.5% 61,285 67.6% 44.3% 28.6%

All-sector table By industry

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