U.S. Department of Commerce

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

By industry
 
North Carolina - 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 21,855 35,676 476,759 10,548,765
Firms with 1 to 4 employees (or with no employees as of Mar 12) 12,384 12,419 23,084 503,906
Firms with 5 to 9 employees 4,551 4,676 30,021 647,012
Firms with 10 to 19 employees 2,378 2,755 30,946 749,205
Firms with 20 to 99 employees 1,696 3,034 60,015 1,731,056
Firms with 100 to 499 employees 364 1,672 33,732 972,060
Firms with 500 employees or more 482 11,120 298,961 5,945,526

 
 
North Carolina - 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 21,855 11.6% 3.9% 2.2% 476,759 82.4% 69.8% 62.7%
link to 2006 detail 2006 22,677 11.6% 3.8% 2.2% 467,113 81.7% 68.1% 61.2%
link to 2005 detail 2005 22,869 11.2% 3.6% 2.2% 449,870 80.9% 67.0% 59.8%
link to 2004 detail 2004 22,817 11.9% 3.6% 2.2% 458,404 81.0% 66.2% 59.3%
link to 2003 detail 2003 22,790 11.7% 3.6% 2.2% 441,768 80.3% 65.3% 58.3%
link to 2002 detail 2002 22,955 11.5% 3.6% 2.2% 439,685 80.1% 65.9% 59.1%
link to 2001 detail 2001 23,069 11.8% 3.7% 2.3% 441,460 80.0% 65.3% 58.1%
link to 2000 detail 2000 23,005 11.8% 3.7% 2.3% 449,963 80.2% 65.7% 58.5%
link to 1999 detail 1999 23,043 11.7% 3.7% 2.2% 435,977 79.7% 65.1% 57.8%
link to 1998 detail 1998 23,289 11.4% 3.6% 2.1% 430,691 79.2% 64.8% 57.2%

 
 
North Carolina - Retail trade - by Subsector
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D = Withheld to avoid disclosure
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 21,855 11.6% 3.9% 2.2% 476,759 82.4% 69.8% 62.7%
441 Motor vehicle and parts dealers 3,507 19.1% 3.6% 1.1% 62,063 80.4% 44.5% 25.7%
442 Furniture and home furnishings stores 1,730 10.6% 4.5% 2.8% 18,093 59.7% 41.6% 34.2%
443 Electronics and appliance stores 800 9.6% 3.8% 2.1% 12,173 75.9% D D
444 Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers 2,159 14.1% 4.2% 1.9% 47,338 77.8% 62.5% 56.3%
445 Food and beverage stores 2,176 11.2% 3.0% 1.6% 78,182 90.7% 82.8% 77.9%
446 Health and personal care stores 1,305 13.0% 3.8% 3.1% 30,896 78.0% 65.7% 64.1%
447 Gasoline stations 2,577 8.9% 2.8% 1.1% 30,257 66.0% 48.5% 31.8%
448 Clothing and clothing accessories stores 1,990 13.9% 9.9% 7.5% 47,350 85.3% 80.8% 76.5%
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book, and music stores 1,218 9.3% 3.8% 2.6% 15,100 70.5% 58.4% 56.2%
452 General merchandise stores 216 15.7% 12.0% 10.2% (50k-99999) D D D
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 2,854 6.4% 2.4% 1.4% 22,387 56.8% 42.6% 32.4%
454 Nonstore retailers 1,495 12.8% 4.9% 2.6% 15,206 66.9% 46.2% 27.4%

All-sector table By industry

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