U.S. Department of Commerce

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

By industry
 
South 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 11,423 18,461 236,741 5,018,522
Firms with 1 to 4 employees (or with no employees as of Mar 12) 6,506 6,523 12,534 261,261
Firms with 5 to 9 employees 2,359 2,426 15,446 323,224
Firms with 10 to 19 employees 1,171 1,324 15,234 380,442
Firms with 20 to 99 employees 791 1,306 27,628 780,745
Firms with 100 to 499 employees 190 729 13,868 374,513
Firms with 500 employees or more 406 6,153 152,031 2,898,337

 
 
South Carolina - Retail trade - by Year
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More
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 11,423 12.1% 5.2% 3.6% 236,741 81.7% 70.1% 64.2%
link to 2006 detail 2006 11,778 12.0% 5.0% 3.4% 228,874 80.8% 68.3% 61.8%
link to 2005 detail 2005 11,988 11.6% 4.9% 3.4% 220,737 80.1% 67.4% 60.7%
link to 2004 detail 2004 12,008 12.1% 5.0% 3.4% 222,629 80.0% 67.0% 60.0%
link to 2003 detail 2003 11,982 12.2% 5.1% 3.4% 215,143 79.5% 66.1% 59.4%
link to 2002 detail 2002 11,998 12.0% 5.1% 3.6% 213,238 79.1% 66.4% 60.2%
link to 2001 detail 2001 12,118 12.2% 5.3% 3.6% 218,946 79.4% 66.3% 59.6%
link to 2000 detail 2000 12,120 12.5% 5.2% 3.6% 223,955 79.7% 66.2% 59.8%
link to 1999 detail 1999 12,108 12.5% 5.1% 3.6% 217,761 79.3% 65.6% 59.2%
link to 1998 detail 1998 12,301 12.3% 4.9% 3.5% 213,807 78.8% 65.1% 58.6%

 
 
South Carolina - 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 11,423 12.1% 5.2% 3.6% 236,741 81.7% 70.1% 64.2%
441 Motor vehicle and parts dealers 1,773 19.0% 4.2% 1.6% 29,309 78.2% 39.3% 21.1%
442 Furniture and home furnishings stores 897 10.4% 4.5% 3.3% 8,080 53.9% 35.4% 31.3%
443 Electronics and appliance stores 405 11.6% 6.9% 5.2% 5,762 74.4% 63.1% 59.6%
444 Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers 1,147 15.2% 4.7% 2.6% 22,032 75.6% 58.5% 52.7%
445 Food and beverage stores 1,219 8.0% 3.3% 2.5% 41,567 90.9% 86.2% 83.8%
446 Health and personal care stores 704 11.6% 5.5% 4.1% 14,252 76.1% 67.0% 66.3%
447 Gasoline stations 1,227 10.6% 4.0% 1.7% 17,745 71.8% 56.5% 40.3%
448 Clothing and clothing accessories stores 1,266 17.7% 13.3% 11.2% 27,056 84.2% 79.8% 77.4%
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book, and music stores 569 12.1% 6.5% 4.9% 7,000 69.5% D 55.3%
452 General merchandise stores 122 20.5% 16.4% 15.6% 48,072 99.3% D D
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 1,580 6.1% 3.2% 2.2% 10,351 47.8% 36.2% 31.2%
454 Nonstore retailers 580 12.1% 5.0% 3.1% 5,515 64.7% 45.8% 22.3%

All-sector table By industry

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