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Economic Census: Industry Snapshots

Miscellaneous Store Retailers (NAICS 453)

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The Industry Snapshots present key statistics from the Economic Census and per capita ratios using data from Population Estimates. Data from County Business Patterns may also be shown when information from the 2012 Economic Census are not yet available. See the Economic Census release schedule and the Snapshot FAQs for more information.

Data for 2007 and prior years are not shown when the information is not comparable due to NAICS changes. See the Definitions and Comparability tab in the Industry Statistics Portal for more information.

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Key Industry Statistics: United States



1997 2002 2007 2012 07-12
% Chg
Number of establishments 129,838 129,464 121,911 106,446 -12.7%
Sales ($ Millions) 78,109 90,812 104,068 97,684 -6.1%
Annual payroll ($ Millions) 10,165 12,835 14,398 14,220 -1.2%
Total employment 752,986 792,361 792,105 715,107 -9.7%
Sales per establishment ($1,000) 602 701 854 918 7.5%
Sales per employee ($1,000) 104 115 131 137 4.0%
Sales per $ of payroll 7.7 7.1 7.2 6.9 -5.0%
Payroll per employee ($) 13,500 16,199 18,177 19,885 9.4%
Employees per establishment 5.8 6.1 6.5 6.7 3.4%
Sales per capita ($) 293 316 332 324 -2.2%
Population per establishment 2,052 2,222 2,471 2,949 19.3%

* Data has not yet been released. Click here for the full 2012 Econ Census release schedule.
Sales: United States
Millions of dollars
Sales per Employee: United States
Thousands of dollars






Source: 1997, 2002, 2007, and 2012 Economic Census and Population Estimates
Data in this Snapshot include only establishments with paid employees. See Industry Snapshot FAQs. All figures are in current dollars for the period shown, and do not reflect changes
in prices. For information on how these data are derived, see the Methodology text from the Economic Census and Population Estimates.
For more statistics about this industry, see the Industry Statistics Portal.


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Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Economic Census | Last Revised: Feb 28, 2012