Economic Census: Industry Snapshots

Furniture and home furnishings stores (NAICS 442)
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National sales for this industry are published monthly in the Monthly Retail Trade and Food Services Survey.


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KEY INDUSTRY STATISTICS

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United States
SALES ($ MILLIONS)



1997 2002 2007 02-07 % Chg
Number of establishments 64,725 65,204 65,144 -.1%
Sales ($ Millions) 71,691 91,814 108,220 17.9%
Annual payroll ($ Millions) 9,959 12,843 14,883 15.9%
Total employment 482,845 535,029 557,477 4.2%
Sales per establishment ($1,000) 1,108 1,408 1,661 18.0%
Sales per employee ($1,000) 148 172 194 13.1%
Sales per $ of payroll 7.2 7.1 7.3 1.7%
Payroll per employee ($) 20,627 24,005 26,696 11.2%
Employees per establishment 7.5 8.2 8.6 4.3%
Sales per capita ($) 269 319 359 12.6%
Population per establishment 4,117 4,413 4,625 4.8%
Source: 1997, 2002, and 2007 Economic Census
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.
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SALES PER EMPLOYEE
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Data is from Key Industry Statistics Table: row 6, columns 1 and 2