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Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (NAICS 444)
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KEY INDUSTRY STATISTICS

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SALES ($ MILLIONS)



1997 2002 2007 02-07 % Chg
Number of establishments 93,117 88,314 91,070 3.1%
Sales ($ Millions) 227,566 246,561 318,320 29.1%
Annual payroll ($ Millions) 25,609 30,067 37,710 25.4%
Total employment 1,117,912 1,160,016 1,331,322 14.8%
Sales per establishment ($1,000) 2,444 2,792 3,495 25.2%
Sales per employee ($1,000) 204 213 239 12.5%
Sales per $ of payroll 8.9 8.2 8.4 2.9%
Payroll per employee ($) 22,908 25,919 28,325 9.3%
Employees per establishment 12.0 13.1 14.6 11.3%
Sales per capita ($) 854 857 1,057 23.3%
Population per establishment 2,862 3,258 3,308 1.5%
Source: 1997, 2002, and 2007 Economic Census
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SALES PER EMPLOYEE
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