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Building material and supplies dealers (NAICS 4441)
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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 71,916 67,190 70,818 5.4%
Sales ($ Millions) 195,888 215,641 281,871 30.7%
Annual payroll ($ Millions) 22,313 26,282 33,571 27.7%
Total employment 952,296 988,707 1,164,426 17.8%
Sales per establishment ($1,000) 2,724 3,209 3,980 24.0%
Sales per employee ($1,000) 206 218 242 11.0%
Sales per $ of payroll 8.8 8.2 8.4 2.3%
Payroll per employee ($) 23,431 26,583 28,831 8.5%
Employees per establishment 13.2 14.7 16.4 11.7%
Sales per capita ($) 735 749 936 24.8%
Population per establishment 3,706 4,282 4,254 -.7%
Source: 1997, 2002, and 2007 Economic Census
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All figures are in current dollars for the period shown, and do not reflect changes in prices.
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THE ECONOMIC CENSUS IS THE OFFICIAL 5-YEAR MEASURE OF AMERICAN BUSINESS
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SALES PER EMPLOYEE
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