Economic Census: Industry Snapshots

Hardware stores (NAICS 44413)
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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 15,748 15,103 16,454 8.9%
Sales ($ Millions) 13,605 16,602 20,131 21.3%
Annual payroll ($ Millions) 2,095 2,591 3,161 22.0%
Total employment 137,831 142,881 143,738 .6%
Sales per establishment ($1,000) 864 1,099 1,223 11.3%
Sales per employee ($1,000) 99 116 140 20.5%
Sales per $ of payroll 6.5 6.4 6.4 -.6%
Payroll per employee ($) 15,202 18,134 21,988 21.3%
Employees per establishment 8.8 9.5 8.7 -7.7%
Sales per capita ($) 51 58 67 15.8%
Population per establishment 16,922 19,051 18,311 -3.9%
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