Economic Census: Industry Snapshots

Book stores and news dealers (NAICS 45121)
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The top 4 companies accounted for 67% of sales in this industry in 2007.


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KEY INDUSTRY STATISTICS

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United States
SALES ($ MILLIONS)



1997 2002 2007 02-07 % Chg
Number of establishments 14,676 12,707 11,478 -9.7%
Sales ($ Millions) 13,229 15,870 17,779 12.0%
Annual payroll ($ Millions) 1,567 1,875 1,958 4.4%
Total employment 131,243 141,386 149,486 5.7%
Sales per establishment ($1,000) 901 1,249 1,549 24.0%
Sales per employee ($1,000) 101 112 119 6.0%
Sales per $ of payroll 8.4 8.5 9.1 7.3%
Payroll per employee ($) 11,936 13,258 13,096 -1.2%
Employees per establishment 8.9 11.1 13.0 17.0%
Sales per capita ($) 50 55 59 7.0%
Population per establishment 18,158 22,643 26,249 15.9%
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