Economic Census: Industry Snapshots

News dealers and newsstands (NAICS 451212)
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92% of firms in this industry in 2007 had fewer than 10 employees.


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KEY INDUSTRY STATISTICS

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United States
SALES ($ MILLIONS)



1997 2002 2007 02-07 % Chg
Number of establishments 2,313 1,847 1,523 -17.5%
Sales ($ Millions) 854 809 1,003 24.0%
Annual payroll ($ Millions) 119 111 139 24.7%
Total employment 9,770 7,902 8,301 5.0%
Sales per establishment ($1,000) 369 438 659 50.4%
Sales per employee ($1,000) 87 102 121 18.0%
Sales per $ of payroll 7.2 7.3 7.2 -.6%
Payroll per employee ($) 12,208 14,092 16,730 18.7%
Employees per establishment 4.2 4.3 5.5 27.4%
Sales per capita ($) 3 3 3 18.4%
Population per establishment 115,214 155,781 197,827 27.0%
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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THE ECONOMIC CENSUS IS THE OFFICIAL 5-YEAR MEASURE OF AMERICAN BUSINESS
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SALES PER EMPLOYEE
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Data is from Key Industry Statistics Table: row 6, columns 1 and 2