Economic Census: Industry Snapshots

Warehouse clubs and supercenters (NAICS 45291)
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The top 8 companies accounted for 100% 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 1,530 2,912 4,260 46.3%
Sales ($ Millions) 81,919 191,252 324,963 69.9%
Annual payroll ($ Millions) 5,863 15,770 27,855 76.6%
Total employment 428,357 830,845 1,244,237 49.8%
Sales per establishment ($1,000) 53,542 65,677 76,282 16.1%
Sales per employee ($1,000) 191 230 261 13.5%
Sales per $ of payroll 14.0 12.1 11.7 -3.8%
Payroll per employee ($) 13,686 18,981 22,387 17.9%
Employees per establishment 280.0 285.3 292.1 2.4%
Sales per capita ($) 307 665 1,079 62.3%
Population per establishment 174,176 98,807 70,725 -28.4%
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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United States
SALES PER EMPLOYEE
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Data is from Key Industry Statistics Table: row 6, columns 1 and 2