Economic Census: Industry Snapshots

Miscellaneous store retailers (NAICS 453)
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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 129,838 129,464 121,911 -5.8%
Sales ($ Millions) 78,109 90,812 104,068 14.6%
Annual payroll ($ Millions) 10,165 12,835 14,398 12.2%
Total employment 752,986 792,361 792,105 -.0%
Sales per establishment ($1,000) 602 701 854 21.7%
Sales per employee ($1,000) 104 115 131 14.6%
Sales per $ of payroll 7.7 7.1 7.2 2.2%
Payroll per employee ($) 13,500 16,199 18,177 12.2%
Employees per establishment 5.8 6.1 6.5 6.2%
Sales per capita ($) 293 316 345 9.4%
Population per establishment 2,052 2,222 2,471 11.2%
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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United States
SALES PER EMPLOYEE
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Data is from Key Industry Statistics Table: row 6, columns 1 and 2