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June 23, 2018  
 
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Hardware Stores

Hardware Stores aren't as popular as some other kinds of businesses that dominate the nation's shopping malls. Still, across the entire country, there are more than 10,000 Hardware Stores. Based on some simple math, it appears that each one of those Hardware Stores serves about 30,000 citizens on average. Our analysis suggests that Hardware Stores will typically employ 1 to 4 employees. As such, Hardware Stores account for substantial employment of workers across the country.

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States with Hardware Stores
(Ordered by # per 100,000 Residents)

  State Businesses Businesses per 100K Residents
1. North Dakota 98 15.30
2. Vermont 88 14.45
3. Montana 126 13.99
4. South Dakota 103 13.73
5. Wyoming 63 12.82
6. Maine 138 10.85
7. Nebraska 170 9.94
8. Minnesota 486 9.89
9. Iowa 279 9.53
10. New Hampshire 105 8.50
11. Kansas 210 7.81
12. West Virginia 135 7.52
13. Wisconsin 396 7.38
14. Alaska 46 7.36
15. Idaho 90 6.97
16. Michigan 692 6.96
17. South Carolina 241 6.01
18. New York 1,108 5.84
19. Indiana 351 5.77
20. Arkansas 153 5.73
21. Oregon 193 5.65
22. Ohio 620 5.47
23. North Carolina 436 5.42
24. Alabama 237 5.33
25. Louisiana 237 5.31
26. Kentucky 211 5.23
27. Illinois 636 5.12
28. Missouri 282 5.04
29. New Mexico 91 5.02
30. Pennsylvania 613 4.99
31. Washington 290 4.95
32. Mississippi 139 4.90
33. Tennessee 273 4.80
34. Connecticut 160 4.78
35. Georgia 383 4.75
36. Colorado 202 4.70
37. Massachusetts 292 4.60
38. Rhode Island 45 4.29
39. Oklahoma 147 4.26
40. Delaware 32 4.08
41. Florida 636 3.98
42. New Jersey 331 3.93
43. Arizona 201 3.92
44. Hawaii 46 3.80
45. Virginia 267 3.77
46. California 1,146 3.38
47. Texas 704 3.38
48. Maryland 174 3.29
49. Utah 73 3.27
50. Nevada 57 2.86
51. District of Columbia 16 2.82

Number of Hardware Stores by Number of Employees
(Data for Entire United States)

RangeNumber of Employees
1 to 45774
5 to 93599
10 to 193105
20 to 491485
50 to 99251
100 to 24940
250 to 4993
500 to 9990
1000 or more0

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