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Liquor Store Industry Statistics

Liquor Store Statistics Data
Total annual liquor store revenue $45,500,000,000
Total Employment 172,611
Total States that are Monopoly run 18
Total Number of Liquor Stores in the U.S. 42,941
Percent of Total Sales Tendered by Liquor Stores
Spirits and Liquors 40%
Beer 30%
Groceries, Cigarettes, Cigars 25%
Most Common Percent of Liquor Store Employment
Management Occupations 2%
Chief Executives 0%
Sales and Related Occupations 79%
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 10%
Cashiers 50%
Retail Salespersons 18%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 13%
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 8%

Although liquor stores are usually small strip-mall stores sometimes located in low-income areas they do a massive $45 billion in annual revenue. Most liquor stores carry an array of items from cigars to magazines. The majority of liquor stores are single owned non-franchise operations with an average of 3-6 employees. So how much revenue do liquor stores generate annually? What is the total number of liquor stores in the U.S.? Find out below.

Statistic Verification
Source: Census, IRS, IBISWorld
Research Date: May 12th, 2016

Questions: How many total liquor stores are in the U.S.? What is the total amount of liquor store sales annually?