Liquor Store Statistics
Statistic Verification
Source: Census, IRS, IBISWorld
Research Date: January 16th, 2015

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.

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Liquor Store Statistics
Total Annual Revenue$45 billion
Total Employment172,611
Total States that are Monopoly run18
Total Number of Liquor Stores in the U.S.42,941
Percent of Total Sales Tendered by Liquor Stores
Spirits and Liquors40%
Groceries, Cigarettes, Cigars25%
Most Common Percent of Liquor Store Employment
Management Occupations2%
Chief Executives0%
Sales and Related Occupations79%
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers10%
Retail Salespersons18%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations13%
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers8%