Costco Statistics, Store Count, Revenue Totals and Facts (2021)



Here are a few of the most interesting Costco statistics and facts I was able to dig up including store count, revenue totals and employee counts. As always, be sure to check back in the future as I will be updating this post as new and updated stats become available.

Costco Facts

What is Costco?

Costco Wholesale is a multibillion dollar global retailer with warehouse club operations in 11 countries. (source)

Costco Store Count

How many Costco stores are there?

795 stores

Last updated 12/10/20


Number of Costco stores in the US:

558

Last updated 12/10/20


Number of Costco stores in Canada:

102

Last updated 12/10/20


Number of Costco stores in Mexico:

39

Last updated 12/10/20


Number of Costco stores in the UK:

29

Last updated 12/10/20


Number of Costco stores in Iceland:

1

Last updated 12/10/20


Number of Costco stores in France:

1

Last updated 12/10/20


Number of Costco stores in Spain:

3

Last updated 12/10/20


Number of Costco stores in South Korea:

16

Last updated 12/10/20


Number of Costco stores in Japan:

27

Last updated 12/10/20


Number of Costco stores in Taiwan:

14

Last updated 12/10/20


Number of Costco stores in Australia:

12

Last updated 12/10/20


Costco Employee Count

Number of Costco employees:

245,000 employees

Last updated 10/1/18


Number of Costco employees in the US:

135,000 employees

Last updated 3/26/16


Costco Revenue Totals

Costco net sales (annual):


Costco Statistics

When did Costco open?

1983


Where was the first Costco store?

Seattle, Wa


How many members does Costco have?

94.3 million

Last updated 10/1/18


Average size of a Costco store:

145,000 sq ft

Last updated 10/1/18


Percentage of Costco total net sales that come from ecommerce:

4%

Last updated 10/1/18


Costco member renewal rate:

88%

Last updated 10/1/18


Percentage of Costco members that renewed their memberships in FY 2015

88%


Costco’s total ecommerce sales in FY 2015:

$3.4 billion


Number of Costco gas stations:

567

Last updated 10/1/18


Average number of SKU’s per Costco store:

3,700

Last updated 10/1/18


Costco’s top item category for sales in FY2015:

Foods


Number of cars sold by Costco in 2016:

465,000

Last updated 10/3/16


Number of dealerships Costco sells cars through in the US:

3,000

Last updated 10/3/16


Percentage of Costco net sales that come from the US or Canada:

87%

Last updated 9/3/17


Number of countries Costco has warehouses in:

10 countries

Last updated 9/3/17


Number of Costco employees that reportedly make its minimum wage:

around 130,000 employees

Last updated 6/1/18


Number of pumpkin pies Costco sells annually:

5.3 million


Amount of clothing Costco sold in 2018:

$7 billion


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Please note that some of these numbers are easier to find than others. A few of these Costco stats come from their own reports, but some are based on news reports and not official company tallies. No information contained on DMR should be relied upon to make investment decisions. Basically, this is the best I can find and I don’t guarantee anything to be 100%.

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