Dollar General Statistics and Facts (2021) | By the Numbers

Dollar General Statistics and Facts

Here are a few of the most interesting Dollar General statistics and facts I was able to dig up. As always, be sure to check back in the future as I will be updating this post as new and updated stats become available.

Dollar General Statistics and FactsPlease note that some of these numbers are easier to find than others. A few of these Dollar General 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%

Dollar General Facts

  • Website:
  • Year Founded: 1939
  • Founders:  JL Turner and Cal Turner
  • Headquarters: Goodlettsville, TN
  • CEO: Todd Vasos

Dollar General Statistics

Dollar General store count:

Number of states Dollar General has stores in:


Last updated 9/12/18

Top 10 states with the most Dollar General stores in them:

  1. Texas: 1,485
  2. Georgia: 872
  3. Florida: 856
  4. North Carolina: 817
  5. Ohio: 798
  6. Tennessee: 780
  7. Alabama: 760
  8. Pennsylvania: 738
  9. Louisiana: 559
  10. Illinois: 547


Number of Dollar General employees:


Last updated 1/1/18

Dollar General net sales by product categories (2018):

  • Consumables: 77.5%
  • Seasonal: 11.9%
  • Home products: 5.9%
  • Apparel: 4.7%


Dollar General Sales Statistics:

Dollar General net sales (annual):

Dollar General net income (annual):

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This full report is available in an annual industry report. Some of the data in industry reports include:

  • Important Company Facts and History
  • Store Counts
  • Employees
  • Earnings
  • Revenue
  • Growth
  • Etc.- all in one place

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