JCPenney Facts and Statistics (2021) | By the Numbers

JCPenney Facts and Statistics

Here are a few of the most interesting JCPenney facts and statistics 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.

JCPenney Facts and StatisticsPlease note that some of these numbers are easier to find than others. A few of these JCPenney 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%

JCPenney Facts

  • Website:
  • Year Founded: 1902
  • Founders: James Cash Penney and William Henry McManus
  • Headquarters: Plano, TX
  • CEO: TBD as of 9/18/18

JCPenney Statistics

Number of JCPenney employees:


Last updated 9/19/18

Number of JCPenney stores:

Top 10 states by number of JCPenney stores (as of 2/2/19):

  1. Texas: 82 stores
  2. California: 74 stores
  3. Florida: 53 stores
  4. New York: 39 stores
  5. Ohio: 37 stores
  6. Michigan: 34 stores
  7. Illinois: 29 stores
  8. Pennsylvania: 27 stores
  9. Missouri: 24 stores
  10. Georgia:, Indiana, Kentucky, North Carolina and Virginia: 22


Largest merchandise segment JCPenney sold in 2017:

Women's apparel (22%)

Number of JCPenney salons:


Last updated 9/19/18

Number of JCPenney stores that have Sephora in them:


Last updated 9/19/18

Number of JCPenney suppliers:


Last updated 9/19/18

JCPenney net sales (annual):

JCPenney Annual Net Sales Chart 2004-2018 (in Billions)

JCPenney Annual Net Sales Chart 2004-2018 (in Billions)

JCPenney net income (annual):

JCPenney Annual Net Income Chart 2006-2018 (in Millions)

JCPenney Annual Net Income Chart 2006-2018 (in Millions)

JCPenney revenue breakdown by division (2018):

  • Women's apparel: 22%
  • Men's apparel and accessories: 21%
  • Home: 14%
  • Women's accessories including Sephora: 13%
  • Children's including toys: 9%
  • Footwear and handbags: 8%
  • Jewelry: 7%
  • Services and other: 6%


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  • Earnings
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  • Growth
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