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Shopify Stores in the United States

Updated May 13 2022

There are 853,670 live Shopify stores in the United States.

In this report, we'll cover the following essential statistics on Shopify stores in the United States.

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Shopify Growth in the United States

Shopify's worldwide quarter-over-quarter growth has been quite impressive over the last few years, and that trend is visible within most countries.

  • Shopify stores in the United States increased 9.2% quarter-over-quarter in 2022 Q1.
  • Shopify stores in the United States increased 47% year-over-year in 2022 Q1.

Here is Shopify's quarter-over-quarter growth in the United States.

Quarter
Active Stores
2017 Q1
14,922
2017 Q2
11,444
2017 Q3
12,077
2017 Q4
15,829
2018 Q1
15,536
2018 Q2
17,541
2018 Q3
21,831
2018 Q4
17,560
2019 Q1
23,038
2019 Q2
25,827
2019 Q3
24,393
2019 Q4
24,723
2020 Q1
29,108
2020 Q2
48,861
2020 Q3
54,818
2020 Q4
55,938
2021 Q1
57,267
2021 Q2
55,152
2021 Q3
62,538
2021 Q4
68,961
2022 Q1
67,328
2022 Q2 (to date)
57,376
Cumulative Stores by Quarter

It's hard to know exactly when a Shopify store was first created but we use a heuristic combining DNS and WHOIS data that provides a reasonable approximation.

Top Categories For Shopify Stores In the United States

Here is the breakdown of industry verticals for Shopify stores in the United States.

  • 35.2% of Shopify stores in the United States sell Apparel products.
  • 12.0% of Shopify stores in the United States sell Beauty & Fitness products.
  • 11.2% of Shopify stores in the United States sell Home & Garden products.

Social Media Usage On Shopify Stores In the United States

Ecommerce brands use social media sites to engage with millions of consumers. Instagram and Facebook are the dominant social media sites for ecommerce stores, by far, with Twitter, Pinterest and YouTube also having notable usage.

  • Instagram is used by 46.9% of Shopify stores in the United States.
  • Facebook is used by 39.5% of Shopify stores in the United States.
  • Twitter is used by 13.5% of Shopify stores in the United States.
Type
Stores
Instagram
400,563
Facebook
337,025
Twitter
114,946
Pinterest
95,118
YouTube
86,222
LinkedIn
24,557
Tiktok
24,110
Facebook Group
14,858

Contact Information On Shopify Stores In the United States

Email remains an extremely popular communication channel for merchants. Many merchants also provide a phone number so that their customers can reach them instantly.

  • 50% of Shopify stores in the United States have an email on their website
  • 27% of Shopify stores in the United States provide a phone number on their website
Type
Stores
Email
427,837
Phone
233,369

Shopify Plus Stores In the United States

There are 14,457 Shopify Plus stores in the United States. For more information on Shopify Plus, read our Shopify Plus report.

States With The Most Shopify Stores In the United States

It's relatively easy to identify the country in which an ecommerce store operates. However, very few ecommerce stores provide a location to the state-level or city-level and even fewer provide a street address.

Here is the state distribution of Shopify stores in the United States. Note that we're only showing the top 15 locations here but you can see the full list within Store Leads.

  • 28,447 Shopify stores in the United States are based in California.
  • 12,781 Shopify stores in the United States are based in New York.
  • 10,448 Shopify stores in the United States are based in Florida.
State
Stores
28,447
12,781
10,448
10,015
4,805
4,128
3,289
3,212
3,198
2,941
2,930
2,780

Cities With The Most Shopify Stores in the United States

Here is the city distribution of Shopify stores in the United States. Note that we're only showing the top 15 locations here but you can see the full list within Store Leads.

  • 735,688 Shopify stores in the United States are based in Unknown.
  • 8,705 Shopify stores in the United States are based in Los Angeles.
  • 8,217 Shopify stores in the United States are based in New York.
City
Stores
735,688
8,705
8,217
2,368
2,182
2,151
1,745
1,707
1,535
1,370
1,279
1,254
1,188
1,066

Top Shopify Apps in the United States

Here are the top 10 apps, ordered by number of installs, across all Shopify stores in the United States.

With a paid account on Store Leads, you'll be able to see which stores have installed specific apps. You can also see when specific apps were installed (or uninstalled) by each store.

Number of Employees for Shopify stores in the United States

  • 1.1% of Shopify stores in the United States have 1 - 9 employees.
  • 0.5% of Shopify stores in the United States have 10 - 24 employees.
  • 0.3% of Shopify stores in the United States have 25 - 49 employees.

Here is the breakdown of Shopify stores in the United States by the number of employees.

Employees
Stores
1 - 9
9,214
10 - 24
4,694
25 - 49
2,410
50 - 99
1,570
100 - 249
948
250 - 999
419
1000 - 4999
113
5000+
33

Top Shipping Carriers For Shopify Stores In the United States

  • 15.8% of Shopify stores in the United States ship by USPS.
  • 7.6% of Shopify stores in the United States ship by UPS.
  • 4.9% of Shopify stores in the United States ship by Fedex.

Here are the top shipping carriers for Shopify stores in the United States.

Shipping Carrier
Stores
USPS
135,303
UPS
64,924
Fedex
41,502
DHL
4,250
Canada Post
2,458
China Post
1,471
Royal Mail
1,237
Australia Post
805
Correos
271
SF Express
220

Top-level Domain Distribution For Shopify Stores In the United States

.com is the most common top-level domain, by far, for world-wide Shopify stores. Some countries have been faster than others to adopt alternate (such as country-specific) top-level domains.

  • 89.5% of Shopify stores in the United States have a .com domain.
  • 1.7% of Shopify stores in the United States have a .shop domain.
  • 1.5% of Shopify stores in the United States have a .net domain.

Here is the top-level domain distribution for Shopify stores in the United States.

Top-level Domain
Stores
.com
764,007
.shop
14,716
.net
12,959
.co
12,940
.store
9,729
.org
8,273
.us
5,952
.xyz
1,991
.top
1,748
.online
1,629

Top Shopify Stores In the United States

Here are the top stores in the United States ordered by worldwide store rank.

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
Kylie Cosmetics
6
2016/12/30
Vogue
26
2016/12/30
Fashion Nova
56
2017/01/27
Gymshark US
116
2016/12/30
thredUP
138
2016/12/30

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