Walmart Stores in US - numbers by format

 Number of Walmart stores in the US by format 1998-2022

The main formats of Walmart stores in the US are discount stores, supercenters, neighborhood markets, and Sam's club. The table below provides the number of each between 1998 and 2022.

YearWalmart Stores/Discount storesSuper centersSam's clubNeighborhood markets and other small format storesTotal
20223703,5736007995,342
20213753,570599799 
20203763,571599699 
2019.3863570599718 
20184003561597800 
20174153522660735 
20164423465655667 
20154703407647639 
20145083288632407 
20135613158620286 
20126293029611210 
20117082907609189 
20108032747596158 
20098912612602153 
20089712447591132 
200710752256579112 
200612091980567100 
20051353171355185 
20041478147153864 
20031568125852549 
20021647106650031 
2001173688847519 
20001801721463  
19991869564451  
19981921441443  

2021: The total number of Walmart stores in the US in fiscal 2021 was 5,342 with 3,570 super centers, 375 Walmart/Discount stores and 599 Sam's Clubs. Apart from it, there were 799 neighborhood stores and other small formats in the US operational in fiscal 2021.

2020: Apart from the four main formats of stores in US outlined above, the company also has 12 Amigo and 80 ecommerce acquisition/C stores as well as 8 convenience stores and 22 other format stores operational in the US in 2020.

2019: Apart from the four main formats of stores in US outlined above, the company also has 12 Amigo and 70 ecommerce acquisition/C stores operational in the US in 2019. The total number of Walmart stores in US in 2019 was 5,355 (Walmart US & Sam's club).

Walmart was incorporated in Delaware in 1969. The company started its international operations in 1991 and first ecommerce initiative in 2000. The number of total retail units of Walmart in 2019 reached 11,348. Walmart US segment had 4,756 units whereas Walmart International 5,993 and Sam's club had 599.

Walmart operates retail, wholesale and other units in U.S., Africa, Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Central America, Chile, China, India, Japan, Mexico and the United Kingdom. It conducts its business in three reportable segments that are Walmart U.S., Walmart International and Sam's Club. The largest of these segments that accounted for around 64% of the total revenue of the brand is Walmart US with operations in all 50 states in the U.S., Washington D.C. and Puerto Rico. Walmart International has operations in 27 countries outside USA. Sam's club is a chain of membership only warehouse clubs. (Walmart Annual Reports). 

(Walmart annual reports and form 10-Q).