Prescriptions filled
Walgreens filled 928 million prescriptions (including immunizations) on a 30-day adjusted basis in fiscal 2016.

Total number of Walgreens employees
We employ approximately 247,000 people.

Number of healthcare service providers
We have more than 76,000 healthcare service providers, including pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, nurse practitioners and other health-related professionals. 

Number of Balance Rewards members
We have approximately 87 million Balance® Rewards active members as of August 2016.

Geography served 
As of August 2016, approximately 76% of the population of the USA lives within five miles of a Walgreens. 


What is Walgreens mission?
Click here to read our mission.

How many stores do you have?
We operate 8,175 stores in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. See our store count by state.

How many customers does Walgreens interact with daily?
Walgreens interacts with 10 million customers in its stores and online each day.

How big is a typical store?
Total size: approximately 14,400 square feet
Sales area: approximately 11,200 square feet
Items for sale: approximately  22,000
Employees: approximately 27

What year was Walgreens founded?
Charles R. Walgreen, Sr. founded Walgreens with a single store in Chicago in 1901.

Where can I learn about Walgreens history?
Visit the Our Past section on Walgreens.com.

When does Walgreens Boots Alliance fiscal year end?
Walgreens is included in the Retail Pharmacy USA Division of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc., the first pharmacy-led, health and wellbeing enterprise. Walgreens Boots Alliance's fiscal year ends on August 31.