As of Apr 30, 2017, Home Depot operated 2,281 stores including 1,949 stores in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands and Guam, 182 stores in 10 Canadian provinces and 120 stores Mexico.

In fiscal 2016, the company opened 4 new stores in Mexico. During the first quarter of fiscal 2017, the company opened 2 stores in the US and 1 store in Mexico. In fiscal 2017 the company expects to open 6 new stores in Mexico.

At fiscal year-end, approximately 90% of stores were owned (including ground leases) consisting of 212.5 million square feet, and approximately 10% of stores were leased consisting of 24.8 million square feet. Stores average approximately 104,000 square feet of enclosed space, with approximately 24,000 additional square feet of outside garden area.

TTM20162015201420132012
Stores2,2812,2782,2742,2692,2632,256
Store growth0.3%0.2%0.2%0.3%0.3%0.0%
Total gross square feet (M)237,700237,400237,300235,500235,000234,500
Total gross square feet growth0.2%0.0%0.8%0.2%0.2%-0.2%
Avg store gross sq ft104,200104,200104,400103,800103,800103,900
Avg store gross sq ft growth-0.1%-0.1%0.5%-0.1%-0.1%-0.2%

Notes:Square footage excludes outside garden area, which measures approximately 24,000 square feet per store