1997 Nonemployer Statistics
Wholesale Trade

Mississippi
Includes only firms subject to federal income tax. Nonemployers are businesses with no paid employees. Introductory text includes scope and methodology. More detail is available for employers. For descriptions of column headings and rows (industries), click on the appropriate underlined element in the table.
NAICS
code
Description All taxable firms Nonemployers Employers
Establish-
ments
Receipts
($1,000)
Establish-
ments
Receipts
($1,000)
Establish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
42 Wholesale trade 5,918 W 2,745 200,324 3,173 18,445,224
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 3,617 W 1,628 116,407 1,989 7,217,633
4211 Motor vehicle & motor vehicle parts & supplies wholesalers 391 W 123 14,293 268 1,404,910
4212 Furniture & home furnishings whsle 251 W 153 8,642 98 601,922
4213 Lumber & other construction materials whsle 224 W 78 5,132 146 1,133,095
4214 Professional & commercial equipment & supplies whsle 310 W 110 6,888 200 790,977
4215 Metal & mineral (except petroleum) whsle 102 W 45 3,184 57 D
4216 Electrical goods whsle 225 W 68 4,066 157 414,717
4217 Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment & supplies whsle 190 W 48 3,403 142 287,168
4218 Machinery, equipment, & supplies whsle 780 W 194 21,019 586 1,550,887
4219 Miscellaneous durable goods whsle 1,144 W 809 49,780 335 D
42191 Sporting & recreational goods & supplies whsle 115 W 79 10,836 36 52,018
42192 Toy & hobby goods & supplies whsle 79 W 66 4,549 13 10,280
42193 Recyclable material whsle 125 W 45 2,433 80 D
42194 Jewelry/watch/silverware/precious stone, & precious metal whsle 100 W 85 4,340 15 9,117
42199 Other miscellaneous durable goods whsle 725 W 534 27,622 191 D
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 2,301 W 1,117 83,917 1,184 11,227,591
4221 Paper & paper product whsle 132 W 36 4,234 96 212,457
4222 Drugs, & druggists' sundries whsle 69 W 30 1,429 39 688,286
4223 Apparel, piece goods, & notions whsle 187 W 117 6,759 70 234,875
4224 Grocery & related products whsle 632 W 326 28,580 306 3,687,033
4225 Farm-product raw material whsle 153 W 44 6,179 109 2,067,775
4226 Chemical & allied products whsle 139 W 39 2,826 100 267,936
4227 Petroleum & petroleum products whsle 217 W 23 2,214 194 2,248,663
4228 Beer, wine, & distilled alcoholic beverage whsle 69 W 15 1,495 54 584,628
4229 Miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 703 W 487 30,201 216 1,235,938
42291 Farm supplies whsle 96 W 22 2,456 74 384,803
42292 Book, periodical, & newspaper whsle 89 W 78 1,750 11 42,368
42293 Flower, nursery stock, & florists' supplies whsle 78 W 49 1,471 29 68,641
42294 Tobacco & tobacco product whsle 29 W 4 139 25 676,461
42295 Paint, varnish, & supplies whsle 19 W 5 84 14 D
42299 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 392 W 329 24,301 63 D
D Withheld to avoid disclosure;   N Not available; S Withheld because data do not meet publication standards;   W Wholesale receipts for nonemployers are not comparable to wholesale sales for employers;   X Industry not in scope of Economic Census for employers;   t Total does not include employer data for out-of-scope industries;   r revised subsequent to initial publication

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Source: 1997 Economic Census:   Nonemployer Statistics and Geographic Area Series (for employers)

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