1997 Economic Census
Nonemployer Statistics

Buncombe County, NC
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.
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Description All taxable firms Nonemployers Employers
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Receipts
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($1,000)
  00 All industries X X 13,173 426,779 X X
11 Forestry, fishing & huntings, & ag support services (113-115) X X 96 2,329 X X
  21 Mining N N D D N N
22 Utilities N N 13 310 N N
23 Construction N N 2,290 90,075 N N
31-33 Manufacturing 665 N 333 8,652 332 D
42 Wholesale trade 632 W 292 17,652 340 D
44-45 Retail trade 2,646 2,258,794 1,510 65,377 1,136 2,193,417
48-49 Transportation & warehousing %% ** N N 407 19,880 N N
51 Information N N D D N N
52 Finance & insurance N N 452 16,057 N N
53 Real estate & rental & leasing 1,445 209,383 1,224 77,469 221 131,914
54 Professional, scientific, & technical services t 2,342 t 217,482 1,876 43,413 466 174,069
56 Administrative & support & waste management & remediation serv t 1,069 t 173,609 837 11,998 232 161,611
61 Educational services 224 7,695 192 1,982 32 5,713
62 Health care & social assistance 1,326 448,473 867 19,729 459 428,744
71 Arts, entertainment, & recreation 744 67,837 676 8,329 68 59,508
72 Accommodation & foodservices 646 339,188 140 4,880 506 334,308
81 Other services (except public administration) t 2,185 t 140,182 1,838 35,278 347 104,904
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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