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Data based on the 2003 Nonemployer Statistics. Includes only firms subject to federal income tax. Introductory text includes scope and methodology, non-sampling error, and confidentiality protection. For descriptions of column headings and rows (industries), click on the appropriate underlined element in the table.
NAICS
Code
Description Nonemployers
Establish-
ments
Receipts
($1,000)
42 Wholesale trade 557 34,076
423 Durable goods merchant wholesalers 308 21,949
4231 Motor vehicle and motor vehicle parts and supplies merchant wholesalers 9 338
4232 Furniture and home furnishing merchant wholesalers 13 1,130
4233 Lumber and other construction materials merchant wholesalers 12 3,778
4234 Professional and commercial equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers 10 1,236
4235 Metal and mineral (except petroleum) merchant wholesalers D D
4236 Electrical and electronic goods merchant wholesalers 14 1,577
4237 Hardware, and plumbing and heating equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers 7 883
4238 Machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers D D
4239 Miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers 225 9,349
42391 Sporting and recreational goods and supplies merchant wholesalers 31 1,350
42392 Toy and hobby goods and supplies merchant wholesalers D D
42393 Recyclable material merchant wholesalers D D
42394 Jewelry, watch, precious stone, and precious metal merchant wholesalers 43 1,707
42399 Other miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers 119 5,527
424 Nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 227 11,612
4241 Paper and paper product merchant wholesalers 6 352
4242 Drugs and druggists' sundries merchant wholesalers D D
42421 Drugs and druggists' sundries merchant wholesalers D D
4243 Apparel, piece goods, and notions merchant wholesalers D D
4244 Grocery and related product merchant wholesalers 32 2,769
4245 Farm product raw material merchant wholesalers D D
4246 Chemical and allied products merchant wholesalers D D
4247 Petroleum and petroleum products merchant wholesalers D D
4248 Beer, wine, and distilled alcoholic beverage merchant wholesalers 6 410
4249 Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 146 6,205
42491 Farm supplies merchant wholesalers D D
42492 Book, periodical, and newspaper merchant wholesalers 45 631
42493 Flower, nursery stock, and florists' supplies merchant wholesalers D D
42495 Paint, varnish, and supplies merchant wholesalers D D
42499 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 78 4,719
425 Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers 22 515
4251 Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers 22 515
42511 Business to business electronic markets D D
42512 Wholesale trade agents and brokers D D
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The data in this table are based on the 2003 Nonemployer Statistics. These data are subject to nonsampling error due to nonresponse, coverage problems, misreporting, and processing error. Data users who create their own estimates using data from this report should cite the Census Bureau as the source of the original data only.

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau, EPCD, Nonemployer Statistics