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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 4,670 354,856
423 Durable goods merchant wholesalers 2,575 222,830
4231 Motor vehicle and motor vehicle parts and supplies merchant wholesalers 334 53,302
4232 Furniture and home furnishing merchant wholesalers 220 12,605
4233 Lumber and other construction materials merchant wholesalers 137 20,083
4234 Professional and commercial equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers 137 11,127
4235 Metal and mineral (except petroleum) merchant wholesalers 51 4,701
4236 Electrical and electronic goods merchant wholesalers 81 5,939
4237 Hardware, and plumbing and heating equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers 69 5,521
4238 Machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers 281 29,490
4239 Miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers 1,265 80,062
42391 Sporting and recreational goods and supplies merchant wholesalers 150 10,830
42392 Toy and hobby goods and supplies merchant wholesalers 80 4,167
42393 Recyclable material merchant wholesalers 124 10,445
42394 Jewelry, watch, precious stone, and precious metal merchant wholesalers 170 6,579
42399 Other miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers 741 48,041
424 Nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 1,788 114,996
4241 Paper and paper product merchant wholesalers 75 6,160
4242 Drugs and druggists' sundries merchant wholesalers 55 4,948
42421 Drugs and druggists' sundries merchant wholesalers 55 4,948
4243 Apparel, piece goods, and notions merchant wholesalers 241 8,726
4244 Grocery and related product merchant wholesalers 397 35,574
4245 Farm product raw material merchant wholesalers 51 3,563
4246 Chemical and allied products merchant wholesalers 50 4,067
4247 Petroleum and petroleum products merchant wholesalers 33 3,754
4248 Beer, wine, and distilled alcoholic beverage merchant wholesalers 17 2,272
4249 Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 869 45,932
42491 Farm supplies merchant wholesalers 31 1,052
42492 Book, periodical, and newspaper merchant wholesalers 165 3,744
42493 Flower, nursery stock, and florists' supplies merchant wholesalers 185 6,510
42494 Tobacco and tobacco product merchant wholesalers 13 2,835
42495 Paint, varnish, and supplies merchant wholesalers 18 1,155
42499 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 457 30,636
425 Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers 307 17,030
4251 Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers 307 17,030
42511 Business to business electronic markets 37 3,394
42512 Wholesale trade agents and brokers 270 13,636
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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