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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 29,302 2,415,960
423 Durable goods merchant wholesalers 15,423 1,414,656
4231 Motor vehicle and motor vehicle parts and supplies merchant wholesalers 1,382 165,616
4232 Furniture and home furnishing merchant wholesalers 1,139 91,063
4233 Lumber and other construction materials merchant wholesalers 515 59,063
4234 Professional and commercial equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers 961 91,506
4235 Metal and mineral (except petroleum) merchant wholesalers 192 24,964
4236 Electrical and electronic goods merchant wholesalers 1,007 105,060
4237 Hardware, and plumbing and heating equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers 381 34,501
4238 Machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers 1,508 186,220
4239 Miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers 8,338 656,663
42391 Sporting and recreational goods and supplies merchant wholesalers 796 55,241
42392 Toy and hobby goods and supplies merchant wholesalers 537 27,400
42393 Recyclable material merchant wholesalers 213 18,216
42394 Jewelry, watch, precious stone, and precious metal merchant wholesalers 1,308 87,324
42399 Other miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers 5,484 468,482
424 Nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 11,320 883,560
4241 Paper and paper product merchant wholesalers 493 34,267
4242 Drugs and druggists' sundries merchant wholesalers 357 30,880
42421 Drugs and druggists' sundries merchant wholesalers 357 30,880
4243 Apparel, piece goods, and notions merchant wholesalers 1,493 105,570
4244 Grocery and related product merchant wholesalers 2,200 210,250
4245 Farm product raw material merchant wholesalers 344 42,915
4246 Chemical and allied products merchant wholesalers 352 25,789
4247 Petroleum and petroleum products merchant wholesalers 133 12,290
4248 Beer, wine, and distilled alcoholic beverage merchant wholesalers 194 16,855
4249 Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 5,754 404,744
42491 Farm supplies merchant wholesalers 89 9,131
42492 Book, periodical, and newspaper merchant wholesalers 905 27,379
42493 Flower, nursery stock, and florists' supplies merchant wholesalers 820 53,438
42494 Tobacco and tobacco product merchant wholesalers 202 23,342
42495 Paint, varnish, and supplies merchant wholesalers 97 7,788
42499 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 3,641 283,666
425 Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers 2,559 117,744
4251 Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers 2,559 117,744
42511 Business to business electronic markets 223 12,858
42512 Wholesale trade agents and brokers 2,336 104,886
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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