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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 10,817 863,757
423 Durable goods merchant wholesalers 5,931 495,743
4231 Motor vehicle and motor vehicle parts and supplies merchant wholesalers 483 56,764
4232 Furniture and home furnishing merchant wholesalers 701 52,215
4233 Lumber and other construction materials merchant wholesalers 249 31,645
4234 Professional and commercial equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers 362 28,342
4235 Metal and mineral (except petroleum) merchant wholesalers 88 11,423
4236 Electrical and electronic goods merchant wholesalers 296 25,813
4237 Hardware, and plumbing and heating equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers 170 14,919
4238 Machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers 632 66,668
4239 Miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers 2,950 207,954
42391 Sporting and recreational goods and supplies merchant wholesalers 295 18,985
42392 Toy and hobby goods and supplies merchant wholesalers 214 8,916
42393 Recyclable material merchant wholesalers 159 12,128
42394 Jewelry, watch, precious stone, and precious metal merchant wholesalers 399 20,711
42399 Other miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers 1,883 147,214
424 Nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 4,125 317,892
4241 Paper and paper product merchant wholesalers 214 18,463
4242 Drugs and druggists' sundries merchant wholesalers 94 4,798
42421 Drugs and druggists' sundries merchant wholesalers 94 4,798
4243 Apparel, piece goods, and notions merchant wholesalers 681 38,772
4244 Grocery and related product merchant wholesalers 780 83,122
4245 Farm product raw material merchant wholesalers 110 12,744
4246 Chemical and allied products merchant wholesalers 204 19,273
4247 Petroleum and petroleum products merchant wholesalers 39 5,064
4248 Beer, wine, and distilled alcoholic beverage merchant wholesalers 52 3,801
4249 Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 1,951 131,855
42491 Farm supplies merchant wholesalers 75 6,050
42492 Book, periodical, and newspaper merchant wholesalers 278 11,736
42493 Flower, nursery stock, and florists' supplies merchant wholesalers 284 11,603
42494 Tobacco and tobacco product merchant wholesalers 43 3,703
42495 Paint, varnish, and supplies merchant wholesalers 39 2,647
42499 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 1,232 96,116
425 Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers 761 50,122
4251 Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers 761 50,122
42511 Business to business electronic markets 84 2,570
42512 Wholesale trade agents and brokers 677 47,552
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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