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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 2,590 178,106
423 Durable goods merchant wholesalers 1,256 96,670
4231 Motor vehicle and motor vehicle parts and supplies merchant wholesalers 51 4,159
4232 Furniture and home furnishing merchant wholesalers 48 2,180
4233 Lumber and other construction materials merchant wholesalers 45 4,846
4234 Professional and commercial equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers 36 2,464
4235 Metal and mineral (except petroleum) merchant wholesalers 5 316
4236 Electrical and electronic goods merchant wholesalers 28 4,496
4237 Hardware, and plumbing and heating equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers 26 3,915
4238 Machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers 36 4,024
4239 Miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers 981 70,270
42391 Sporting and recreational goods and supplies merchant wholesalers 95 8,298
42392 Toy and hobby goods and supplies merchant wholesalers 81 2,840
42393 Recyclable material merchant wholesalers 7 582
42394 Jewelry, watch, precious stone, and precious metal merchant wholesalers 225 22,240
42399 Other miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers 573 36,310
424 Nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 1,252 78,904
4241 Paper and paper product merchant wholesalers 25 1,361
4242 Drugs and druggists' sundries merchant wholesalers 24 1,035
42421 Drugs and druggists' sundries merchant wholesalers 24 1,035
4243 Apparel, piece goods, and notions merchant wholesalers 254 15,929
4244 Grocery and related product merchant wholesalers 147 15,191
4245 Farm product raw material merchant wholesalers 43 2,566
4246 Chemical and allied products merchant wholesalers 16 1,004
4247 Petroleum and petroleum products merchant wholesalers 6 401
4248 Beer, wine, and distilled alcoholic beverage merchant wholesalers 15 1,947
4249 Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 722 39,470
42491 Farm supplies merchant wholesalers 4 43
42492 Book, periodical, and newspaper merchant wholesalers 58 2,681
42493 Flower, nursery stock, and florists' supplies merchant wholesalers 166 4,807
42494 Tobacco and tobacco product merchant wholesalers 6 115
42495 Paint, varnish, and supplies merchant wholesalers 6 644
42499 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 482 31,180
425 Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers 82 2,532
4251 Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers 82 2,532
42511 Business to business electronic markets 10 278
42512 Wholesale trade agents and brokers 72 2,254
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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