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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 13,985 1,050,908
423 Durable goods merchant wholesalers 7,488 590,799
4231 Motor vehicle and motor vehicle parts and supplies merchant wholesalers 423 44,233
4232 Furniture and home furnishing merchant wholesalers 642 52,086
4233 Lumber and other construction materials merchant wholesalers 214 21,894
4234 Professional and commercial equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers 423 33,363
4235 Metal and mineral (except petroleum) merchant wholesalers 194 19,584
4236 Electrical and electronic goods merchant wholesalers 424 37,200
4237 Hardware, and plumbing and heating equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers 266 25,452
4238 Machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers 904 94,232
4239 Miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers 3,998 262,755
42391 Sporting and recreational goods and supplies merchant wholesalers 367 19,794
42392 Toy and hobby goods and supplies merchant wholesalers 419 18,832
42393 Recyclable material merchant wholesalers 192 16,656
42394 Jewelry, watch, precious stone, and precious metal merchant wholesalers 574 39,912
42399 Other miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers 2,446 167,561
424 Nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 5,469 410,677
4241 Paper and paper product merchant wholesalers 327 26,964
4242 Drugs and druggists' sundries merchant wholesalers 128 7,840
42421 Drugs and druggists' sundries merchant wholesalers 128 7,840
4243 Apparel, piece goods, and notions merchant wholesalers 713 44,031
4244 Grocery and related product merchant wholesalers 960 113,156
4245 Farm product raw material merchant wholesalers 181 15,592
4246 Chemical and allied products merchant wholesalers 191 17,653
4247 Petroleum and petroleum products merchant wholesalers 83 10,389
4248 Beer, wine, and distilled alcoholic beverage merchant wholesalers 132 11,118
4249 Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 2,754 163,934
42491 Farm supplies merchant wholesalers 172 12,055
42492 Book, periodical, and newspaper merchant wholesalers 538 16,235
42493 Flower, nursery stock, and florists' supplies merchant wholesalers 188 9,480
42494 Tobacco and tobacco product merchant wholesalers 60 6,513
42495 Paint, varnish, and supplies merchant wholesalers 40 1,593
42499 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 1,756 118,058
425 Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers 1,028 49,432
4251 Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers 1,028 49,432
42511 Business to business electronic markets 127 3,648
42512 Wholesale trade agents and brokers 901 45,784
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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