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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 4,123 272,512
423 Durable goods merchant wholesalers 2,220 161,735
4231 Motor vehicle and motor vehicle parts and supplies merchant wholesalers 170 20,840
4232 Furniture and home furnishing merchant wholesalers 176 9,662
4233 Lumber and other construction materials merchant wholesalers 150 17,068
4234 Professional and commercial equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers 114 10,917
4235 Metal and mineral (except petroleum) merchant wholesalers 33 2,329
4236 Electrical and electronic goods merchant wholesalers 81 5,396
4237 Hardware, and plumbing and heating equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers 82 5,776
4238 Machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers 259 26,242
4239 Miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers 1,155 63,505
42391 Sporting and recreational goods and supplies merchant wholesalers 139 7,318
42392 Toy and hobby goods and supplies merchant wholesalers 122 5,518
42393 Recyclable material merchant wholesalers 87 7,256
42394 Jewelry, watch, precious stone, and precious metal merchant wholesalers 143 7,668
42399 Other miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers 664 35,745
424 Nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 1,636 99,857
4241 Paper and paper product merchant wholesalers 71 3,109
4242 Drugs and druggists' sundries merchant wholesalers 35 2,344
42421 Drugs and druggists' sundries merchant wholesalers 35 2,344
4243 Apparel, piece goods, and notions merchant wholesalers 151 4,858
4244 Grocery and related product merchant wholesalers 286 32,499
4245 Farm product raw material merchant wholesalers 52 3,686
4246 Chemical and allied products merchant wholesalers 44 1,934
4247 Petroleum and petroleum products merchant wholesalers 36 2,377
4248 Beer, wine, and distilled alcoholic beverage merchant wholesalers 24 1,992
4249 Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 937 47,058
42491 Farm supplies merchant wholesalers 62 6,716
42492 Book, periodical, and newspaper merchant wholesalers 217 4,048
42493 Flower, nursery stock, and florists' supplies merchant wholesalers 114 3,970
42494 Tobacco and tobacco product merchant wholesalers 67 3,456
42495 Paint, varnish, and supplies merchant wholesalers 10 195
42499 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 467 28,673
425 Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers 267 10,920
4251 Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers 267 10,920
42511 Business to business electronic markets 15 711
42512 Wholesale trade agents and brokers 252 10,209
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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