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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 4,084 306,012
423 Durable goods merchant wholesalers 2,000 150,346
4231 Motor vehicle and motor vehicle parts and supplies merchant wholesalers 146 18,611
4232 Furniture and home furnishing merchant wholesalers 144 9,316
4233 Lumber and other construction materials merchant wholesalers 72 5,538
4234 Professional and commercial equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers 157 13,761
4235 Metal and mineral (except petroleum) merchant wholesalers 15 1,750
4236 Electrical and electronic goods merchant wholesalers 79 5,123
4237 Hardware, and plumbing and heating equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers 62 4,088
4238 Machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers 329 32,594
4239 Miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers 996 59,565
42391 Sporting and recreational goods and supplies merchant wholesalers 108 7,148
42392 Toy and hobby goods and supplies merchant wholesalers 80 2,502
42393 Recyclable material merchant wholesalers 55 3,927
42394 Jewelry, watch, precious stone, and precious metal merchant wholesalers 153 5,446
42399 Other miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers 600 40,542
424 Nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 1,883 143,857
4241 Paper and paper product merchant wholesalers 71 5,529
4242 Drugs and druggists' sundries merchant wholesalers 33 2,372
42421 Drugs and druggists' sundries merchant wholesalers 33 2,372
4243 Apparel, piece goods, and notions merchant wholesalers 158 7,441
4244 Grocery and related product merchant wholesalers 561 55,135
4245 Farm product raw material merchant wholesalers 39 3,516
4246 Chemical and allied products merchant wholesalers 87 12,155
4247 Petroleum and petroleum products merchant wholesalers 71 4,862
4248 Beer, wine, and distilled alcoholic beverage merchant wholesalers 51 2,266
4249 Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 812 50,581
42491 Farm supplies merchant wholesalers 39 1,887
42492 Book, periodical, and newspaper merchant wholesalers 161 4,794
42493 Flower, nursery stock, and florists' supplies merchant wholesalers 123 7,249
42494 Tobacco and tobacco product merchant wholesalers D D
42495 Paint, varnish, and supplies merchant wholesalers D D
42499 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 465 35,617
425 Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers 201 11,809
4251 Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers 201 11,809
42511 Business to business electronic markets 18 503
42512 Wholesale trade agents and brokers 183 11,306
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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