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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 7,440 640,046
423 Durable goods merchant wholesalers 3,927 355,240
4231 Motor vehicle and motor vehicle parts and supplies merchant wholesalers 210 38,705
4232 Furniture and home furnishing merchant wholesalers 335 27,234
4233 Lumber and other construction materials merchant wholesalers 143 18,631
4234 Professional and commercial equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers 223 17,997
4235 Metal and mineral (except petroleum) merchant wholesalers 53 5,450
4236 Electrical and electronic goods merchant wholesalers 221 20,340
4237 Hardware, and plumbing and heating equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers 129 11,717
4238 Machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers 375 43,638
4239 Miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers 2,238 171,528
42391 Sporting and recreational goods and supplies merchant wholesalers 251 18,226
42392 Toy and hobby goods and supplies merchant wholesalers 216 11,526
42393 Recyclable material merchant wholesalers 74 7,285
42394 Jewelry, watch, precious stone, and precious metal merchant wholesalers 379 26,240
42399 Other miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers 1,318 108,251
424 Nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 2,945 247,283
4241 Paper and paper product merchant wholesalers 178 18,700
4242 Drugs and druggists' sundries merchant wholesalers 53 3,111
42421 Drugs and druggists' sundries merchant wholesalers 53 3,111
4243 Apparel, piece goods, and notions merchant wholesalers 487 32,420
4244 Grocery and related product merchant wholesalers 560 76,560
4245 Farm product raw material merchant wholesalers 28 4,209
4246 Chemical and allied products merchant wholesalers 87 8,428
4247 Petroleum and petroleum products merchant wholesalers 46 7,243
4248 Beer, wine, and distilled alcoholic beverage merchant wholesalers 79 7,948
4249 Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 1,427 88,664
42491 Farm supplies merchant wholesalers 12 718
42492 Book, periodical, and newspaper merchant wholesalers 313 8,144
42493 Flower, nursery stock, and florists' supplies merchant wholesalers 176 8,974
42494 Tobacco and tobacco product merchant wholesalers 14 1,257
42495 Paint, varnish, and supplies merchant wholesalers 18 455
42499 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 894 69,116
425 Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers 568 37,523
4251 Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers 568 37,523
42511 Business to business electronic markets 79 4,525
42512 Wholesale trade agents and brokers 489 32,998
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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