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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 5,302 414,897
423 Durable goods merchant wholesalers 2,872 236,833
4231 Motor vehicle and motor vehicle parts and supplies merchant wholesalers 261 48,838
4232 Furniture and home furnishing merchant wholesalers 302 18,292
4233 Lumber and other construction materials merchant wholesalers 72 6,611
4234 Professional and commercial equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers 170 11,225
4235 Metal and mineral (except petroleum) merchant wholesalers 24 1,871
4236 Electrical and electronic goods merchant wholesalers 203 15,327
4237 Hardware, and plumbing and heating equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers 100 8,400
4238 Machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers 212 27,228
4239 Miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers 1,528 99,041
42391 Sporting and recreational goods and supplies merchant wholesalers 151 12,222
42392 Toy and hobby goods and supplies merchant wholesalers 148 4,622
42393 Recyclable material merchant wholesalers 48 3,474
42394 Jewelry, watch, precious stone, and precious metal merchant wholesalers 259 14,618
42399 Other miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers 922 64,105
424 Nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 2,082 154,193
4241 Paper and paper product merchant wholesalers 94 7,854
4242 Drugs and druggists' sundries merchant wholesalers 46 2,024
42421 Drugs and druggists' sundries merchant wholesalers 46 2,024
4243 Apparel, piece goods, and notions merchant wholesalers 289 18,193
4244 Grocery and related product merchant wholesalers 407 55,125
4245 Farm product raw material merchant wholesalers 31 4,006
4246 Chemical and allied products merchant wholesalers 47 5,146
4247 Petroleum and petroleum products merchant wholesalers 25 2,476
4248 Beer, wine, and distilled alcoholic beverage merchant wholesalers 48 3,439
4249 Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 1,095 55,930
42491 Farm supplies merchant wholesalers 34 2,924
42492 Book, periodical, and newspaper merchant wholesalers 235 7,180
42493 Flower, nursery stock, and florists' supplies merchant wholesalers 135 4,119
42494 Tobacco and tobacco product merchant wholesalers 10 218
42495 Paint, varnish, and supplies merchant wholesalers 12 574
42499 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 669 40,915
425 Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers 348 23,871
4251 Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers 348 23,871
42511 Business to business electronic markets 55 2,252
42512 Wholesale trade agents and brokers 293 21,619
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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