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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 10,850 783,738
423 Durable goods merchant wholesalers 6,034 455,412
4231 Motor vehicle and motor vehicle parts and supplies merchant wholesalers 572 75,133
4232 Furniture and home furnishing merchant wholesalers 397 22,800
4233 Lumber and other construction materials merchant wholesalers 269 22,245
4234 Professional and commercial equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers 276 24,604
4235 Metal and mineral (except petroleum) merchant wholesalers 150 23,499
4236 Electrical and electronic goods merchant wholesalers 193 14,313
4237 Hardware, and plumbing and heating equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers 167 13,563
4238 Machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers 836 72,024
4239 Miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers 3,174 187,231
42391 Sporting and recreational goods and supplies merchant wholesalers 438 23,775
42392 Toy and hobby goods and supplies merchant wholesalers 345 10,476
42393 Recyclable material merchant wholesalers 147 8,810
42394 Jewelry, watch, precious stone, and precious metal merchant wholesalers 436 27,053
42399 Other miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers 1,808 117,117
424 Nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 3,961 284,709
4241 Paper and paper product merchant wholesalers 195 12,514
4242 Drugs and druggists' sundries merchant wholesalers 81 4,057
42421 Drugs and druggists' sundries merchant wholesalers 81 4,057
4243 Apparel, piece goods, and notions merchant wholesalers 428 18,527
4244 Grocery and related product merchant wholesalers 730 105,815
4245 Farm product raw material merchant wholesalers 78 9,899
4246 Chemical and allied products merchant wholesalers 145 12,686
4247 Petroleum and petroleum products merchant wholesalers 56 4,821
4248 Beer, wine, and distilled alcoholic beverage merchant wholesalers 47 3,681
4249 Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 2,201 112,709
42491 Farm supplies merchant wholesalers 81 5,369
42492 Book, periodical, and newspaper merchant wholesalers 556 15,893
42493 Flower, nursery stock, and florists' supplies merchant wholesalers 234 10,518
42494 Tobacco and tobacco product merchant wholesalers 31 3,128
42495 Paint, varnish, and supplies merchant wholesalers 23 3,519
42499 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 1,276 74,282
425 Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers 855 43,617
4251 Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers 855 43,617
42511 Business to business electronic markets 82 1,866
42512 Wholesale trade agents and brokers 773 41,751
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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