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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 6,759 434,488
423 Durable goods merchant wholesalers 3,786 258,339
4231 Motor vehicle and motor vehicle parts and supplies merchant wholesalers 212 17,015
4232 Furniture and home furnishing merchant wholesalers 272 16,879
4233 Lumber and other construction materials merchant wholesalers 153 17,832
4234 Professional and commercial equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers 203 16,046
4235 Metal and mineral (except petroleum) merchant wholesalers 46 3,292
4236 Electrical and electronic goods merchant wholesalers 143 8,839
4237 Hardware, and plumbing and heating equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers 109 9,712
4238 Machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers 430 42,040
4239 Miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers 2,218 126,684
42391 Sporting and recreational goods and supplies merchant wholesalers 327 21,425
42392 Toy and hobby goods and supplies merchant wholesalers 263 8,101
42393 Recyclable material merchant wholesalers 137 5,850
42394 Jewelry, watch, precious stone, and precious metal merchant wholesalers 259 14,372
42399 Other miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers 1,232 76,936
424 Nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 2,584 153,879
4241 Paper and paper product merchant wholesalers 125 6,006
4242 Drugs and druggists' sundries merchant wholesalers 44 1,285
42421 Drugs and druggists' sundries merchant wholesalers 44 1,285
4243 Apparel, piece goods, and notions merchant wholesalers 358 14,799
4244 Grocery and related product merchant wholesalers 338 36,052
4245 Farm product raw material merchant wholesalers 121 7,395
4246 Chemical and allied products merchant wholesalers 42 3,705
4247 Petroleum and petroleum products merchant wholesalers 38 5,909
4248 Beer, wine, and distilled alcoholic beverage merchant wholesalers 41 3,760
4249 Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 1,477 74,968
42491 Farm supplies merchant wholesalers 82 6,241
42492 Book, periodical, and newspaper merchant wholesalers 326 6,631
42493 Flower, nursery stock, and florists' supplies merchant wholesalers 117 3,195
42494 Tobacco and tobacco product merchant wholesalers 17 3,478
42495 Paint, varnish, and supplies merchant wholesalers 13 804
42499 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 922 54,619
425 Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers 389 22,270
4251 Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers 389 22,270
42511 Business to business electronic markets 46 1,977
42512 Wholesale trade agents and brokers 343 20,293
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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