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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 1,149 75,539
423 Durable goods merchant wholesalers 572 43,221
4231 Motor vehicle and motor vehicle parts and supplies merchant wholesalers 41 7,205
4232 Furniture and home furnishing merchant wholesalers 37 2,207
4233 Lumber and other construction materials merchant wholesalers 31 2,019
4234 Professional and commercial equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers 33 4,849
4235 Metal and mineral (except petroleum) merchant wholesalers 12 779
4236 Electrical and electronic goods merchant wholesalers 11 472
4237 Hardware, and plumbing and heating equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers 17 628
4238 Machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers 61 5,721
4239 Miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers 329 19,341
42391 Sporting and recreational goods and supplies merchant wholesalers 53 2,505
42392 Toy and hobby goods and supplies merchant wholesalers 32 1,312
42393 Recyclable material merchant wholesalers 17 703
42394 Jewelry, watch, precious stone, and precious metal merchant wholesalers 42 1,126
42399 Other miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers 185 13,695
424 Nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 523 29,227
4241 Paper and paper product merchant wholesalers 13 348
4242 Drugs and druggists' sundries merchant wholesalers 8 131
42421 Drugs and druggists' sundries merchant wholesalers 8 131
4243 Apparel, piece goods, and notions merchant wholesalers 53 1,838
4244 Grocery and related product merchant wholesalers 80 5,659
4245 Farm product raw material merchant wholesalers 27 4,809
4246 Chemical and allied products merchant wholesalers 10 614
4247 Petroleum and petroleum products merchant wholesalers 18 2,216
4248 Beer, wine, and distilled alcoholic beverage merchant wholesalers 9 630
4249 Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 305 12,982
42491 Farm supplies merchant wholesalers 17 1,387
42492 Book, periodical, and newspaper merchant wholesalers 79 1,561
42493 Flower, nursery stock, and florists' supplies merchant wholesalers 33 920
42494 Tobacco and tobacco product merchant wholesalers 4 416
42495 Paint, varnish, and supplies merchant wholesalers 3 48
42499 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 169 8,650
425 Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers 54 3,091
4251 Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers 54 3,091
42511 Business to business electronic markets 8 408
42512 Wholesale trade agents and brokers 46 2,683
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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