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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 608 40,191
423 Durable goods merchant wholesalers 315 23,088
4231 Motor vehicle and motor vehicle parts and supplies merchant wholesalers 24 1,878
4232 Furniture and home furnishing merchant wholesalers 14 416
4233 Lumber and other construction materials merchant wholesalers 12 1,798
4234 Professional and commercial equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers 9 1,868
4235 Metal and mineral (except petroleum) merchant wholesalers 5 103
4236 Electrical and electronic goods merchant wholesalers 9 582
4237 Hardware, and plumbing and heating equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers 10 891
4238 Machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers 56 5,026
4239 Miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers 176 10,526
42391 Sporting and recreational goods and supplies merchant wholesalers D D
42392 Toy and hobby goods and supplies merchant wholesalers D D
42393 Recyclable material merchant wholesalers 20 525
42394 Jewelry, watch, precious stone, and precious metal merchant wholesalers D D
42399 Other miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers 100 8,239
424 Nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 277 15,562
4241 Paper and paper product merchant wholesalers 5 216
4242 Drugs and druggists' sundries merchant wholesalers 6 204
42421 Drugs and druggists' sundries merchant wholesalers 6 204
4243 Apparel, piece goods, and notions merchant wholesalers D D
4244 Grocery and related product merchant wholesalers 31 1,591
4245 Farm product raw material merchant wholesalers 50 4,303
4246 Chemical and allied products merchant wholesalers 10 669
4247 Petroleum and petroleum products merchant wholesalers 7 924
4248 Beer, wine, and distilled alcoholic beverage merchant wholesalers D D
4249 Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 156 6,776
42491 Farm supplies merchant wholesalers 39 2,512
42492 Book, periodical, and newspaper merchant wholesalers D D
42493 Flower, nursery stock, and florists' supplies merchant wholesalers D D
42494 Tobacco and tobacco product merchant wholesalers 4 1,504
42499 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 62 2,310
425 Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers 16 1,541
4251 Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers 16 1,541
42511 Business to business electronic markets D D
42512 Wholesale trade agents and brokers D D
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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