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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 13,823 1,445,500
423 Durable goods merchant wholesalers 6,628 708,956
4231 Motor vehicle and motor vehicle parts and supplies merchant wholesalers 468 73,871
4232 Furniture and home furnishing merchant wholesalers 487 46,783
4233 Lumber and other construction materials merchant wholesalers 190 22,285
4234 Professional and commercial equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers 312 31,974
4235 Metal and mineral (except petroleum) merchant wholesalers 118 22,659
4236 Electrical and electronic goods merchant wholesalers 388 47,067
4237 Hardware, and plumbing and heating equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers 171 16,281
4238 Machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers 683 85,591
4239 Miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers 3,811 362,445
42391 Sporting and recreational goods and supplies merchant wholesalers 308 25,254
42392 Toy and hobby goods and supplies merchant wholesalers 295 22,830
42393 Recyclable material merchant wholesalers 88 13,531
42394 Jewelry, watch, precious stone, and precious metal merchant wholesalers 680 70,035
42399 Other miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers 2,440 230,795
424 Nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 6,059 665,927
4241 Paper and paper product merchant wholesalers 339 29,754
4242 Drugs and druggists' sundries merchant wholesalers 181 17,075
42421 Drugs and druggists' sundries merchant wholesalers 181 17,075
4243 Apparel, piece goods, and notions merchant wholesalers 1,096 113,378
4244 Grocery and related product merchant wholesalers 1,242 204,350
4245 Farm product raw material merchant wholesalers 57 10,740
4246 Chemical and allied products merchant wholesalers 226 32,004
4247 Petroleum and petroleum products merchant wholesalers 44 4,629
4248 Beer, wine, and distilled alcoholic beverage merchant wholesalers 149 13,103
4249 Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 2,725 240,894
42491 Farm supplies merchant wholesalers 20 1,572
42492 Book, periodical, and newspaper merchant wholesalers 435 15,652
42493 Flower, nursery stock, and florists' supplies merchant wholesalers 174 11,252
42494 Tobacco and tobacco product merchant wholesalers 38 8,671
42495 Paint, varnish, and supplies merchant wholesalers 30 1,279
42499 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 2,028 202,468
425 Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers 1,136 70,617
4251 Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers 1,136 70,617
42511 Business to business electronic markets 116 4,859
42512 Wholesale trade agents and brokers 1,020 65,758
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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