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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 4,188 152,826
423 Durable goods merchant wholesalers 2,860 96,895
4231 Motor vehicle and motor vehicle parts and supplies merchant wholesalers 75 8,262
4232 Furniture and home furnishing merchant wholesalers 50 2,560
4233 Lumber and other construction materials merchant wholesalers 51 2,486
4234 Professional and commercial equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers 43 3,900
4235 Metal and mineral (except petroleum) merchant wholesalers 18 1,206
4236 Electrical and electronic goods merchant wholesalers 48 5,584
4237 Hardware, and plumbing and heating equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers 31 2,571
4238 Machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers 86 8,059
4239 Miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers 2,458 62,267
42391 Sporting and recreational goods and supplies merchant wholesalers 42 2,093
42392 Toy and hobby goods and supplies merchant wholesalers 83 2,054
42393 Recyclable material merchant wholesalers 33 2,705
42394 Jewelry, watch, precious stone, and precious metal merchant wholesalers 1,825 34,264
42399 Other miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers 475 21,151
424 Nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 1,269 54,251
4241 Paper and paper product merchant wholesalers 23 1,684
4242 Drugs and druggists' sundries merchant wholesalers 16 505
42421 Drugs and druggists' sundries merchant wholesalers 16 505
4243 Apparel, piece goods, and notions merchant wholesalers 89 3,827
4244 Grocery and related product merchant wholesalers 140 14,624
4245 Farm product raw material merchant wholesalers 37 4,476
4246 Chemical and allied products merchant wholesalers 26 1,696
4247 Petroleum and petroleum products merchant wholesalers 14 4,046
4248 Beer, wine, and distilled alcoholic beverage merchant wholesalers 13 320
4249 Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 911 23,073
42491 Farm supplies merchant wholesalers D D
42492 Book, periodical, and newspaper merchant wholesalers 112 2,522
42493 Flower, nursery stock, and florists' supplies merchant wholesalers 40 1,957
42494 Tobacco and tobacco product merchant wholesalers 20 1,254
42495 Paint, varnish, and supplies merchant wholesalers D D
42499 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 723 15,426
425 Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers 59 1,680
4251 Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers 59 1,680
42511 Business to business electronic markets 10 256
42512 Wholesale trade agents and brokers 49 1,424
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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