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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 3,130 295,004
423 Durable goods merchant wholesalers 1,638 155,404
4231 Motor vehicle and motor vehicle parts and supplies merchant wholesalers 111 8,619
4232 Furniture and home furnishing merchant wholesalers 113 9,447
4233 Lumber and other construction materials merchant wholesalers 60 7,229
4234 Professional and commercial equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers 112 11,070
4235 Metal and mineral (except petroleum) merchant wholesalers 25 2,792
4236 Electrical and electronic goods merchant wholesalers 108 14,819
4237 Hardware, and plumbing and heating equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers 48 6,155
4238 Machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers 152 22,804
4239 Miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers 909 72,469
42391 Sporting and recreational goods and supplies merchant wholesalers 114 8,094
42392 Toy and hobby goods and supplies merchant wholesalers 77 7,355
42393 Recyclable material merchant wholesalers 19 1,497
42394 Jewelry, watch, precious stone, and precious metal merchant wholesalers 137 9,521
42399 Other miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers 562 46,002
424 Nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 1,304 126,328
4241 Paper and paper product merchant wholesalers 46 3,104
4242 Drugs and druggists' sundries merchant wholesalers 62 4,297
42421 Drugs and druggists' sundries merchant wholesalers 62 4,297
4243 Apparel, piece goods, and notions merchant wholesalers 147 8,554
4244 Grocery and related product merchant wholesalers 212 32,395
4245 Farm product raw material merchant wholesalers 14 4,019
4246 Chemical and allied products merchant wholesalers 38 5,061
4247 Petroleum and petroleum products merchant wholesalers 19 1,593
4248 Beer, wine, and distilled alcoholic beverage merchant wholesalers 28 3,405
4249 Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 738 63,900
42491 Farm supplies merchant wholesalers D D
42492 Book, periodical, and newspaper merchant wholesalers 98 3,882
42493 Flower, nursery stock, and florists' supplies merchant wholesalers 44 3,414
42494 Tobacco and tobacco product merchant wholesalers 15 1,955
42495 Paint, varnish, and supplies merchant wholesalers D D
42499 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 565 53,483
425 Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers 188 13,272
4251 Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers 188 13,272
42511 Business to business electronic markets 41 2,159
42512 Wholesale trade agents and brokers 147 11,113
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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