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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 13,326 953,188
423 Durable goods merchant wholesalers 7,445 600,002
4231 Motor vehicle and motor vehicle parts and supplies merchant wholesalers 510 50,405
4232 Furniture and home furnishing merchant wholesalers 601 43,256
4233 Lumber and other construction materials merchant wholesalers 294 44,561
4234 Professional and commercial equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers 428 38,721
4235 Metal and mineral (except petroleum) merchant wholesalers 219 24,234
4236 Electrical and electronic goods merchant wholesalers 319 27,289
4237 Hardware, and plumbing and heating equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers 249 24,383
4238 Machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers 1,039 110,529
4239 Miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers 3,786 236,624
42391 Sporting and recreational goods and supplies merchant wholesalers 399 22,640
42392 Toy and hobby goods and supplies merchant wholesalers 432 12,398
42393 Recyclable material merchant wholesalers 202 21,232
42394 Jewelry, watch, precious stone, and precious metal merchant wholesalers 384 22,962
42399 Other miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers 2,369 157,392
424 Nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 5,115 309,147
4241 Paper and paper product merchant wholesalers 327 20,206
4242 Drugs and druggists' sundries merchant wholesalers 112 9,073
42421 Drugs and druggists' sundries merchant wholesalers 112 9,073
4243 Apparel, piece goods, and notions merchant wholesalers 537 22,818
4244 Grocery and related product merchant wholesalers 774 91,380
4245 Farm product raw material merchant wholesalers 114 7,621
4246 Chemical and allied products merchant wholesalers 192 14,666
4247 Petroleum and petroleum products merchant wholesalers 91 5,455
4248 Beer, wine, and distilled alcoholic beverage merchant wholesalers 51 4,227
4249 Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 2,917 133,701
42491 Farm supplies merchant wholesalers 114 6,672
42492 Book, periodical, and newspaper merchant wholesalers 914 15,686
42493 Flower, nursery stock, and florists' supplies merchant wholesalers 246 13,995
42494 Tobacco and tobacco product merchant wholesalers 40 4,306
42495 Paint, varnish, and supplies merchant wholesalers 39 4,703
42499 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 1,564 88,339
425 Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers 766 44,039
4251 Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers 766 44,039
42511 Business to business electronic markets 72 2,338
42512 Wholesale trade agents and brokers 694 41,701
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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