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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 4,373 331,115
423 Durable goods merchant wholesalers 2,358 195,166
4231 Motor vehicle and motor vehicle parts and supplies merchant wholesalers 158 23,153
4232 Furniture and home furnishing merchant wholesalers 144 9,800
4233 Lumber and other construction materials merchant wholesalers 183 27,428
4234 Professional and commercial equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers 131 11,967
4235 Metal and mineral (except petroleum) merchant wholesalers 35 3,119
4236 Electrical and electronic goods merchant wholesalers 101 5,623
4237 Hardware, and plumbing and heating equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers 62 9,875
4238 Machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers 272 33,208
4239 Miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers 1,272 70,993
42391 Sporting and recreational goods and supplies merchant wholesalers 191 10,660
42392 Toy and hobby goods and supplies merchant wholesalers 104 3,248
42393 Recyclable material merchant wholesalers 54 4,210
42394 Jewelry, watch, precious stone, and precious metal merchant wholesalers 203 7,777
42399 Other miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers 720 45,098
424 Nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 1,822 122,833
4241 Paper and paper product merchant wholesalers 78 4,736
4242 Drugs and druggists' sundries merchant wholesalers 31 1,788
42421 Drugs and druggists' sundries merchant wholesalers 31 1,788
4243 Apparel, piece goods, and notions merchant wholesalers 226 11,372
4244 Grocery and related product merchant wholesalers 260 27,661
4245 Farm product raw material merchant wholesalers 58 7,494
4246 Chemical and allied products merchant wholesalers 47 4,321
4247 Petroleum and petroleum products merchant wholesalers 21 1,358
4248 Beer, wine, and distilled alcoholic beverage merchant wholesalers 63 5,798
4249 Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 1,038 58,305
42491 Farm supplies merchant wholesalers 23 1,683
42492 Book, periodical, and newspaper merchant wholesalers 222 6,297
42493 Flower, nursery stock, and florists' supplies merchant wholesalers 172 7,584
42494 Tobacco and tobacco product merchant wholesalers 8 119
42495 Paint, varnish, and supplies merchant wholesalers 8 666
42499 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 605 41,956
425 Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers 193 13,116
4251 Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers 193 13,116
42511 Business to business electronic markets 35 2,451
42512 Wholesale trade agents and brokers 158 10,665
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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