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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 4,481 316,797
423 Durable goods merchant wholesalers 2,349 188,261
4231 Motor vehicle and motor vehicle parts and supplies merchant wholesalers 248 41,919
4232 Furniture and home furnishing merchant wholesalers 196 15,182
4233 Lumber and other construction materials merchant wholesalers 100 9,867
4234 Professional and commercial equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers 127 11,768
4235 Metal and mineral (except petroleum) merchant wholesalers 39 1,536
4236 Electrical and electronic goods merchant wholesalers 94 7,721
4237 Hardware, and plumbing and heating equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers 68 3,537
4238 Machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers 292 30,346
4239 Miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers 1,185 66,385
42391 Sporting and recreational goods and supplies merchant wholesalers 131 9,976
42392 Toy and hobby goods and supplies merchant wholesalers 94 4,015
42393 Recyclable material merchant wholesalers 66 3,288
42394 Jewelry, watch, precious stone, and precious metal merchant wholesalers 167 4,972
42399 Other miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers 727 44,134
424 Nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 1,831 114,510
4241 Paper and paper product merchant wholesalers 93 4,532
4242 Drugs and druggists' sundries merchant wholesalers 48 2,255
42421 Drugs and druggists' sundries merchant wholesalers 48 2,255
4243 Apparel, piece goods, and notions merchant wholesalers 242 14,417
4244 Grocery and related product merchant wholesalers 318 30,763
4245 Farm product raw material merchant wholesalers 39 3,158
4246 Chemical and allied products merchant wholesalers 80 6,418
4247 Petroleum and petroleum products merchant wholesalers 21 2,199
4248 Beer, wine, and distilled alcoholic beverage merchant wholesalers 37 1,440
4249 Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 953 49,328
42491 Farm supplies merchant wholesalers 26 1,828
42492 Book, periodical, and newspaper merchant wholesalers 214 4,693
42493 Flower, nursery stock, and florists' supplies merchant wholesalers 138 5,367
42494 Tobacco and tobacco product merchant wholesalers 38 6,230
42495 Paint, varnish, and supplies merchant wholesalers 17 493
42499 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 520 30,717
425 Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers 301 14,026
4251 Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers 301 14,026
42511 Business to business electronic markets 28 1,145
42512 Wholesale trade agents and brokers 273 12,881
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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