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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 6,809 565,569
423 Durable goods merchant wholesalers 3,855 355,373
4231 Motor vehicle and motor vehicle parts and supplies merchant wholesalers 352 54,942
4232 Furniture and home furnishing merchant wholesalers 363 25,329
4233 Lumber and other construction materials merchant wholesalers 238 27,828
4234 Professional and commercial equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers 220 22,960
4235 Metal and mineral (except petroleum) merchant wholesalers 63 4,714
4236 Electrical and electronic goods merchant wholesalers 184 15,427
4237 Hardware, and plumbing and heating equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers 129 11,446
4238 Machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers 446 56,714
4239 Miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers 1,860 136,013
42391 Sporting and recreational goods and supplies merchant wholesalers 193 9,913
42392 Toy and hobby goods and supplies merchant wholesalers 168 9,136
42393 Recyclable material merchant wholesalers 128 12,808
42394 Jewelry, watch, precious stone, and precious metal merchant wholesalers 306 16,066
42399 Other miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers 1,065 88,090
424 Nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 2,509 181,521
4241 Paper and paper product merchant wholesalers 153 9,884
4242 Drugs and druggists' sundries merchant wholesalers 80 4,828
42421 Drugs and druggists' sundries merchant wholesalers 80 4,828
4243 Apparel, piece goods, and notions merchant wholesalers 252 13,013
4244 Grocery and related product merchant wholesalers 442 48,414
4245 Farm product raw material merchant wholesalers 65 11,542
4246 Chemical and allied products merchant wholesalers 80 6,646
4247 Petroleum and petroleum products merchant wholesalers 37 4,261
4248 Beer, wine, and distilled alcoholic beverage merchant wholesalers 18 2,073
4249 Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 1,382 80,860
42491 Farm supplies merchant wholesalers 67 4,048
42492 Book, periodical, and newspaper merchant wholesalers 247 7,418
42493 Flower, nursery stock, and florists' supplies merchant wholesalers 249 8,727
42494 Tobacco and tobacco product merchant wholesalers 45 5,283
42495 Paint, varnish, and supplies merchant wholesalers 21 1,443
42499 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 753 53,941
425 Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers 445 28,675
4251 Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers 445 28,675
42511 Business to business electronic markets 45 1,894
42512 Wholesale trade agents and brokers 400 26,781
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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