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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 29,991 2,600,893
423 Durable goods merchant wholesalers 16,764 1,558,471
4231 Motor vehicle and motor vehicle parts and supplies merchant wholesalers 1,348 175,668
4232 Furniture and home furnishing merchant wholesalers 1,411 101,966
4233 Lumber and other construction materials merchant wholesalers 567 74,197
4234 Professional and commercial equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers 1,126 113,512
4235 Metal and mineral (except petroleum) merchant wholesalers 325 44,805
4236 Electrical and electronic goods merchant wholesalers 846 74,102
4237 Hardware, and plumbing and heating equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers 478 48,846
4238 Machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers 2,386 319,400
4239 Miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers 8,277 605,975
42391 Sporting and recreational goods and supplies merchant wholesalers 737 48,509
42392 Toy and hobby goods and supplies merchant wholesalers 686 26,155
42393 Recyclable material merchant wholesalers 409 39,396
42394 Jewelry, watch, precious stone, and precious metal merchant wholesalers 1,427 96,678
42399 Other miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers 5,018 395,237
424 Nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 11,457 932,170
4241 Paper and paper product merchant wholesalers 484 38,674
4242 Drugs and druggists' sundries merchant wholesalers 271 19,320
42421 Drugs and druggists' sundries merchant wholesalers 271 19,320
4243 Apparel, piece goods, and notions merchant wholesalers 1,570 91,031
4244 Grocery and related product merchant wholesalers 2,278 292,459
4245 Farm product raw material merchant wholesalers 348 35,684
4246 Chemical and allied products merchant wholesalers 472 48,358
4247 Petroleum and petroleum products merchant wholesalers 427 48,311
4248 Beer, wine, and distilled alcoholic beverage merchant wholesalers 203 13,694
4249 Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 5,404 344,639
42491 Farm supplies merchant wholesalers 231 26,763
42492 Book, periodical, and newspaper merchant wholesalers 896 29,781
42493 Flower, nursery stock, and florists' supplies merchant wholesalers 596 25,954
42494 Tobacco and tobacco product merchant wholesalers 70 8,806
42495 Paint, varnish, and supplies merchant wholesalers 157 9,019
42499 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 3,454 244,316
425 Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers 1,770 110,252
4251 Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers 1,770 110,252
42511 Business to business electronic markets 291 10,908
42512 Wholesale trade agents and brokers 1,479 99,344
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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