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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 376,437 31,399,782
423 Durable goods merchant wholesalers 201,256 17,676,187
4231 Motor vehicle and motor vehicle parts and supplies merchant wholesalers 15,077 2,121,093
4232 Furniture and home furnishing merchant wholesalers 16,204 1,208,019
4233 Lumber and other construction materials merchant wholesalers 7,611 915,312
4234 Professional and commercial equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers 10,746 1,015,697
4235 Metal and mineral (except petroleum) merchant wholesalers 3,301 389,823
4236 Electrical and electronic goods merchant wholesalers 10,197 1,005,310
4237 Hardware, and plumbing and heating equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers 5,680 526,617
4238 Machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers 21,214 2,417,218
4239 Miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers 111,226 8,077,098
42391 Sporting and recreational goods and supplies merchant wholesalers 11,358 751,853
42392 Toy and hobby goods and supplies merchant wholesalers 9,853 445,049
42393 Recyclable material merchant wholesalers 4,756 393,660
42394 Jewelry, watch, precious stone, and precious metal merchant wholesalers 20,332 1,522,772
42399 Other miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers 64,927 4,963,764
424 Nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 151,215 12,360,538
4241 Paper and paper product merchant wholesalers 7,012 554,930
4242 Drugs and druggists' sundries merchant wholesalers 3,592 254,757
42421 Drugs and druggists' sundries merchant wholesalers 3,592 254,757
4243 Apparel, piece goods, and notions merchant wholesalers 22,242 1,621,078
4244 Grocery and related product merchant wholesalers 27,288 3,397,626
4245 Farm product raw material merchant wholesalers 4,146 510,821
4246 Chemical and allied products merchant wholesalers 4,468 432,849
4247 Petroleum and petroleum products merchant wholesalers 2,358 267,660
4248 Beer, wine, and distilled alcoholic beverage merchant wholesalers 2,859 251,910
4249 Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 77,250 5,068,907
42491 Farm supplies merchant wholesalers 2,582 214,785
42492 Book, periodical, and newspaper merchant wholesalers 14,891 409,216
42493 Flower, nursery stock, and florists' supplies merchant wholesalers 8,240 419,022
42494 Tobacco and tobacco product merchant wholesalers 1,412 198,987
42495 Paint, varnish, and supplies merchant wholesalers 1,123 70,626
42499 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 49,002 3,756,271
425 Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers 23,966 1,363,057
4251 Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers 23,966 1,363,057
42511 Business to business electronic markets 2,948 140,149
42512 Wholesale trade agents and brokers 21,018 1,222,908
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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