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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 891 69,424
423 Durable goods merchant wholesalers 474 35,785
4231 Motor vehicle and motor vehicle parts and supplies merchant wholesalers 24 1,354
4232 Furniture and home furnishing merchant wholesalers 42 1,634
4233 Lumber and other construction materials merchant wholesalers 36 5,603
4234 Professional and commercial equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers 9 1,997
4235 Metal and mineral (except petroleum) merchant wholesalers 10 399
4236 Electrical and electronic goods merchant wholesalers 12 941
4237 Hardware, and plumbing and heating equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers 7 420
4238 Machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers 39 3,969
4239 Miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers 295 19,468
42391 Sporting and recreational goods and supplies merchant wholesalers 48 3,382
42392 Toy and hobby goods and supplies merchant wholesalers 31 436
42393 Recyclable material merchant wholesalers 20 1,753
42394 Jewelry, watch, precious stone, and precious metal merchant wholesalers 32 1,116
42399 Other miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers 164 12,781
424 Nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 384 31,493
4241 Paper and paper product merchant wholesalers 12 339
4242 Drugs and druggists' sundries merchant wholesalers 7 240
42421 Drugs and druggists' sundries merchant wholesalers 7 240
4243 Apparel, piece goods, and notions merchant wholesalers 56 2,986
4244 Grocery and related product merchant wholesalers 87 12,011
4245 Farm product raw material merchant wholesalers 15 680
4246 Chemical and allied products merchant wholesalers 6 1,750
4247 Petroleum and petroleum products merchant wholesalers 7 148
4248 Beer, wine, and distilled alcoholic beverage merchant wholesalers 10 2,235
4249 Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 184 11,104
42491 Farm supplies merchant wholesalers 8 2,292
42492 Book, periodical, and newspaper merchant wholesalers 39 743
42493 Flower, nursery stock, and florists' supplies merchant wholesalers D D
42494 Tobacco and tobacco product merchant wholesalers D D
42499 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 113 7,646
425 Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers 33 2,146
4251 Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers 33 2,146
42511 Business to business electronic markets D D
42512 Wholesale trade agents and brokers D D
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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