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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 7,743 591,448
423 Durable goods merchant wholesalers 4,049 330,629
4231 Motor vehicle and motor vehicle parts and supplies merchant wholesalers 273 38,756
4232 Furniture and home furnishing merchant wholesalers 299 20,067
4233 Lumber and other construction materials merchant wholesalers 215 29,980
4234 Professional and commercial equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers 218 25,874
4235 Metal and mineral (except petroleum) merchant wholesalers 53 6,147
4236 Electrical and electronic goods merchant wholesalers 201 22,503
4237 Hardware, and plumbing and heating equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers 110 10,897
4238 Machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers 371 43,832
4239 Miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers 2,309 132,573
42391 Sporting and recreational goods and supplies merchant wholesalers 327 17,572
42392 Toy and hobby goods and supplies merchant wholesalers 237 8,333
42393 Recyclable material merchant wholesalers 96 8,910
42394 Jewelry, watch, precious stone, and precious metal merchant wholesalers 345 16,405
42399 Other miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers 1,304 81,353
424 Nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 3,262 227,981
4241 Paper and paper product merchant wholesalers 132 10,233
4242 Drugs and druggists' sundries merchant wholesalers 73 4,054
42421 Drugs and druggists' sundries merchant wholesalers 73 4,054
4243 Apparel, piece goods, and notions merchant wholesalers 409 21,548
4244 Grocery and related product merchant wholesalers 510 61,627
4245 Farm product raw material merchant wholesalers 85 12,568
4246 Chemical and allied products merchant wholesalers 69 4,524
4247 Petroleum and petroleum products merchant wholesalers 39 5,125
4248 Beer, wine, and distilled alcoholic beverage merchant wholesalers 76 6,894
4249 Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 1,869 101,408
42491 Farm supplies merchant wholesalers 29 2,032
42492 Book, periodical, and newspaper merchant wholesalers 448 8,376
42493 Flower, nursery stock, and florists' supplies merchant wholesalers 243 12,292
42494 Tobacco and tobacco product merchant wholesalers 23 6,529
42495 Paint, varnish, and supplies merchant wholesalers 20 1,431
42499 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 1,106 70,748
425 Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers 432 32,838
4251 Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers 432 32,838
42511 Business to business electronic markets 57 3,768
42512 Wholesale trade agents and brokers 375 29,070
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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