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Government Information : Business and Economics: ECONOMIC CENSUS

Business resources from the Government

Economic center

Center for Economic Studies  

CES conducts research in economics and other social sciences and creates new public-use data from existing data. 
Public use microdata and synthetic microdata are available for researchers from the Census Bureau.

Measuring Worth

County Business Patterns

County Business Patterns (CBP) is an annual series that provides subnational economic data by industry. This series includes the number of establishments, employment during the week of March 12, first quarter payroll, and annual payroll.

County Business Patterns (1993-Present) -- from the Census Bureau, provides annual data on the number of businesses, employees, etc., by industry as classified by NAICS (1998-present) or SIC (pre-1998) code. Data available to the county level.

CSP Tables 2004-present
CSP by Congressional District -- My Congressional District tool allows data users to view the most recent CBP data and American Community Survey data by congressional district.
1977-2001 -- Data by 2-digit codes (SIC from 1977-97; NAICS from 1998-2001). From the University of Virginia's Geostat Center.

Economic Census

The Economic Census for 2012, 2007, and 2002 are available on American Factfinder. The release schedule for the 2017 Census shows the quarter in which the statistics will be available. 

U.S. Economy and Industry

Inflation Calculator


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