You can view the interactive map or create a report based on your industry and business locations. Try search your town or city first, if it provides limited data, try county or state. (Instructions on how to use this website)
Click Advanced search under "Find a Business" column. The State selection provides whole state-level data. If you need city-level data, select city only and then choose the State ME.
The website is designed for small business owners with almost all free resources. It collected content from important national and local small business sources (SCORE, SBA, etc.) and organized them by topic. It links to webinars, handbooks, guides, templates and more.
FInd U.S. and state GDP numbers, health care spending by illness (and more!), personal income, spending power and disposable income numbers, how far your dollar goes by state, international trade numbers, travel and tourism, arts and culture, and much more. A great if not super easy to use data source. Have any questions about this resource, be sure to connect with your business librarian.
Find information like SWOT Analysis and Company Profile information (including financial and benchmarking information). This works best for publicly traded companies but does have some information related to private companies.
"The Economic Census is the official measure of the Nation’s businesses and economy. Conducted every five years, the survey serves as the statistical benchmark for current economic activity, such as, the Gross Domestic Product and the Producer Price Index.Data collected from individual business establishments on physical location, type of business activity (industry), employment, payroll, and revenue by type of service or product and more provides vital information on the changes in the ownership and organizational structure of American Businesses and industries. Some inquiries apply to certain industries but not others, such as, materials consumed and franchising." From their website.
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