Economic Impact Data Tools

U.S. Census Bureau Economic Census

The economic census provides a detailed portrait of the United States' economy once every five years, from the national to the local level. The Economic Census covers most of the U.S. economy in its basic collection of establishment statistics. There also are several related programs, including statistics on minority- and women-owned businesses. Censuses of agriculture and governments are conducted at the same time.

Bureau of Economic Analysis

Detailed and timely information on economic indicators such as GDP, government spending and trade balances, corporate profits, and personal employment and income data at national, state, and regional scales.

CED HotReport

This site provides integrated access to county level data on economic, demographic, housing, and transportation topics.

American FactFinder

Yearly data on a variety of topics, geographic locations, population groups, and industry codes. The new format has the ability to easily create graphs and charts.


Easy to use data on states, counties, and county or metro areas. Graphs, charts, and side-by-side comparisons are available. There are tools for calculating distress as defined by the federal goverment as well.