conducted every five years, covers retail trade, wholesale trade, service industries, construction industries, manufactures, mineral industries, transportation, communications, utilities, and financial, insurance, and real estate industries.
Maintained by the US Census Bureau- provides access to many different data sets to national surveys to trade statistics. You will need to know the NAICS (North American Industry Classification System) code for your industry.
The American Community Survey (ACS) is a nationwide survey designed to show communities how they are changing. It is a critical element in the Census Bureau's re-engineered decennial census program. The ACS collects and produces population and housing information annually, instead of every ten years.
The monthly Survey of Current Business is the Bureau of Economic Analysis' (BEA) definitive source of information about its economic accounts. Articles present the latest national, international, regional, and industry estimates; describe the methodologies used; provide information about major revisions; discuss on-going innovations; and generally update users about relevant BEA issues and initiatives. Each issue includes numerous tables and charts of various economic estimates, as well as a message from BEA’s director.
Provides county, state, and national level business data from 1977 to the most recent year available. Statistics include number of establishments, payroll (annual and 1st quarter), number of employees, and number of establishments by size class for 2 digit Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) industry groupings. The Bureau of the Census collects this data annually. This resource is published by University of Virginia Library's Geospatial and Statistical Data Center.
The Book of Lists is the definitive source of business information in the North Bay. It is a compilation of all lists published in the North Bay Business Journal throughout the year, including the largest companies in a wide range of major industries such as Banking & Finance, Health Care, Construction, Wine, Technology and Real Estate.