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- 1992

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1997 Economic Census

Economic Census

The Economic Census profiles the US economy every 5 years, from the national to the local level.

2002 Economic Census reports and schedules are at a separate site.

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Data for all sectors (drill-down down arrow)
Statistics about businesses with paid employees:
drill down for 1997 data by NAICS 1997 data by NAICS - U.S., states, counties, and metro areas
Drill-down to ZIP Code data   - ZIP Code Statistics - U.S., states, ZIP Codes
drill down to 1997 and 1992 by SIC 1997 and 1992 by SIC  - U.S. and states
drill down to Bridge Between NAICS and SIC Bridge Between NAICS and SIC - national only
Statistics including businesses without paid employees:
Drill down to Nonemployer Statistics Nonemployer Statistics (by NAICS) - U.S., states, counties, and metro areas
Drill down to minority- and women-owned businesses Minority- and Women-Owned Businesses (by SIC) - U.S., states, counties, places and metro areas
Industry Statistics Sampler Drill down to Industry Statistics Sampler

(includes state ranking and samples of or links to all census and survey sources for an industry)

Sector-specific reports
(drill-down and PDFs)
Consolidated list of pdfs
21 Mining
22 Utilities
23 Construction
31-33 Manufacturing
42 Wholesale Trade
44-45 Retail Trade
48-49 Transportation and Warehousing
51 Information
52 Finance and Insurance
53 Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
54 Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
55 Management of Companies and Enterprises
56 Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
61 Educational Services
62 Health Care and Social Assistance
71 Arts, Entertainment and Recreation
72 Accommodation and Foodservices
81 Other Services (except Public Administration)
  Auxiliaries not in sector 55
Industry Series
Mining Construction Manufacturing
Subject Series
Mdse Line Sales/Source of Receipts - Establishment and Firm Size - Miscellaneous Subjects - Summary reports
Reports by State   

American FactFinder Introduction to AFF for Economic Census users
1997 Economic Census CD-ROM 1997 Economic Census CD-ROMs: CD-ROM 1F (a 3-disc set) includes complete geographic area, lines, size, and other subject series data for all sectors. CD-ROM 2D includes data sets not available in FactFinder: Comparative Statistics, the Bridge Between NAICS and SIC, data for Outlying Areas, and Minority- and Women-Owned Businesses. CD-ROM 3 presents ZIP Code Statistics, also not available in FactFinder. You may subscribe on-line.


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Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Economic Census
Last revised: March 13, 2006