CATALOG OF ECONOMIC INDICATOR RESOURCES

The need for accurate data is essential in answering economic development requests for information or conducting research. This brief reference is designed to share the warehouses of data available in answering common economic development requests for research.

STATE AGENCIES AND SITES

Department of Workforce Development 

Type of information: Workforce, industry, demographics

EXTERNAL SOURCES 

Statistical Atlas  

Type of information: Educational attainment, population, workforce

United Health Foundation 

Type of information: Quality of life, air pollution, obesity, health outcomes

FEDERAL AGENCIES AND SITES 

Bureau of Economic Analysis 

Type of information: GDP, consumption expenditures, foreign direct investment, personal income, regional price parities

Census Bureau 

Type of information: Demographics, workforce, educational attainment, quality of life, trade commodities

Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration

StatsAmerica

Type of information: Community level, educational attainment, exports, patents, venture capital

US Cluster Mapping

Type of information: Wages, employment, economic indicators, industry data, migration, research funding, venture capital

Federal Reserve Bank 

Type of information: Demographics, economic indicators, exports, imports, unemployment, peer city comparison tool