Resource Database

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U.S. Census Bureau: The American Community Survey

The American Community Survey (ACS) collects and provides data every year to help communities plan investments and services. It provides general demographic data, information about how people commute to work, general education levels, and more.


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:data source, information source
Subtopic:employment & workforce, assessment & evaluation, data & analysis, socio-economic & other data, housing & real estate, planning, transportation, Business & Economy, Data Collection & Analysis, Land Use Planning & Housing, Issues & Opportunities,
Tags:census, assessment, data & analysis, data collection, statistics, socio-economic data, financing, education, economic data, planning, transportation, transportation data, demographics
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Link:webpage

U.S. Census Bureau: American Fact Finder; Housing, Economic and Geographical Data

The American Fact Finder is similar to the Census site, but with more detailed analytical charts, graphs, and data sets. It provides comparative analysis of people, industry, and geographies; you can also compare this information to past census statistics.


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:data source, information source
Subtopic:employment & workforce, assessment & evaluation, data & analysis, socio-economic & other data, housing & real estate, planning, Business & Economy, Data Collection & Analysis, Land Use Planning & Housing,
Tags:census, assessment, data & analysis, data collection, statistics, socio-economic data, demographics
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Link:webpage

Gem State Prospector

Gem State Prospector, sponsored by the Idaho Department of Commerce, is an interactive tool which provides statistics to help you perform market comparisons and choose the optimal location for potential businesses. You can search for stats on every Idaho city, county, and region. Each report contains an interactive map of the community and data on its labor force, wages, education levels, demographics, and consumer expenditures.


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Geography:Idaho
Resource Type:information source, data source, assessment tool or guide, mapping resource
Subtopic:business assistance, economic development, entrepreneurship & small business, assessment & evaluation, socio-economic & other data, Data Collection & Analysis, Business & Economy,
Tags:assessment tool, data & analysis, demographic data, economic data, mapping, small business support, statistics, socio-economic data
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Link:webpage

Jobscape

JobScape, sponsored by the Idaho Department of Laobor, is an easy-to-use tool designed to help job seekers and students make informed career and educational decisions.


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Geography:Idaho
Resource Type:information source, educational resource
Subtopic:employment & workforce, data & analysis, Business & Economy, Data Collection & Analysis,
Tags:information, jobs, data
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Link:webpage

The National Association of Counties

This site includes multiple resources including help finding grants, podcasts, webinars, reports and publications, educational resources, and county data.


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:data source, information source, resource guide, organization, educational resource
Subtopic:local government, arts & culture, community & capacity development, economic development, funding & financing, health & health care, planning, Local Government & Services, Issues & Opportunities, Community Building, Business & Economy, Recreation & Health, Land Use Planning & Housing,
Tags:local government, housing, education, infrastructure, agriculture, art, arts and culture, transportation, community development, economic development, data & analysis, financing, health care, planning
Telephone:202-393-6226
Link:webpage

United States Small Business Association: Office of Advocacy

Scroll to the bottom left to access state, local, and rural statistical data on small business ownership around the county. The website also provides resources for local economic development, economic profiles, and small business owner demographics.


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:information source
Subtopic:economic development, entrepreneurship & small business, socio-economic & other data, rural community issues & solutions, Business & Economy, Data Collection & Analysis, Community Building,
Tags:small business, rural community, demographics, demographic data, economic development
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Link:webpage

University of Idaho Extension: Economic Development Challenges for Small Towns in Idaho's Butte, Custer, and Lemhi Counties

Small towns in Idaho's Butte, Custer, and Lemhi counties face particular challenges because of their rugged remoteness and also because of the area's biggest, most famous employer--the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) near Arco. This publication examines 19 sectors contributing to the three counties' economies, including INL and its contractors. It helps local planners and elected officials understand how to think about INL.


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Geography:Idaho
Resource Type:information source, data source
Subtopic:rural community issues & solutions, economic development, assessment & evaluation, socio-economic & other data, data & analysis, Community Building, Business & Economy, Data Collection & Analysis,
Tags:economic development, community development, information, statistics, socio-economic data, demographics
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Link:webpage

University of Wisconsin-Extension: Downtown Market Analysis

This website provides full overview and examples of Downtown Marketing Analysis, including samples of business and consumer surveys.


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:information source, assessment tool or guide
Subtopic:marketing & assistance, business assistance, economic development, assessment & evaluation, surveys & analytic tools, place making & destination development, development & smart growth, planning, retail & grocery, Business & Economy, Data Collection & Analysis, Community Building, Land Use Planning & Housing, Issues & Opportunities,
Tags:assessment, data collection, economic development, marketing & promotion, small business, socio-economic data
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Link:webpage