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U.S. Department of Agriculture: Rural Housing Resources

This online guide authored by the USDA provides rural housing information on funding programs, technical assistance, housing data and informational resources from housing organizations.


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:information source, funding resource
Subtopic:rural community issues & solutions, housing & real estate, Community Building, Land Use Planning & Housing,
Tags:affordable housing, housing, funding, technical assistance
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Link:webpage

Destination Development Association

Destination Development Association gives you access to a wide range of information, how-tos and data that will help you create an outstanding destination for residents, visitors, and investors alike. The DDA brings tourism professionals, downtown associations, community developers, economic development interests, chambers, and arts and historical associations together.


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:organization, information source
Subtopic:place making & destination development, tourism, Community Building, Recreation & Health,
Tags:branding, tourism, destination development, community development, economic development
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Link:webpage

Housing Assistance Council: Rural Data Portal

The "Rural Data Portal" is a simple, easy to use, online resource that provides essential information on the social, economic, and housing characteristics of communities in the United States. The Rural Data Portal is targeted toward rural communities, but a wide range of information is presented for the nation, states, and counties for rural, suburban and urban areas.


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:data source
Subtopic:socio-economic & other data, rural community issues & solutions, Data Collection & Analysis, Community Building,
Tags:data & analysis, demographic data, economic data, housing data, rural community, statistics
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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