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Resources, tips, tools and data sources for economics research at Carleton
The County Business Patterns series, published annually since 1964, provides sub-national economic data by industry: Number of establishments, number of employees, payroll (1st quarter and annual), and number of establishments by size class for states, zip codes, counties or metropolitan areas.. These data are available on CD-ROM in the library, can be downloaded from ICPSR, or can be accessed from the following sites:
"The Economic Census (http://www.census.gov/econ/census07/) is a full-count survey of establishments (individual business units at a single location) every five years. Key data collected include sales, employment, and payroll for establishments by detailed industry.