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1998-2007 County Business Patterns
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Data for total number of businesses, establishments by employee size, payroll for detailed industries; zip code and metropolitan data too. More
Alternative Fuels and Advance Vehicles Data Center
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The AFDC hosts more than 3,000 documents, interactive tools that help fleets and consumers make transportation decisions, and a wealth of information on alternative fuels and advanced vehicles. More
American Fact Finder
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U.S. Census economic, population, housing, data and surveys. More
Bureau of Economic Analysis
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Provides the most timely, relevant, and accurate economic accounts data in an objective and cost-effective manner. More
Bureau of Labor Statistics, Business Leader
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The Bureau of Labor Statistics provides a variety of information that can be used in contracts to protect organizations against changing costs in the economy. Guides from BLS show how to use this data... More
Bureau of Labor Statistics, Subject Categories
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This quick list from the BLS provides links to data sources on inflation and prices, employment and unemployment, pay and benefits, spending and time use, productivity, workplace injuries, and interna... More
Census Economic Data, Michigan
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Find links to business patterns, owners, population, economy, income, labor and employment by region, county, school districts, metro areas, and zip code. More
Census for Business Research Tutorial
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This 10 minute interactive tutorial from the Library of Congress guides you through the process of researching census data for business research. More
Current Industrial Reports (CIR)
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The U.S Census Bureau CIR program has been providing monthly, quarterly, and annual measures of industrial activity for many years. The primary objective of the CIR program is to produce timely, accur... More
Easy Stats (U.S. Census Bureau)
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Easy Stats with its interactive tool, gives you quick and easy access to selected statistics collected by the U.S. Census Bureau through the American Community Survey. With the American Community Surv... More
Economic Indicators
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Available from April 1995 forward, this monthly compilation is prepared by the Government Printing Office for the Joint Economic Committee by the Council of Economic Advisors and provides economic inf... More
Economic Profiler
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This is a tool that enables you to view Michigan economic information in a way that best meets your needs. You can view county level data, view one county or several counties and view one year or many... More
Economy Track
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Interactive tools to track current and past recessions and unemployment crises, with the option of focusing specifically on trends by state, race/ethnic group, gender, occupation, and education level. More
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Eurostat, the "Statistical Office of the European Communities," provides statistical data, news, indicators, press releases, products, and databases. More
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U.S. government resources to assist businesses in planning international sales. Solutions to concerns on international regulations, licensing, trade problems are included as well as opportunities by i... More
Federal Reserve Board Economic Research and Data
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This section from the Federal Reserve Board features dynamic maps of bank card and mortgage delinquencies in the United States by county and a data download program designed to provide access to Feder... More
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FedStats provides access to the full range of official statistical information produced by the Federal Government without having to know in advance which Federal agency produces which particular stati... More
Global Edge
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Created by the International Business Center at Michigan State University (IBC), Global Edge is a knowledge web-portal that connects international business professionals worldwide to a wealth of infor... More
Is Michigan's Economic Recovery Real? Rethinking the One-State Recession
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A report from the Michigan State Demographer on Michigan's economic recovery as of May 2011.
Michigan Census and Demographic Data
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Social, economic, population and demographic data generated from the most current census.
Michigan Labor Market Information, Data Explorer
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This is your one-stop source for reliable information on recent employment trends, wages, detailed industries, and jobs in demand. Data on this site is produced by DLEG in cooperation with the U.S. De... More
Michigan Map of Transportation Infrastructure Projects by County
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Hover your mouse over the map to see the amount of federal stimulus funds being spent, unemployment rate, and infrastructure project locations by county. More
Michigan State Data Center/Business and Industry Data Center
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Find information on business and economic data, state population statistics, links to Michigan regional economic data centers and general information about the SDC/BIDC program. More
North American Industry Classification System (NAICS)
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The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) is the standard used by Federal statistical agencies in classifying business establishments for the purpose of collecting, analyzing, and publ... More
Northwest Michigan Population and Economic Data
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Created by the Northwest Michigan Council of Governments, this website provides access to statistics for the counties, townships, cities, villages and schools located in northwest lower Michigan; some... More
Survey of Business Owners
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SBO statistics describe the characteristics of U.S. businesses by ownership category, i.e., by gender, Hispanic or Latino origin, and race of principal owners; by geographic area at the national, stat... More
Survey of Current Business
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A full collection of resources of interest to all forms of business. More
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A searchable database of 165,000 U. S. and Canadian companies classified under more than 55,000 product and service headings. Includes more than 3,100 online supplier catalogs of detailed buying and s... More
U.S. Census 2010 Geographic Products and Information
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A resource for geo... More

U.S. Census Bureau Economic Programs
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U.S. Census Business and Industry data economic statistics by geography and sector as well as special topics such as e-commerce, minorities and women, small business and expenses. More
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Developed by the Edward Lowe Foundation, YourEconomy is a free research tool that enables visitors to take a closer look at business activity in their local communities—and across the United States. S... More

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