Demographics - Marketing & Consumer Research
United States demographic information - you will need to know state, county and city
Bureau of Labor Statistics conducts the Consumer Expenditure Survey which gathers information on the buying habits of American consumers. Data includes expenditures, income, and consumer unit characteristics. The FAQ's include the definition of a consumer unit.
Data tables try using parameters to search (may not work with IE).
Also includes analyzed data in publications.
Statistical Abstract of the United States Print copy in Reference HA202. Summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States. Has been discontinued as of Nov. 2011. see Consumer Expenditure Survey.
State of Working America 12th edition
Survey of Current Business - journal contains statistical data on United States business also includes income and spending. Also available in print.
Other sites to try for U.S. Demographics and statistics
Local Chamber's of Commerce
Example: Fargo/Moorhead includes Community Facts area Businesses
US Census Bureau is a good source for demographic data see: County Business Patterns
Census Bureau Cass County North Dakota quick facts
Census Bureau Fargo North Dakota population profile
Quick facts select from a map, state, then county and city.
International database for demographics from other countries
Economic Census - You can also search by geographic area.
Industry Trade Data Analysis From Export USA International Trade Administration
AMS - Agricultural Marketing Service part of the USDA includes marketing profiles
FDIC Research Analysis - banking and economic indicators
FDIC state profiles select from map Ex: North Dakota state profile
CIA World Factbook
Telephone yellow pages to identify similar businesses in a specific location
Dex Online Yellow Pages
Super Yellow Pages - Verizon
Mapping data can be used for business site selection
North Dakota maps
Geospacial Data Gateway US maps and GIS data
See also: Consumer Encyclopedia's and Consumer Spending for print resources
See also: Statistics
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