Every five years the U.S. Government conducts an Economic Census of American business and the economy. It is conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau, and response is required by law. Your WBBC assists you in the details of this census as well as understanding the demographics involved in the start up of your business. 

 

Provided is some information on the economic census

http://www.census.gov/econ/census/

Provided is a link to American Fact Finder, a user-friendly website that holds demographic information by county, city and zip code:

http://factfinder2.census.gov/faces/nav/jsf/pages/index.xhtml

Your WBBC has also provided the link to an interactive map that can help you learn about business patterns:

http://www.census.gov/cbdmap/