Principal Investigator(s): United States Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census
The total number of business establishments, mid-March employment figures, and first quarter and annual payrolls are supplied in this data collection at the county, state, and national levels. Also provided are data on the number of establishments by employment-size class. Data are provided for most divisions of the economy, including agricultural services, mining, construction, manufacturing, transportation, public utilities, wholesale trade, retail trade, finance, insurance, real estate, and services. However, data are not included for agriculture production, railroad, government, or household employment.
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United States Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census. County Business Patterns, 1999 [United States]: U.S. Summary, State, and County Data. ICPSR03439-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2003. doi:10.3886/ICPSR03439.v1
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR03439.v1
Scope of Study
Subject Terms: agricultural services, business conditions, businesses, construction industry, counties, economic conditions, employment, finance, manufacturing industry, mining industry, public utilities, real estate, retail industry, service industry, trade, transportation
Geographic Coverage: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York (state), North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, United States, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming
Date of Collection:
Universe: All business establishments with one or more paid employees in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and counties, excluding agriculture production, railroad, government, or household employment. All government hospitals are included beginning with 1989 data.
Data Types: aggregate data
Data Collection Notes:
The data are supplied in three files: United States Summary Data (Part 1), State Summary Data (Part 2), and County Summary Data (Part 3). The county summary data are now in one file, sorted alphabetically by state and within state by county.
Business Register, Annual Company Organization Survey, Annual Survey of Manufactures, Current Business Surveys, United States Internal Revenue Service administrative records, and the Social Security Administration
Original ICPSR Release: 2003-05-16
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