County Business Patterns, 1993 [United States]: U.S. Summary, State, and County Data (ICPSR 2343)

Published: Jan 12, 2006

Principal Investigator(s):
United States Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census


Version V2

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.

United States Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census. County Business Patterns, 1993 [United States]:  U.S. Summary, State, and County Data . Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2006-01-12.

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All business establishments with one or more paid employees in the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and counties, excluding agriculture production, railroad, government, or household employment. Government hospitals were included beginning with the 1989 data.

Standard Statistical Establishment List, Annual Company Organization Survey, Annual Survey of Manufactures, Current Business Surveys, United States Internal Revenue Service administrative records, and the Social Security Administration

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2006-01-12 All files were removed from dataset 12 and flagged as study-level files, so that they will accompany all downloads.

2000-06-21 Parts 4-6 and 8-10 were mislabeled in the first release of this collection and have now been corrected.


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