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Business & Industry Databases
Learning the NAICS and SIC codes for your industry can be helpful when seeking information in other sources such as the library databases.
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All FSU Databases and Online Journals
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Consumer Expenditure Survey (BLS)
provide information on the buying habits of American consumers, including data on their expenditures, income, and consumer unit (families and single consumers) characteristics. The survey data are collected for the Bureau of Labor Statistics by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Bureau of Economic Analysis (Statistics)
Statistics include survey of current business, Gross Domestic Product (GDP), Personal Income and Outlays, Consumer Spending, Corporate Profits, Fixed Assets, Research and Development Satellite Account as well as international, regional, and industry data.
Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)`
Research specific industries and small businesses. The mission of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is to protect investors, maintain fair, orderly, and efficient markets, and facilitate capital formation.
(Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis, and Retrieval system) Search all documents filed by public companies.
Responsible for recording data about the US people and economy. Statistics collected include: population, housing, economic, Census of Governments, American Community Survey, and more.
When to Use 1, 3, and 5-year Estimates
Data from the American Community Survey is estimated based on a sampling of the population. Learn why the type of estimates are important in deciding what data is best to use.
American Community Survey - Data Users Handbooks
In-depth guide to using American Community Survey Data
State Data Centers
Listing of centers that specialize in Census and other data related to their state.
Data.gov is the home of the U.S. Government’s open data.