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County Business and Demographics

This map includes data from the County Business Patterns (CBP) program and the 2010 Census. CBP data for 2012 were released in May, 2014

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CBP data for 2012 were released in May, 2014.

2013 CBP is scheduled for release in April, 2015.

County Business Patterns

County Business Patterns provides annual statistics for businesses with paid employees within the U.S. and Puerto Rico. Statistics are available on businesses at the National, State, and County levels. Data are presented for number of businesses, employment, and annual payroll. Data do not include statistics on self-employed businesses, employees of private households, or most government activities.

County Business Patterns data are processed through various automated and analytical edits to remove anomalies, validate geographic coding, addresses, and industry classification. The Noise Infusion Method is applied to protect individual business establishments from disclosure.

For more detailed information on County Business Patterns including how the data are collected, coverage and methodology, and industry detail please visit the County Business Patterns website.

United States

2012 Total Establishments 2012 Employees (number) 2012 Annual Payroll ($1,000)
7,431,808 115,938,468 $5,414,255,995
Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Application Support Division (ASD) | asd.internet.staff@census.gov | Last Revised: Wednesday, 22-Oct-2014 12:55:22 EDT