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1997 Economic Census Media Kit 

Media kits were mailed to business editors of local newspapers, chambers of commerce, and affiliates of state data centers in 1999, when 1997 data became available for the first several sectors, including retail trade. Data are now available for all sectors and all areas on-line through links provided below.

If you write for a publication and would like to receive one of our media kits by mail, contact Bob Marske.

Other materials:

More Data for Your Area

If you received a media kit, it included selected data for one area. The following links allow you to get

  • Additional data for your own area
  • Comparable data for other areas

Table 1. Detailed data for one area

Get data for any state, metro area, or county through out on-line profiles.

Table 2. Counties ranked by retail sales

All states are available: AL - AK - AZ - AR - CA - CO - CT - DE - DC - FL - GA - HI - ID - IL - IN - IA - KS - KY - LA - ME - MD - MA - MI - MN - MS - MO - MT - NE - NV - NH - NJ - NM - NY - NC - ND - OH - OK - OR - PA - RI - SC - SD - TN - TX - UT - VT - VA - WA - WV - WI - WY

Story Ideas

Greenspan calls the Economic Census "indispensable" Use our press release
For more quotes, see "Business Leaders Speak Out..."
Economic Census dates back to 1810 Consult The Economic Census, Changing with a Growing Nation and The Economic Census:  Two Moments of Truth, 1954 and 1997(pdf file) (ask us for a copy)
What the Economic Census has told us about your industry Review our summary of industry trends as of 1992
Contact one of our industry experts
How NAICS changes industry data Review the NAICS press release
Visit the NAICS web site
Study details of industry changes
How Economic Census data are being published Consult the Guide to the1997 Economic Census

Public Service Advertisements

Don't have time to write an article? Run one of our PSAs. Retrieve pdfs here.





Other Graphics

1997 Economic Census Logo in TIF and GIF Files 

Black & Blue (PMS301) **official logo** gif . tif 
-- all blue gif . tif . -- all black gif . tif

Maps of Selected 1992 Economic Census Results 

US Retail Sales Per Capita, by County, 1992 
Percent Change in Manufacturing Expenditures 1987-1992
Construction Spending per Capita, by State, 1992 

Photos related to the 1997 Economic Census

Alan Greenspan, Chairman, Federal Reserve Board of Governors (photo & bio)