Guide to the
1997 Economic Census
1997 Economic Census on CD-ROMAll of the data from the 1997 Economic Census have now been released on CD-ROM. Disc 1f supersedes discs 1a to 1e. Disc 2d supersedes discs 2a to 2c. Disc 3, ZIP Code Statistics, is a single volume. Data for 1992 and 1987 are available in separate CD-ROMs.
|Software||Subscriptions and ordering||Installation notes|
Sophisticated Windows-based software is included on each CD.
|Economic Census CD-ROM Series|
|Volume 1, NAICS Report Series: Quarterly CD-ROMs covering all economic census data except those in Volumes 2 and 3. Volume 1 data are also accessible through American FactFinder.||Order Volumes 1 and 2|
|Geographic Area Series data
for several sectors for several mountain states
Industry Series data for several industries in manufacturing and construction
|Geographic area series data, complete for 4 sectors, partial
for several others
Industry series (508 of 537 industres complete)
|Geographic Area Series, complete for sectors 42-81, partial
coverage for construction, no coverage for manufacturing or mining
Industry Series, complete (2-disc set)
| Geographic Area Series, complete
Industry Series files, complete
| Geographic Area Series and Industry Series files, complete
Merchandise Line Sales, Commodity Line Sales, and Sources of Receipts/Revenue for 15 sectors
Establishment and Firm Size for 15 sectors
Miscellaneous Subjects for two sectors
Annual Survey of Manufactures, 1998 (3-disc set)
All previously released files, plus remaining Miscellaneous
Subjects and Summary reports, Concentration
Ratios, and Location of Manufacturing/Mining.
Summary reports for all sectors. Cumulative. A 3-disc set.
|Volume 2, Special Series (most using SIC): Bridge between NAICS and SIC, Comparative Statistics, Nonemployer Statistics, Business Expenses, Outlying Areas, Minority- and Women-Owned Businesses. Volume 2 data are NOT accessible through American FactFinder.||Order Volumes 1 and 2|
| Disc 2a
|Economic Censuses of Outlying Areas: Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico (manufacturing only)|
| Disc 2b
|same as disc 2a, plus Bridge Between NAICS and SIC and Comparative Statistics.|
| Disc 2c
|same as disc 2b, plus Business Expenses, Nonemployer Statistics**, Puerto Rico Geographic Area Series and Subject Series, and Minority-Owned Businesses (Black and Hispanic only).|
| Disc 2d
|same as disc 2c, plus Women-Owned Businesses, and remaining reports in the Minority-Owned Businesses and Outlying Area series. 1998 Nonemployer Statistics** are also included.|
|**A separate 1999 Nonemployer Statistics CD-ROM, issued in 2002, also includes the 1997 and 1998 data present on disc 1d.|
|Volume 3, ZIP Code Statistics Counts of establishments by size by industry in 9 sectors. Issued as one multi-disc volume. Volume 3 data are not accessible through American FactFinder. Sales, employment and payroll ranges by sector by ZIP Code, not on the CD-ROM, are published on the web in hypertext displays and downloadable files.||Order Volume 3|
| Disc 3
|ZIP Code Statistics for all sectors covered.|
|1992 and 1987 CD-ROMs Similar data are available from the 1992 and 1987 Economic Censuses, but there are a number of comparability issues, most notably the switch from NAICS to SIC. Earlier data were recorded in .dbf format. MS-DOS-based EXTRACT software is included.||Order 1992 and 1987 CD-ROMs|
Some users of Windows XP have experienced run errors with the software on the 1997 Economic Census CD-ROMs.
Replacement .exe files are available here, one for each of the CD-ROMs. The applications are stored in .zip files to facilitate downloading. Download the applicable file, unzip it, and place the resulting .exe in the same folder where the application from the CD was originally installed, overwriting the earlier version.
|Volume 1, NAICS Report Series||Econ97.zip|
|Volume 2, Special Series||Econ97s.zip|
|Volume 3, ZIP Code Statistics||Econ97z.zip|
If you have problems with installation, contact Andrew Hait (301-763-6747).