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Census Business Builder (CBB)

The Census Business Builder (CBB) is a suite of services that provide selected demographic and economic data from the Census Bureau tailored to specific types of users in a simple to access and use format.

Version 5.1
  • Version 5.1
  • Overview
  • Webinars
  • Help & FAQs
  • Known Issues & Comments
Version 5.1

Census Business Builder offers key data in a user-friendly interface.

Key Features

  • Easy to use menus and Search tools to select the location you’d like to research and nearly all types of businesses.
  • Interactive maps to browse and download data about the selected area and type of businesses.
  • A customizable dashboard that includes time series, geographic comparison, and geographic ranking charts.
  • Interactive and downloadable reports (including charts) that can be easily incorporated into your research.
  • Optimized for your smartphone or tablet.

What's New in Version 5.1

  • Increased Section 508 compliance, including screen reader compatibility for all relevant components and high-contrast mode to improve map visibility.
  • Mobile optimization across all devices and tablets, including a mobile-friendly version of the tour and reports.
  • Stacked map variables.
  • Updated help menu.
  • Geosearch and Zoom buttons.
  • Mobile optimized.


View flyers that provide an Overview of Census Business Builder.


Please email us at ewd.outreach@census.gov with your feedback on the tool, including what you like about it as well as what changes you’d like to see in future versions.

Page Last Revised - March 29, 2023
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