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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 5.5
  • Version 5.5
  • Overview
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  • Help & FAQs
  • Known Issues & Comments
Version 5.5

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 5.5

  • New functionality which allows the user to evaluate Supply Chain information for FEMA Declared Disaster Areas
    • Added Top Imports to Detailed View for impacted regions
    • Added Supply Chain information to the Business Profile for impacted regions
  • Includes data from the Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages (QCEW), Economic Census, and International Trade Program


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 - April 12, 2024
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