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We have identified an issue with the ZIP/ZCTA data in CBB that surfaced on 2/22 due to a change to the API. A fix is underway.

Overview of the Census Business Builder

Key Features:


  • Easy to use menus to select your type of business and potential business location
  • An interactive map that allows selection of the area to explore for business opportunities, including comparisons to neighboring areas
  • Dynamically generated, downloadable and printable business county- and city-level reports (including trend charts) that can be easily incorporated into your business plan and research


Users are guided to the information through a simply 4-step process:

  1. What is the type of business you want to open
  2. Where do you think you want to locate the business
  3. Using the data to identify if opening this type of business in this area is a good idea or if another type of business and/or a neighboring area might be better
  4. View and download a Profile Report for the final business type and location

Download and Print the Census Business Builder Flyer



Frequently Asked Questions




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