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Below are the data released in the 2017 Economic Census for Utilities.  All data are available as formatted tables on data.census.gov and downloadable csv files on the census FTP site.

Geographic Area Statistics

As part of the ECNBASIC Dataset, Geographic Area Statistics provide summary statistics by geographic area for establishments and firms with paid employees.  Data are shown on the 2017 North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) basis.  State data will be released on a flow basis starting in January 2020; see the 2017 Release Schedules for more information.

Formatted Tables (links to data.census.gov)

  • EC1700BASIC - All Sectors: Summary Statistics for the U.S., States, and Selected Geographies: 2017
  • EC1722BASIC - Utilities: Summary Statistics for the U.S., States, and Selected Geographies: 2017

Dataset(s) (links to FTP)

  • EC1722BASIC - Utilities: Summary Statistics for the U.S., States, and Selected Geographies: 2017

Product Statistics

The 2017 Economic Census has produced detailed data for the first time using the North American Product Classification System (NAPCS).  Users now have the opportunity to compare data by  both NAICS and NAPCS code.  The data will be available at the national level and for selected sectors, at the state level.

Formatted Tables (links to data.census.gov)

Dataset(s) (links to FTP)

Links includes all released geographies, NAICS codes, and NAPCS codes.

Establishment and Firm Size Statistics

The economic census produces detailed statistics on the size of establishments and firms for every sector except Management of Companies and Enterprises (55). All data are available at the national level and includes only establishments and firms with payroll. Content includes statistics by employment and sales, value of shipments, or revenue size for establishments and firms; single unit and multiunit firms; concentration of largest firms; and legal form of organization.

Formatted Tables (links to data.census.gov)

  • EC1700SIZECONCEN - Selected Sectors: Concentration of Largest Firms for the U.S.: 2017
  • EC1700SIZEEMPEST - Selected Sectors: Employment Size of Establishments for the U.S.: 2017
  • EC1700SIZEEMPFIRM - Selected Sectors: Employment Size of Firms for the U.S.: 2017
  • EC1700SIZELFO - Selected Sectors: Legal Form of Organization for the U.S.: 2017
  • EC1700SIZEREVEST - Selected Sectors: Sales, Value of Shipments, or Revenue Size of Establishments for the U.S.: 2017
  • EC1700SIZEREVFIRM - Selected Sectors: Sales, Value of Shipments, or Revenue Size of Firms for the U.S.: 2017
  • EC1700SIZESUMU - Selected Sectors: Single Unit and Multiunit Firms for the U.S.: 2017

Dataset(s) (links to FTP)

  • EC1700SIZECONCEN - Selected Sectors: Concentration of Largest Firms for the U.S.: 2017
  • EC1700SIZEEMPEST - Selected Sectors: Employment Size of Establishments for the U.S.: 2017
  • EC1700SIZEEMPFIRM - Selected Sectors: Employment Size of Firms for the U.S.: 2017
  • EC1700SIZELFO - Selected Sectors: Legal Form of Organization for the U.S.: 2017
  • EC1700SIZEREVEST - Selected Sectors: Sales, Value of Shipments, or Revenue Size of Establishments for the U.S.: 2017
  • EC1700SIZEREVFIRM - Selected Sectors: Sales, Value of Shipments, or Revenue Size of Firms for the U.S.: 2017
  • EC1700SIZESUMU - Selected Sectors: Single Unit and Multiunit Firms for the U.S.: 2017

Links includes all released geographies and NAICS codes.

Miscellaneous Statistics

The economic census produces detailed sector specific content.

Formatted Tables (links to data.census.gov)

  • EC1700CLCUST - Selected Sectors: Sales, Value of Shipments, or Revenue by Class of Customer for Selected Geographies
  • EC1722EXPNRG - Utilities: Exported Energy to Canada and Mexico for the U.S.: 2017
  • EC1722PURELEC - Utilities: Cost of Purchased Electricity for Resale by Utilities for the U.S.: 2017
  • EC1722PURGAS - Utilities: Cost of Purchased Natural Gas for Resale by Utilities for the U.S.: 2017
  • EC1722CONACT - Utilities: Construction Activity by Utilities for the U.S.: 2017

Dataset(s) (links to FTP)

  • EC1700CLCUST - Selected Sectors: Sales, Value of Shipments, or Revenue by Class of Customer for Selected Geographies
  • EC1722EXPNRG - Utilities: Exported Energy to Canada and Mexico for the U.S.: 2017
  • EC1722PURELEC - Utilities: Cost of Purchased Electricity for Resale by Utilities for the U.S.: 2017
  • EC1722PURGAS - Utilities: Cost of Purchased Natural Gas for Resale by Utilities for the U.S.: 2017
  • EC1722CONACT - Utilities: Construction Activity by Utilities for the U.S.: 2017

Links includes all released geographies and NAICS codes.

Core Business Statistics

Core Business Statistics produce content about Franchise businesses along with comparative and bridge reports for 2017 and 2012 data.

The data will be released in December 2021.

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