Business Support Resources

Economic Data Tools

Organization More Information Service Area Description
American National Standards Institute Website National A standardized set of codes issued by the Institute to ensure uniform identification of geographic entities through all federal government agencies. These standards replace the Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) codes previously issued by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).
Board on Geographic Names (USGS) Website National The U.S. Board on Geographic Names maintains uniform geographic name usage throughout the Federal Government.
Bureau of Economic Analysis (US Department of Commerce) Website National Economic research—national/states/county/metropolitan areas.
Bureau of Labor Statistics (US Department of Labor) Website National Economic research—national/states/county/metropolitan areas.
Business & Industry (US Census Bureau) Website National Economic research—national/states/county.
Center for Economic Studies (US Census Bureau) Website National Access data from research studies/data centers etc.
Centers for Disease Control Website National National research and statistics.
Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Website National Find original data sets including the American Housing Survey HUD median family income limits as well as microdata from research initiatives on topics such as housing discrimination/the HUD-insured multifamily housing stock/the public housing population.
Economic Research Service (US Dept Agriculture) Website National The economics of food; farming; natural resources; rural America.
Federal Housing Finance Agency Website National Provides supervision and regulation of Fannie Mae/Feddie Mac/federal home loan banks.
Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) publications Website National Old standards (placed here for reference). These have been replaced by ANSI codes.
Federal Reserve Website National Economic research—national financial data.
Federal Reserve Bank of St Louis Website National Economic research—national/state financial data.
FedStats Website National Economic research—national/state/local information.
Geological Survey (USGS) Website National Information on biology/geography/geospacial/water maps.
Google Patent Search Website National Search through more than 7 million patents.
Longitudinal Employer-Household Dynamics (US Census Bureau) Website National State and local information.
National Atlas Website National Federal/state/local map maker.
National Bureau of Economic Research Website National National economic research tools.
North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) Website National Industry classification and description—the standard used by federal statistical agencies in classifying business establishments for the purpose of collecting and analyzing and publishing statistical data related to the U.S. business economy.
O*NET OnLine Website National National and state occupation information.
Oregon Center for Health Statistics Website Statewide Vital records for the state of Oregon.
Oregon Department of Transportation—Maps Website Statewide Access Oregon city and county transportation maps.
Oregon Employment Department Data Website Statewide Find economic data for Oregon.
Oregon Geospatial Enterprise Office Website Statewide Oregon GIS data.
Oregon Population Research Center Website Statewide Oregon population information.
Population (US Census Bureau) Website National National/state/county population and census data.
Portland Maps Website Portland Search Portland's GIS system for portland-area property information.
Regional Economic Analysis Project Website National Economic research—access web-based programs to create graphic trends analysis of local economic indicators and generate shift-share analysis results to diagnose local employment growth. View and download customized tabulations of economic data for the regions and counties of the states compiled by the Regional Income Division of the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA).
Statistics of US Businesses (US Census Bureau) Website National Data about businesses in the United States.
The National Map (USGS) Website National Federal/state/local maps with elevation/roads/geographic names in quadrangle format.
US Energy Information Administration Website National Independent statistics and analysis on energy.
US Maps & Data Website National Federal/state/local geographic data.
US Patent and Trademark Office Website National Patent and trademark information and resources.