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American Fact Finder - a basic source of population, housing, economic, and geographic data from the U.S. Census Bureau.
An annual series from the Department of Commerce that provides economic data by industry for smaller geographic areas. Data available for county, zip code, and metro business areas and may be used for analyzing markets, developing business plans, viewing business competition, and understanding the economic changes of an area.
Consumer Expenditure Survey
The Consumer Expenditure Survey is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Find information here on the buying habits of American consumers.
Gateway to statistics from over 100 U.S. Federal agencies.
Marketing plan information, including plan components, from the Small Business Administration.
Do you need traffic count information for your business or marketing plan? Are you considering a location for a business opportunity? Check out the Eastgate Traffic Count database for Mahoning and Trumbull counties. There is also a link to the State of Ohio’s Department of Transportation traffic count data by county, via the department’s traffic survey reports and traffic survey flow maps.
U.S. Census Bureau
The whole gamut of census information for your business and marketing plans from the U.S. Census Bureau.