County Business Patterns, 1994 [United States]: U.S. Summary, State and County Data

Resource Type
Dataset : aggregate data
  • United States Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census
Other Title
  • Archival Version (Subtitle)
Collective Title
  • County Business Patterns [United States] Series
Publication Date
Free Keywords
agricultural services; business conditions; businesses; construction industry; counties; economic conditions; employment; finance; manufacturing industry; mining industry; public utilities; real estate; retail industry; service industry; trade; transportation; wages and salaries
  • Abstract

    The total number of business establishments, mid-March employment figures, and first quarter and annual payrolls are supplied in this data collection at the county, state, and national levels. Also provided are data on the number of establishments by employment-size class. Data are provided for most divisions of the economy, including agricultural services, mining, construction, manufacturing, transportation, public utilities, wholesale trade, retail trade, finance, insurance, real estate, and services. However, data are not included for agriculture production, railroad, government, or household employment.
  • Table of Contents


    • DS0: Study-Level Files
    • DS1: United States Summary Data
    • DS2: State Summary Data
    • DS3: County Summary Data, Census Geographic Division 1
    • DS4: County Summary Data, Census Geographic Division 2
    • DS5: County Summary Data, Census Geographic Division 3
    • DS6: County Summary Data, Census Geographic Division 4
    • DS7: County Summary Data, Census Geographic Division 5
    • DS8: County Summary Data, Census Geographic Division 6
    • DS9: County Summary Data, Census Geographic Division 7
    • DS10: County Summary Data, Census Geographic Division 8
    • DS11: County Summary Data, Census Geographic Division 9
Temporal Coverage
  • Time period: 1994
  • Collection date: 1994
Geographic Coverage
  • United States
All business establishments with one or more paid employees in the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and counties, excluding agriculture production, railroad, government, and household employment. Government hospitals were included beginning with the 1989 data.
Collection Mode
  • The codebook is provided as a Portable Document Format (PDF) file. The PDF file format was developed by Adobe Systems Incorporated and can be accessed using PDF reader software, such as the Adobe Acrobat Reader. Information on how to obtain a copy of the Acrobat Reader is provided through the ICPSR Website on the Internet.

2006-01-12 All files were removed from dataset 12 and flagged as study-level files, so that they will accompany all downloads.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • 2280 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)
  • Is previous version of
    DOI: 10.3886/ICPSR02280.v1
  • Gladstone, David L.. Tourism Urbanization in the United States. Urban Affairs Review.34, (1), 3-27.1998.
    • ID: 10.1177/107808749803400101 (DOI)

Update Metadata: 2015-08-05 | Issue Number: 6 | Registration Date: 2015-06-15