American Fact Finder – Population, housing, economic, and geographic data from the U.S. Census Bureau.
Bureau of Economic Analysis – Source of U.S. economic statistics including national income and product accounts (NIPAs), gross domestic product (GDP) and related measures of national, regional, industry and international accounts.
Bureau of Labor Statistics – The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is the principal fact-finding agency for the Federal Government in the broad field of labor economics and statistics. The BLS is an independent national statistical agency that collects, processes, analyzes, and disseminates essential statistical data to the American public, the U.S. Congress, other Federal agencies, State and local governments, business and labor.
BusinessUSA – A tool from the U.S. government to help small businesses quickly connect to the services and information that is relevant to them.
Economic Census – Produced by the U.S. Census Bureau every five years, the economic census profiles American businesses from the local to the national level.
Economic Report of the President – Annual report, written by the Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisors, overviews the nation’s economic progress using text and extensive data appendices, explaining the rationale for the President’s budget submitted to Congress.
Economy at a Glance – The Bureau of Labor Statistics provides data on labor force, wages and salaries, and consumer price index by state, region, or industry.
EDGAR-U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission – EDGAR is the system through which all companies are required to submit registration statements, periodic reports, and other forms. Anyone can access and download the information for free.
E-Stats: Measuring the Electronic Economy – U.S. Census Bureau’s internet site devoted exclusively to ‘Measuring the Electronic Economy.’ This site features recent and upcoming releases, information on methodology, and background papers.
Federal Reserve Archival System for Economic Research (FRASER) – Website consists of over forty thousand pages of historical economic statistical publications, releases and documents.
International Trade Administration – The International Trade Administration (ITA) strengthens the competitiveness of U.S. industry, promotes trade and investment, and ensures fair trade through the rigorous enforcement of our trade laws and agreements.
Louisiana Demographics: Census Data Center – Easy Access to Zip Code, Census Tract, Congressional District, Metro Area, Block Group, and Block Information in Louisiana Census Facts.
Louisiana Works – Gives information about labor market as well as requirements in security, compensation, insurance, labor laws, workplace safety, etc. It also provides information about the labor market in your area.
SBA Office of Women’s Business Ownership – The Office of Women’s Business Ownership’s mission is to establish and oversee a network of Women’s Business Centers (WBCs) throughout the United States and its territories. Through the management and technical assistance provided by the WBCs, entrepreneurs, especially women who are economically or socially disadvantaged, are offered comprehensive training and counseling on a vast array of topics in many languages to help them start and grow their own businesses.
Small Business State Profiles – The Office of Advocacy’s Small Business Profiles for the States and Territories supply data on small businesses in each of the 50 states and the District of Columbia.