Resources on Industries, Competitors & Statistics
The resources listed here include books and web sites that provide information on
industries, competition, and statistics.
Industry & Competition
General Statistical Resources
Census Bureau, Economic Programs
Access a huge variety of economic data from the United States Census Bureau
including the Annual Survey of Manufactures, economic data by sector, and
statistics of U.S. businesses.
Magazines Online, Business Source Premier
Locate business and industry information from several thousand popular,
academic, and trade publications. Access online via the DPL web page (library
North American Industry Classification System
(Reference 338.02 UNITED STATES -- Bend, La Pine, Redmond)
Access to a common code for business establishments in the United States, Mexico,
and Canada. These 6-digit codes are used to identify the activity of businesses
and industries. Use these codes in a variety of resources to identify statistical
data or locating businesses within a region.
Oregon Business-to-Business Sales & Marketing Directory
(Reference 338.7 AMERICAN -- Bend, Redmond)
Directory of Oregon businesses. Offers brief descriptive data regarding size,
sales, and credit ratings.
Phone Directories (ReferenceUSA)
Access to the yellow and white pages for the United States. Access
online via the DPL web page ( library card required).
RMA Annual Statement Studies
(Reference 338 RMA -- Bend)
Contains composite financial data on manufacturing, wholesaling, retailing, service,
and contracting lines of business.
Standard & Poor’s Industry Surveys
(Reference 332.67 STANDARD -- Bend)
Provides narrative and statistical information on major industry groupings.
Thomas Register of American Manufacturers
(Reference 670.2 THOMAS REG -- Bend, Redmond)
A directory of U.S. manufacturers. The online version is searchable by product
or service and may be limited geographically by state.
U.S. Industry and Trade Outlook
(Reference 338.0973 U.S. INDUSTRY -- Bend, Redmond)
Provides analyses of major U.S. industries, industry-specific outlooks for international
trade, and discussions of domestic and global economic conditions.
Commercial Atlas & Marketing Guide
(ATLAS 912 RAND -- Bend, La Pine, Redmond, Sisters)
Economic and geographic information for the United States. The section titled
Statistics by State includes basic business data for each county, with data
on population, wholesale trade, and manufacturing.
State & County Quick Facts
Quick, easy access to facts about people, business, and geography at the national,
state, county, and city levels.
Statistical Abstract of the United States
(Reference 317.3 UNITED STATES -- Bend, La Pine, Redmond, Sisters, Sunriver)
The most comprehensive summary of statistics in the United States. Can be
used as a source of statistics and a guide to other statistical sources.
United States Census Bureau
Access to all of the data resources from the US Census Bureau.
University of Michigan Documents
A comprehensive web directory of statistical resources.
Economic Development for Central Oregon
The most comprehensive, current and reliable source for statistical and demographic
data, economic and business development information, and business-related links
for the tri-county area.
Oregon Economic & Community Development
This state department assists businesses and communities throughout Oregon
with economic and cultural development. Select the section on Assisting Businesses
for information on economic data and other small business assistance.
(Reference 331.21 OREGON and Oregon Government Documents Em.7w12 -- Bend)
Provides wage data for hundreds of occupations for a broad spectrum of wage rates
from many sectors of Oregon's economy. Available in print and online.
Profile, Region 10
(Reference 330.979 REGIONAL - Bend, La Pine, Redmond, Sunriver)
Demographic and economic profile of the tri-county area (Crook, Deschutes, and Jefferson
Annual Survey of Manufacturers
Provides sample estimates of statistics for all manufacturing establishments
with one or more paid employee.
Free access to business calculators - find out your business valuation,
cash flow needs, and more from this handy site.
Business Data (RDS TableBase)
Access to thousands of data tables covering more than 90 industries. International
in scope, it covers such topics as company and brand rankings, industry and product
forecasts, production and consumption statistics, market share and more! Access
online via the DPL web page (library card required).
Business Statistics of the United States
Reference 338 BUSINESS
Includes basic data for a wide variety of U.S. industries, services, and economic
The Economic Census profiles American business every 5 years, from the national
to the local level. The main reports fall into three categories - industries,
geographic areas and subjects. Note that the current available reports from
2002 being published from 2004 through 2006.
From the SBA's Office of Advocacy, this site links to hundreds of statistical
reports created specifically for small business research. Scroll to the bottom
of the page to browse reports by year or subject.
The main source for population, housing, economic, and geographic data for
the United States. Get a quick fact sheet for the area or get detailed reports
through customized searching.
County & City Extra
(Reference 317.3 COUNTY - Bend)
A source of socio-economic data for metropolitan areas, counties and cities. Includes
population, income, employment and education statistics.
Sourcebook of Zip Code Demographics
(Reference 304.6 SOURCEBOOK - Bend)
Statistics on population, income, age, race, education, and employment for every
zip code in the United States.