Categories: Data intermediaries and integrators; regional industries and economies

Overview: STATS America is a service of the Indiana Business Research Center at Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business that accesses data items from hundreds of data sets from federal and state sources, along with some commercial or private source data.  To ensure total accuracy, all data are verified first in analyzing the source of data. STATS America adds value to these data through easy access and functionality, while acknowledging the agency source of the data on every table, profile or map.  The database provides access to calculations, graphs, comparisons of time or geography, time series and maps.

Units of Analysis: States, counties & metropolitan areas; flexible Radius Region Builder tool

Form: Aggregate data tables

Key Data Topics:

  • Economy
  • Education
  • Income & taxes
  • Population & Housing
  • Workforce

Timeframe: Variable, depends on data source

Frequency: Data are updated as they are released from the sources; an online tracks release

Access: Free

Potential Uses for Regional Analysis: Assess strengths and weaknesses of regional economies, particularly with regard to brainpower and innovation

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