BU496 Organizational Problem Solving

Demographics

Nielsen/Claritas Segmentation and Market Solutions
Demographic and lifestyle/market characteristics of areas within the United States. A consumer market research tool that provides access to segmentation, demographics, and targeting data for media planners and consumer marketers; understand target audiences, their consumer behavior and lifestyles and have access to detailed reports and maps.

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Statista
Statista is a statistics portal that integrates thousands of diverse topics of data and facts from a wide range of sources onto a single platform. Categorized into market sectors, Statista provides access to quantitative facts on agriculture, finance, politics, and additional areas of interest. Sources of information include market researchers, trade publications, scientific journals, and government databases.

Statistical Abstracts database indexes annual volumes from present back to 1800's

Statistical Insight
Statistics available as indexed tables from federal, state, and international intergovernmental (IGO) publications; searches American Statistics Index, Statistical Reference Index, and Index to International Statistics; provides links to web sites, governmental and nongovernmental; allows keyword searching.

 

Business & Industry Data from US Census

Data by Geography
Statistics covering a variety of areas including payroll and firm size by location in the US

 

Consumer Spending

American Marketplace (2015) 

Household spending (2014)

The NonProfit Almanac: The Essential Facts and Figures for Managers, Researchers, and Volunteers               REF HD 2769.2 .U6 N64 2016

Nielsen/Claritas Segmentation and Market Solutions
Demographic and lifestyle/market characteristics of areas within the United States. A consumer market research tool that provides access to segmentation, demographics, and targeting data for media planners and consumer marketers; understand target audiences, their consumer behavior and lifestyles and have access to detailed reports and maps.

Consumer expenditure survey   Information on the buying habits of American consumers, including data on their expenditures, income, and consumer unit (families and single consumers) characteristics  

 

VT Businesses

Vermont Business Directory 2018 REF HF5065 .V5 V47 2018

 

Grant Funding

Annual Register of Grant Support: A Directory of Funding Sources               REF AS 911 .A2 A67 2016

 

Cost of Living Calculators

CNN Money

Living Wage Calculator

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