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Guides for Economic Developers

CEDS Resources

Various data tools to help with developing your CEDS.

Investment Strategies

Data to help with making community investment decisions.

University Centers

Strategies for academic research and technical assistance.

Regional Decision

Resources for regional planning

Regional Profiles

Build customized regional data profiles based on the geographies you choose.

Anywhere USA

View a detailed demographic profile for your local area, including state, county, city, town, township, school district and tribal areas.

USA Counties in Profile

Population, housing, income and labor force data for any U.S. county.

USA States in Profile

Find information on the demographic and workforce data for any of the 50 states.

USA Towns in Profile

Individual profiles for all cities and towns nationwide.

Innovation Intelligence

Analyze regional characteristics related to innovation and entrepreneurship to help advance economic development strategies.

Innovation Intelligence

Innovation Intelligence

Gain insight into the innovation capacity and innovative output of a region.

Specialized Tools

Purpose-built for disaster resilience, opportunity zones, CEDS and more.

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Counties with FEMA declared disasters within a specified time range.

Big Radius Tool

Create a radius from 25-500 miles and view info on people, industries and workers.

CEDS Resource Library

Searchable access to comprehensive economic development strategies (CEDS) by economic development districts nationwide.

City-to-County Finder

Enter a city to find out the county where it is located.

Measuring Distress

Quickly calculate whether a county, region or neighborhood meets certain federal grant thresholds.

The Regionizer

Build customized regional data profiles based on the counties you choose.

USA Opportunity Zones

An array of data insights for opportunity zones including state, Economic Development District, EDA region, and Congressional district-level reports.

Other Resources

These are resources from us and from other organizations that can be useful in economic development, and in some cases were also supported by the U.S. EDA. We encourage you to click on these to see how they might help you in your work.

COVID-19 Resource Hub

Access useful data and tools to help understand the size, scale and scope of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Geographic Resources

Easy access to geographic codes, shapefiles, bridge files and more.


Find the latest research on regional economic development.

Census Business Builder

Enter your state, county, city/town or zip code to access summarized detailed demographic information for your region.

National Economic Resilience Data Explorer

Consolidated data on economic distress criteria, COVID-19 impacts, and the existence and emergence of industry clusters.


Map and analyze labor market and commuting data for many geographies, including neighborhoods and custom regions.

QWI Explorer

Explore the full depth and breadth of the Quarterly Workforce Indicators data set with charts and interactive tables.