2002 criterion: cities or boroughs with 2,500+ –Townships with 10,000+ inhabitants 2007: cities, boroughs, townships, or CDPs –With 5,000+ inhabitants (from pop estimates) OR –With 5,000+ workers (from Census 2000) Places in the 2007 Economic Census New JerseyNumberAvg. pop 2007 places gained63>6,000 2002 places lost53<4,000 Net gain10
Improved Data Release –American FactFinder (AFF) Data for CDPs, more townships, fewer small places Improved Economy-Wide Key Statistics(EWKS) Revised Industry Classifications North American Product Classification System (NAPCS) New Data: –Pension and Other Fringe Benefits; Franchising Survey of Business Owners 2007 Economic Census
Census Economic Data for Local Areas 5-year intervals –Economic Census –Survey of Business Owners Annual –County Business Patterns –Nonemployer Statistics –Annual Survey of Manufactures –Statistics of U.S. Business Quarterly Quarterly Workforce Indicators
Economic Census Update New Jersey SDC June 11, 2008 Paul Zeisset Economic Planning & Coordination Division 301-763-4151 firstname.lastname@example.org
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