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2015 County Business Patterns

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How These Numbers Help Businesses

Transcript (SRT): Businesses can use County Business Patterns data for analyzing market potential, measuring the effectiveness of sales, advertising programs, setting sales quotas, and developing budgets.

Data Timeframe Explanation

Transcript (SRT):  County Business Patterns provides the only detailed annual information on the number of establishments' employment during the week of March twelfth, first quarter and annual payroll. The County Business Patterns estimates are derived from the Census Bureau's Company Organization Survey and Internal Revenue Service administrative data. The estimates represent both point in time and annual data.

California Takes Top Three Spots in Employment Growth

Transcript (SRT): California was a larger state by both number of establishments and employment during the week of March twelfth. For the second year in a row San Francisco led employment growth. Three other counties in California led the top ten counties in employment growth.

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