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Number Of Businesses In Idaho Are Still Well Below The Pre-Recession Peak

The U.S. Census Bureau has taken a closer look at business on the state and county levels. The agency released this map today that shows where Idaho’s businesses are concentrated, their estimated number of employees and the estimated annual payroll. The 2011 data from the American Community Survey shows there were 42,399 businesses in Idaho, […]

Census Launches First Mobile App

If you’re hungry for raw economic statistics, the U.S. Census Bureau has launched its first mobile app. The app is available for Android users now. Apple users will have to wait a few weeks. The Census app promises info on 16 key economic indicators including; wholesale and retail trade, unemployment, construction and personal income. The […]

U.S. Poverty Rate at Highest Level in Years

Some bad news today from the U.S. Census Bureau.  The most recent poverty numbers show that the national rate grew to 15.1 percent in 2010. “Another 2.6 million people slipped below the poverty line in 2010, meaning 46.2 million people now live in poverty in the United States, the highest number in the 52 years […]

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