Business Builders: Census Data for Small Businesses

LEARNING AREA: Nonprofit Governance, Economic Development
MKI Training


Ana Maria Garcia, US Census Bureau


2 hours




Learn how to access statistics on the characteristics of customers in your market and businesses in your industry, and much more using the Census Business Builder. This training is designed for entrepreneurs interested in growing their business, raising their awareness of their market and local competition, researching site locations, developing a business plan, among many other uses. The Census Business Builder allows you to visualize these data on a map of your selected area, as well as to produce a data report that can be used for your business plan and more. You will also find out how the Census Bureau measures key information about businesses and industries in this overview of our economic programs.

Ana-Maria Garcia is a Data Dissemination Specialist for the US Census Bureau. She covers the New England region and has educated professionals about the US Census data for over 10 years.

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Registration fee

$35 Regular, $25 MACDC Member, $15 Student/Americorps/Intern