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Ranking communities on different consumer expenditures now easier than ever

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September 2, 2016View for printing

Economic development professionals love facts and figures about their communities. Ask them about educational attainment, population breakdowns by age, tax incentives, supply chain logistics, and the like, they will be very happy to oblige.

That data is obviously very important. And businesses looking to expand or relocate will certainly be interested to hear more, which is why is far and away the most popular national search engine for businesses and site selectors. But what about using it to research other pressing questions? Like how much they spend, on average, on their hair? Or their kids' clothes. Or entertainment? Or alimony payments?

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Thanks for posting this link. With 1000+ data variables on every single community in the U.S., has become the #1 national site selection portal for businesses seeking locations. Free searches, community rankings, social sharing and more - it's an invaluable tool for place marketing. We're pleased to see economic developers taking advantage of all this freely available data. Check it out here:

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