Headwaters Economics

Economic Profile System

Download socioeconomic reports of communities, counties, & states, including aggregations and comparisons. The Economic Profile System (EPS) uses federal data sources, including the Bureaus of Economic Analysis, Census, & others. EPS is also known as the Human Dimensions Toolkit by the Forest Service.

Reports by Topic

Socioeconomic Measures
A report on long-term trends in population, employment, personal income, income by industry, wages, and unemployment.
Available Geographies:
To display information for a single geography, run the report for that geography alone. If more than one geography is selected, they are aggregated into a "region".
Demographics
A report of Census data describing population, age distribution, race and ethnicity, poverty and income, housing affordability, language, and education.
Available Geographies:
If more than one geography is selected, information for each is displayed. Also displayed is the information for the "region".
Summary
An overview of demographic, industry-specific economic, and land use characteristics.
Available Geographies:
If more than one geography is selected, information for each is displayed. Also displayed is the information for the "region".
Land Use
A report describing land ownership, such as acres of Forest Service and BLM; land cover; and trends in residential development.
Available Geographies:
If more than one geography is selected, information for each is displayed. Also displayed is the information for the "region".
Tourism
A report showing characteristics of tourism-related industries and economies including seasonal employment and housing.
Available Geographies:
If more than one geography is selected, information for each is displayed. Also displayed is the information for the "region".
Agriculture
A report covering trends in farm and ranch employment, personal income, corporate income, land use and other characteristics.
Available Geographies:
If more than one geography is selected, information for each is displayed. Also displayed is the information for the "region".
Non-Labor Income
A report describing trends in non-labor income such as retirement and investment income, and hardship-related transfer payments.
Available Geographies:
If more than one geography is selected, information for each is displayed. Also displayed is the information for the "region".
Mining, including Oil & Gas
A report describing which industries comprise mining (including energy development) and temporal trends in employment and wages.
Available Geographies:
If more than one geography is selected, information for each is displayed. Also displayed is the information for the "region".
Timber
A report showing trends in timber industries, including logging, sawmills and paper mills, and wood products manufacturing.
Available Geographies:
If more than one geography is selected, information for each is displayed. Also displayed is the information for the "region".
Government
A report showing trends in employment and personal income earned in local, state, and federal jobs (including military).
Available Geographies:
If more than one geography is selected, information for each is displayed. Also displayed is the information for the "region".
Services
A report describing the various components of the services sectors and how income, employment and wages have changed over time.
Available Geographies:
If more than one geography is selected, information for each is displayed. Also displayed is the information for the "region".
Federal Land Payments
A report showing federal land payments made to county governments from programs such as Payment in Lieu of Taxes (PILT).
Available Geographies:
If more than one geography is selected, information for each is displayed. Also displayed is the information for the "region".
Amenities
A report showing amenity indicators associated with economic development including in-migration and growth in services sectors.
Available Geographies:
If more than one geography is selected, information for each is displayed. Also displayed is the information for the "region".
Wildland Urban Interface
A report describing housing patterns adjacent to fire-prone forested public lands. Available only for western counties and states.
Available Geographies:
If more than one geography is selected, information for each is displayed. Also displayed is the information for the "region".
Select one or more geographies to populate the report.
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For more information, contact:
Patricia Gude at 406.599.7425 or [email]