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.
EPS Technical Information
For data sources referred to in the table below as having monthly, annual, or five‐year update frequencies, Headwaters Economics processes newly released datasets within a maximum of 90 days post publication by each individual data source. Therefore, EPS reports always show the latest available numbers to within 90 days of each data source release date.
|Data Source||Update Frequency||Last Update||Time Period Covered||EPS Reports|
|U.S. Department of Commerce. Census Bureau, American Community Survey Office, Washington, D.C.||Annually||February-2019||2010-2017||Amenities, Demographics, Tourism|
|U.S. Department of Interior. Payments in Lieu of Taxes (PILT), Washington, D.C.||Annually||December-2018||1986-2017||Fedpayments, Summary|
|U.S. Department of Agriculture. Forest Service, Washington, D.C.||Annually||December-2018||1986-2017||Fedpayments, Summary|
|U.S. Department of Interior. Bureau of Land Management, Washington, D.C.||Annually||December-2018||1986-2017||Fedpayments, Summary|
|U.S. Department of Interior. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Washington, D.C.||When Available||December-2018||1986-2017||Fedpayments, Summary|
|U.S. Department of Interior. Office of Natural Resources Revenue, Washington, D.C.||Annually||December-2018||1986-2017||Fedpayments, Summary|
|U.S. Department of Labor. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages, Washington, D.C.||Annually||November-2018||1990-2017||Agriculture, Government, Measures, Mining, Services, Timber, Tourism|
|U.S. Department of Commerce. Census Bureau, Nonemployer Statistics, Washington, D.C.||Annually||September-2018||1998-2016||Mining, Timber|
|U.S. Department of Commerce. Census Bureau, County Business Patterns, Washington, D.C.||Annually||May-2018||1998-2016||Amenities, Mining, Services, Summary, Timber, Tourism|
|U.S. Department of Commerce. Census Bureau, Population Division, Washington, D.C.||Annually||May-2018||2000-2017||Amenities, Measures|
|U.S. Department of Labor. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Local Area Unemployment Statistics, Washington, D.C.||Monthly||March-2018||1976-2017||Measures, Summary, Tourism|
|U.S. Department of Commerce. Bureau of Economic Analysis, Regional Economic Accounts, Washington, D.C.||Annually||November-2017||1970-2016||Agriculture, Amenities, Government, Measures, Nonlabor, Summary|
|U.S. Department of Interior. U.S. Geological Survey, Gap Analysis Program. Protected Areas Database of the United States (PADUS) version 1.4, Moscow, ID||Unscheduled||October-2016||2016||Amenities, Landuse, Summary|
|U.S. Department of Agriculture. National Agricultural Statistics Service, Census of Agriculture, Washington, D.C.||Every Five Years||September-2015||2012||Agriculture|
|U.S. Department of Commerce. Census Bureau, Governments Division, Washington, D.C.||Every Five Years||March-2015||1987-2012||Fedpayments, Summary|
|National Bureau of Economic Research. Cambridge, MA||Unscheduled||October-2013||1969-2012||Measures|
|U.S. Department of Interior. U.S. Geological Survey, NASA MODIS Land Cover Type Yearly L3 Global 1km MOD12Q1, Sioux Falls, SD||Unscheduled||May-2013||2006||Landuse, Summary|
|Theobald, DM. 2013. Land use classes for ICLUS/SERGoM v2013. Unpublished report, Colorado State University||Unscheduled||May-2013||2000-2010||Amenities, Landuse, Summary|
|Gude, P.H., Rasker, R., and van den Noort, J. 2008. Potential for Future Development on Fire-Prone Lands. Journal of Forestry 106(4):198-205; U.S. Department of Commerce. 2011. TIGER/Line 2010 Census Blocks and 2010 Summary File 1, Washington, D.C.||Unscheduled||May-2013||2010||Summary, WUI|
|Rasker, R. 2006. "An Exploration Into the Economic Impact of Industrial Development Versus Conservation on Western Public Lands." Society and Natural Resources. 19(3): 191-207||Unscheduled||na||0000||Amenities, Landuse, Summary|
|U.S. Department of Agriculture. Forest Service, Land Areas Report, Washington, D.C.||Unscheduled||na||2009||Landuse|
|U.S. Department of Commerce. Census Bureau, 2000 Decennial Census, Washington, D.C.||Decennially||na||2000||Demographics|
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