U.S. Bureau of the Census - American Factfinder - The number one portal and starter point for all demographic research. It includes a variety of options for research for everyone. Contains options for very basic end-users to detailed tables.
U.S. Bureau of the Census - Fact Sheets - A quick way to get profiles of individual County's and municipalities for both the 2000 Census and the latest American Community Survey.
U.S. Bureau of the Census - Local Employment Dynamics - An array of data tools aimed at getting information and analysis of local labor markets.
U.S. Bureau of the Census - Address Look-Up Tool - Excellent for finding demographic for specific locations. Also helpful for SONYMA Census Tract look-up. Contains both Census 2000 and American Community Survey information.
U.S. Census Bureau's Main Site - Originating Point for all of the U.S. Census Bureau's activities.
U.S. Bureau of the Census - County Business Patterns - County Business Patterns is an annual series that provides subnational economic data by industry. The series is useful for studying the economic activity of small areas; analyzing economic changes over time; and as a benchmark for statistical series, surveys, and databases between economic censuses. Businesses use the data for analyzing market potential, measuring the effectiveness of sales and advertising programs, setting sales quotas, and developing budgets. Government agencies use the data for administration and planning.
U.S. Bureau of the Census - Transportation Planning Package - Special Data Compiled by the U.S. Census Bureau at the request of the United States Department of Transportation.
U.S. Bureau of the Census - Population Estimates
U.S. Bureau of the Census - American Community Survey Homepage - Major survey conducted annually that has replaced the Census Long Form.
Hud User - HUD USER is the definitive source for research and data that offers an in-depth view of housing in the United States.
National Center for Education Statistics - The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), is the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.
New York State Data Center - New York State's Affiliate with the Census Bureau. Great starting point for NYS research.
New York State Department of Education - Cotains Demographic information on individual schoools and their districts.
New York State Department of Labor - Main Statistics Page
Catalog of Administrative Data Sources for Neighborhood Indicators - PDF - Good starting point for finding demographic information.
IPUMS - IPUMS-USA is an integrated series of representative samples drawn from the U.S. censuses of 1850 to 2000 and the Puerto Rican censuses of 1910 to 2000. IPUMS-USA also includes American Community Survey (ACS) data from 2000 to 2006.
NYSAR - NY State Association of Realtors - Data on Real Estate Sales
University of Virginia Historical Census Look-Up Tool - From 1870 to the 1960 Census.
Ulster County Business Resource Center – a one-stop shop for business development, education, and training to the area.
Ulster County Development Corporation - UCDC - UCDC is a private, not-for-profit organization with a mission of creating and maintaining jobs through the attraction of new business or the retention and expansion of existing business.
Ulster County Tourism - This website is the portal for all recreational and vacation resources for Ulster County.
Chamber of Commerce Ulster County - The Chamber of Commerce of Ulster County is a not-for-profit membership corporation that provides services and advocacy on behalf of its membership and the community at large to advance the economic health and vitality of Ulster County.
Southern Ulster Chamber of Commerce - The Southern Ulster Chamber of Commerce mission is clear: Create a strong voice for local business. Improve the local economy. Help our neighbors network. Promote our area’s high quality of life. Serve as a Tourist Information Center. Identify and create resources for commerce.
Kingston Midtown Business Association - Represents Kingston's Midtown area, which follows Broadway from Albany Avenue to the intersection of Broadway and McIntee Street. We actively promote the interests of our members' businesses and institutions.
Kingston Uptown Business Association (KUBA)- Kuba's mission statement is: To provide leadership, foster trade and commerce and interface actively with the local government in efforts to promote Uptown Kingston as a viable place to visit, work and live. KUBA (Kingston Uptown Business Association) is a wholly voluntary, not-for-profit organization.
Rondout Business Association - The Rondout Business Assocation serves the businesses located in the City of Kingston's downtown waterfront area.
New Paltz Regional Chamber - The New Paltz Regional Chamber of Commerce is organized for the purpose of advancing the business, industrial, agricultural and civic interests of New Paltz and the surrounding areas.
Rondout Valley Business Assocation - The mission of the Rondout Valley Business Association is to improve the economic health and general well-being of the greater Rondout Valley.
Rosendale Chamber of Commerce - The Chamber of Commerce is organized to promote business activity and economic development in every area of the Town of Rosendale.
Saugerties Area Chamber of Commerce - The Saugerties Area Chamber of Commerce (SACC) is a not-for-profit organization devoted to improving the business climate in the Saugerties Area. Businesses serving the Saugerties community, regardless of location, are welcome to join.
Ellenville-Wawarsing Chamber of Commerce - The Ellenville - Wawarsing Chamber of Commerce promotes economic development, tourism, community betterment, legislative action, and programs to make the Town of Wawarsing a better place in which to live and make a living.
Woodstock Chamber of Commerce and Arts - The Woodstock Chamber of Commerce and Art's develops, encourages, promotes and protects the commercial, professional, financial, artistic and general business interests of the Town of Woodstock, New York.
New York State Empire State Development - Empire State Development (ESD) is New York State's lead economic development agency.
United States Small Business Administration – an independent agency of the federal government to aid, counsel, assist and protect the interests of small business concerns.
CaRDI Community & Economic Development Toolbox - Provides accessible tools to local community and economic development (CED) practitioners. The Tool Box is a joint collaboration between Cornell University and Penn State University and is maintained by the Community and Rural Development Institute (CaRDI) located at Cornell University
Center for Community and Economic Development – CCED University of Wisconsin Extension creates, applies and transfers multidisciplinary knowledge to help people understand community change and identify opportunities.
Corporation for Enterprise Development - Promotes asset-building and Economic opportunity strategies, primarily in low-income and distressed communities
Downtown Research & Development Center - Resources for downtown development and revitalization
Economic Development Administration - U.S. Department of Commerce
Municipal Research and Services Center of Washington - Provides information on what Washington local governments can do to foster and promote economic development, on strategies some local governments are using in their communities, and on available funding sources.
National Association of Development Organizations - Resource for regional development organizations in small metropolitan and rural America
National Main Street Center, National Trust for Historic Preservation - Commercial revitalization through historic preservation and Economic development
National Rural Development Partnership (NRDP) - Acts as a non-partisan forum for identifying, discussing, and acting on issues affecting rural America.
Additional Economic Development Resource Links
NYS Dept. of Environmental Conservation (DEC) - Main Site
American Planning Association
The Catskill Center
NYS Transportation Links
Local Transportation Links
MPOs and MPO Association Links
Poughkeepsie-Dutchess MPO (PDCTC)
Modern Roundabouts/Traffic Circles - Everything You Want to Know