Governor’s Office on Business and Economic Development
The Community & Place Based Data Tool is an interactive web-mapping data tool containing up-to-date demographic, industry + business, education, consumer expenditure and occupation data for the cities, counties, and economic regions across California. Economic development partners can visualize and explore robust community data and maps to aid business recruitment and expansion.
Interactive Mapping Tool
This web-based tool can create custom maps with properties, streets, zoning, aerial photos, and other geographic information data sources as well as provides pre-established maps with various data elements.
With your library card, you can access online databases for consumer research, competitive analysis, and marketing plan development. Visit the Central Library Reference Desk at 40 E. Anapamu St.
Locate Your Business on Google Maps
Resources are available to help your business have a presence on Google maps.
Quick Start Guides
State of California specific guidance for 24 business types such as automotive repair, bar shops and beauty salons, contractors, catering businesses, fitness centers and more.
Regional Economic Action Coalition (REACH)
Coalition aimed at increasing economic prosperity to the central coast. The Community Profile provides access to key data in an interactive format and produces sharable infographic. The Site Selection Tool provides a searchable data base of land and building availability.
Starting a New Business
Information guides to inform and guide the decision making process of starting a new business in California.