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Market Research Databases
Some of the relevant reports in Mintel include the following:
"Content Consumption: TV and Movies - US - August 2016"
"Televisions - US - August 2016"
"Movie Sales and Rentals - US - August 2015"
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Market research reports from leading research firms, as well as reports from MarketLooks. Subjects covered include consumer & personal products, demographics, engineering & construction, food & beverage, and more.
Data Census Gov
This database from the U.S. Census provides information about people, including
Esri Zip Code Lookup Tool
Use the Zip lookup tool to identify the top three lifestyle characteristics of a zip code. A subscription is required to access the full database.
Zip Code Look-Up
From Claritas, use the Zip Code Look-Up tool to find demographics for zip codes. Subscription required to access the full database.
County Level Data Sets
From the USDA - ERS, this site provides state and county-level data on population, poverty, education, employment, unemployment, and median household income.
An interactive site allowing you to find information using zip codes, demographics and displaying results using percentile ranks (0-99). Difficult to verify its authority or how data is obtained.
Library Reference Sources
When doing market research the investigator, at the very least, wants to find out demographics, income, and who is spending money on a product. The sources here will help with this process.
American Incomes : Demographics of Who Has Money
This 2016 online source "looks at household income trends by age, household type, race and ethnicity, education, region of residence, and work status...It includes an analysis of hard-to-get discretionary income figures, produced by New Strategists' statisticians specifically for this book."
The Baby Boom : Americans Born 1946 to 1964
This 2015 source provides insights for this demographic in a number of areas (e.g., attitudes, health, spending).
Demographics of consumer demand. Find the best and biggest customers for hundreds of individual products and services. Published in 2014.
This publication fom Richard K. Miller & Associates provides trends on consumer behavior across a wide range of industries and demographics. Clicking on the title will direct you to various library editions it owns, some in print, and another online.
Consumer Marketing 2016-2017
This electronic handbook from Richard K. Miller & Associates assesses 48 disciplines of consumer marketing, from Advertising to Customer Services, to Yellow Pages Directories. Clicking on the title will direct you to the Library Catalog record with the online link to the document.
Generation X : Americans Born 1965 to 1976
Published in 2015, this source provides statistical information on the attitudes and behavior, education, health, income, labor force, living arrangements, popoulation, spending and wealth of young adults born from 1965 to 1976.
Household Spending : Who Spends How Much and on What.
2014 ed. of this source presents data on consumer spending, including apparel, entertainment, financial products and services, health care, gifts, housing, and transportation. Provides an overview of spending trends.
The Millennials : Americans Born 1977 to 1994
Statistical information on the attitudes and behavior, education, health, income, labor force, living arrangements, popoulation, spending and wealth of young adults born from 1977 to 1994. Published in 2015.
Older Americans : A Changing Market
This source provides "the characteristics of the older population today and tomorrow. It details the lifestyles, incomes, and spending patterns of people aged 55 and older." Published in 2012.
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