Among the many resources they made available were some websites that have a treasure trove of data that can be immensly helpful to you and your business. Below are a few of those sites:
- PA Open For Business: Contains a variety of information about how to open a business in Pennsylvania, including links to possible grant and loan programs.
- Lehigh Valley Financing: Run by the Small Business Development Center, this site has info on how to finance your business dream.
- Census: It may seem obvious, but make sure you check out the Census website - it has every bit of general demographic data you could ask for. Best of all, you can customize your search to specifically where you are looking.
- ZIPskinny: Type in any zip code and this site will give you a great (and easily readable) breakdown of the its demographics. You can also compare one zip code to another, make charts, check out schools and more.