Reports & Studies

The EDC works hard to provide important, unbiased information that will help our businesses make the best decisions for them. EDC reports are listed below with a short description, their file size, and the cost to download.

All reports and studies are available to EDC members at no additional cost. To join the EDC and receive full access, learn more here.

This annually updated report provides a snapshot overview of Island County, including important information such as demographic and workforce statistics, transportation and education options, recreation facilities, and more.

This interactive tool makes interpreting trends in taxable retail sales across industries. Simply plug in the NAICS code for whichever industry you're interested in, and you can see the quarterly…

A survey of producer and consumer needs in agricultural and cottage industries in Island County. Recommendations for increased profitability in agriculture.

This report compares reported taxable retail sales for calendar years 2013 and 2012 for the four reporting areas in Island County.

It is well known by Island County residents that the county has a large number of weekend and vacation homes. What’s not known is how many. Using Census information provides…

This Strategic Plan is, in fact, is an economic development strategy conceived on principles designed to improve economic performance of the fairgrounds property through a change in property management, incremental shifts in…

Each year, the Island County Economic Development Council reaches out to contacts to compile the annual Major Employers list. This list includes self-reported data from public employers and those private…

Each year, the Island County Economic Development Council reaches out to contacts to compile the annual Major Employers list. This list includes self-reported data from public employers and those private…

Each year, the Island County Economic Development Council reaches out to contacts to compile the annual Major Employers list. This list includes self-reported data from public employers and those private…

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