Entries by Joe Demski

What can an LQ do for you?

INTRODUCTION Location Quotients (LQ) compare the relative concentration in a specific area to the concentration in the U.S. They are mainly used for descriptive and comparative purposes for analyzing Industrial or Employment concentration. The technique compares one economy to a larger, reference economy. LQs identify specializations or weaknesses in the reference economy.   DETAILS There are […]

Occupation Data

INTRODUCTION The Occupation Data header contains information about all of the Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) data in your Region. The SOC categorizes jobs into one of 823 detailed occupations which contains 459 broad groups, 96 minor groups, and 23 major groups. This article outlines descriptions of the terms and categories found within the tables.  Occupation Data only […]