US Taxonomy & Dataset Charts
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Taxonomy Chart

Name

Abbreviation

Publishing Agency

Data Source that Determines Update

Lightcast 2024.1

Lightcast 2023.4

Lightcast 2023.3

Lightcast 2023.2

Lightcast 2023.1

MSA

Census Bureau

MSA Delineation Files

March 2020

March 2020

March 2020

March 2020

March 2020

FIPS

NIST

Usually QCEW

2015

2015

2015

2015

2015

NAICS

Census Bureau

QCEW

2022

2022

2022

2017

2017

CIP

NCES

IPEDS

2020

2020

2020

2020

2020

SOC

BLS

OEWS

2021

2021

2021

2021

2021

ONET

ETA

ONET

27/3

27.3

27.3

27.2

27.1

*Lightcast SOC 2021 is almost identical to the SOC2018-based occupation classification currently used by OEWS. For more information see Lightcast SOC

Dataset Chart

This section lists major sources and what "vintage" of each source was used in the last four dataruns. Click the hyperlinked name to read more about the source and what role it plays in Lightcast data.

Bolded items indicate an update.

Name

Abbreviation

Source

Lightcast 2024.1

Lightcast 2023.4

Lightcast 2023.3

Lightcast 2023.2

Lightcast 2023.1

QCEW

BLS

2023Q2

2023Q1

2022Q4

2022Q3

2022Q2

OEWS

BLS

2022

2022

2022

2021

2021

NIOEM

BLS

2022-2032

2022-2032

2021-2031

2021-2031

2021-2031

EP

BLS

2022-2032

2022-2032

2021-2031

2021-2031

2021-2031

CEX

BLS

2022

2021

2021

2021

2021

SPI

BEA

2022

2021

2021

2021

2021

LPI

BEA

2022

2021

2021

2021

2021

MUTs

BEA

2021

2021

2021

2021

2021

National Income & Product Accounts

NIPA

BEA

2023Q3

2023Q2

2023Q1

2022Q3

2022Q3

Gross Domestic Product by State

GSP

BEA

2022

2022

2022

2022

2022

ACS

Census

2022

2021

2021

2021

2021

CBP

Census

2021

2021

2021

2020

2020

ZIP Code Business Patterns

ZBP

Census

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Nonemployer Statistics

NES

Census

2020

2020

2019

2019

2019

Current Population Survey Tabulations

CPS

Census

2022

2021

2021

2021

2020

State and Local Finances (Census of Government)

COG

Census

2019

2019

2019

2019

2019

POP

Census

2022

2022

2021

2021

2021

LODES

Census

2020

2020

2019

2019

2019

QWI

Census

2023Q4

2023Q3

2023Q2

2022Q3

2022Q3

Railroad Retirement Board

RRB

RRB

2021

2021

2021

2021

2021

ONET

US DOL/

ETA

27.3

27.3

27.3

27.2

27.1

Crime by County

FBI

Federal Bureau of Investigation

2022

2021

2021

2021

2021

IPEDS

2022

2022

2021

2021

2021

Enrollments

IPEDS

2022

2021

2021

2021

2021

Birth/Mortality Data

CDC

Center for Disease Control

2021

2021

2021

2021

2021

Migration Data

Migration

Internal Revenue Service

2021

2020

2020

2020

2020

Cost of Living Data

COLI

C2ER

2022

2022

2022

2022

2022

Database USA

DBUSA

DBUSA

Mar 2023*

Mar 2023

Mar 2022

Mar 2022*

Mar 2022*

2019* Business patterns created from Database USA for modeling ZIP code and Census Tract data.

Business listings displayed in Lightcast tools are from the December 2021 DBUSA database snapshot.

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