Database Update: August 2019

Database Counts – U.S.

Business Database Update

  • 131,114 adds/195,415 deletes
  • 250,000 businesses added to Canadian database
  • U.S. contact name increase of 500,000

Consumer Database Update

  • 184 million total households
  • 317 million total individuals
  • 2010 American Community Survey (ACS) data applied to built year, heavy internet user, marketing target models
  • State voter files for Washington, D.C., and Florida added

Top 10 U.S. Metros for Ice Cream

As you may have heard, July 21 was National Ice Cream Day. We asked our data researchers to compile a list of metropolitan areas in the United States with the highest concentration of ice cream-based businesses. For this study, they looked at areas with a minimum population of 500,000. Cities were ranked by number of businesses per 10,000 residents.

Here’s the list of places you’ll most likely get a brain freeze:

1. Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, Ohio-Pennsylvania
2. Portland-South Portland, Maine
3. Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, Florida
4. Scranton-Wilkes-Barre-Hazleton, Pennsylvania
5. Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
6. Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania-New Jersey-Delaware-Maryland
7. Pittsburg, Pennsylvania
8. Toledo, Ohio
9. Harrisburg-Carlisle, Pennsylvania
10. New York-Newark-Jersey City, New York-New Jersey-Pennsylvania