The EDCIC works hard to provide important, unbiased information that will help our businesses make the best decisions for them. EDCIC reports are listed below with a short description and their file size.
Island County Demographics Report
Demographics play an integral role in any local economy. For instance, the goods and services needed to support a family with young children differs dramatically from those needed for a retired couple. This report presents basic demographic data about Island County so the reader can gain an understanding of how demographics might affect their local area.
Report is currently being updated.
What is a living wage in Island County? Which business sector pays that wage? What sectors have poverty level wages? Island County is unique. From shipbuilding to farming, furniture making to medical device manufacturing, the county has a large mix of businesses and occupations with a broad scale of wages. Only information from a local level could possibly address this diversity.
Taxable Retail Sales
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 retail sales results to compare them.
NASWI Economic Impact Report 2020
This report takes a look at the economic impact that Naval Air Station Whidbey Island has on Island County.
Navy Cross Reference 2016
Navy veterans offer employers a workforce schooled in a solid work ethic, understanding the benefits of hard work and committed to teamwork. However, due to the unique occupations required by the Navy, understanding the skills a sailor possesses if often confusing for employers. This cross reference is created to help. In this document you will find a civilian occupation and then the corresponding Navy enlisted rate that has some or all the skills in that occupation.