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Overview of data for designated region

NEA State Agency grants mapped by state, Congressional district, county, and zip code

Regional Snapshot Templated PDF report

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Compare regions to gauge growth and weight against averages


See top creative occupations, wages, industry sales, and earnings. Learn about distribution of grant dollars in your region.

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The Creative Vitality Index within the CVSuite allows for users to compare the creativity of their own communitIES to that of the United States as a whole or to other cities, counties, and states.

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Creative Occupations

CVSuite has jobs, hourly earnings, and location quotient for 85 creative occupations by Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) code


SOC Code and Description

11-2011 Advertising and promotions managers
11-2021 Marketing managers
11-2031 Public relations and fundraising managers
13-1011 Agents and business managers of artists, performers, and athletes
15-1131 Computer programmers
15-1132 Software developers, applications
15-1134 Web developers
17-1011 Architects, except landscape and naval
17-1012 Landscape architects
17-1021 Cartographers and photogrammetrists
17-3011 Architectural and civil drafters
19-3091 Anthropologists and archeologists
19-3093 Historians
21-2021 Directors, religious activities and education
25-1099 Postsecondary teachers
25-4011 Archivists
25-4012 Curators
25-4013 Museum technicians and conservators
25-4021 Librarians
25-4031 Library technicians
25-9011 Audio-visual and multimedia collections specialists
27-1011 Art directors
27-1012 Craft artists
27-1013 Fine artists, including painters, sculptors, and illustrators
27-1014 Multimedia artists and animators
27-1019 Artists and related workers, all other
27-1021 Commercial and industrial designers
27-1022 Fashion designers
27-1023 Floral designers
27-1024 Graphic designers
27-1025 Interior designers
27-1026 Merchandise displayers and window trimmers
27-1027 Set and exhibit designers
27-1029 Designers, all other
27-2011 Actors
27-2012 Producers and directors
27-2031 Dancers
27-2032 Choreographers
27-2041 Music directors and composers
27-2042 Musicians and singers
27-2099 Entertainers and performers, sports, and related workers
27-3011 Radio and television announcers
27-3021 Broadcast news analysts
27-3022 Reporters and correspondents
27-3031 Public relations specialists
27-3041 Editors
27-3042 Technical writers
27-3043 Writers and authors
27-3091 Interpreters and translators
27-3099 Media and communication workers, all other
27-4011 Audio and video equipment technicians
27-4012 Broadcast technicians
27-4013 Radio operators
27-4014 Sound engineering technicians
27-4021 Photographers
27-4031 Camera operators, television, video, and motion picture
27-4032 Film and video editors
27-4099 Media and communication equipment workers, all other
35-1011 Chefs and head cooks
35-1012 First-line supervisors of food preparation and serving workers
35-2013 Cooks, private household
35-2014 Cooks, restaurant
35-2015 Cooks, short order
35-3031 Waiters and waitresses
35-9031 Hosts and hostesses, restaurant, lounge, and coffee shop
39-3031 Ushers, lobby attendants, and ticket takers
39-3092 Costume attendants
39-3099 Entertainment attendants and related workers, all other
39-5091 Makeup artists, theatrical and performance
41-3011 Advertising sales agents
43-4121 Library assistants, clerical
47-2044 Tile and marble setters
47-2161 Plasterers and stucco masons
49-9063 Musical instrument repairers and tuners
51-6041 Shoe and leather workers and repairers
51-6051 Sewers, hand
51-6052 Tailors, dressmakers, and custom sewers
51-7011 Cabinetmakers and bench carpenters
51-7021 Furniture finishers
51-7031 Model makers, wood
51-9051 Furnace, kiln, oven, drier, and kettle operators and tenders
51-9071 Jewelers and precious stone and metal workers
51-9151 Photographic process workers and processing machine operators
51-9194 Etchers and engravers
51-9195 Molders, shapers, and casters (except metal and plastic)

Creative Industries

CVSuite has earnings and sales for 99 creative industries by North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code


NAICS Code and Description
238150 Glass and glazing contractors
238340 Tile and terrazzo contractors
238390 Other building finishing contractors
311340 Non-chocolate confectionery manufacturing
311423 Dried and dehydrated food manufacturing
311612 Meat processed from carcasses
311710 Seafood product preparation and packaging
311830 Tortilla manufacturing
311920 Coffee and tea manufacturing
311930 Flavoring syrup and concentrate manufacturing
311941 Mayonnaise, dressing, and other prepared sauce manufacturing
311942 Spice and extract manufacturing
312120 Breweries
323111 Commercial Printing (except Screen and Books)
323113 Commercial screen printing
323117 Books printing
323120 Support activities for printing
327110 Pottery, ceramics, and plumbing fixture manufacturing
327212 Other pressed and blown glass and glassware manufacturing
332323 Ornamental and architectural metal work manufacturing
337212 Custom architectural woodwork and millwork manufacturing
339910 Jewelry and silverware manufacturing
339992 Musical instrument manufacturing
423940 Jewelry, watch, precious stone, and precious metal merchant wholesalers
424920 Book, periodical, and newspaper merchant wholesalers
443142 Electronic stores
445210 Meat markets
445220 Fish and seafood markets
445230 Fruit and vegetable markets
448310 Jewelry stores
451130 Sewing, needlework, and piece goods stores
451140 Musical instrument and supplies stores
451211 Book stores
453110 Florists
453310 Used merchandise stores
453920 Art dealers
511110 Newspaper publishers
511120 Periodical publishers
511130 Book publishers
511140 – Directory and Mailing List Publishers
511191 Greeting card publishers
511199 All other publishers
511210 Software publishers
512110 Motion picture and video production
512120 Motion picture and video distribution
512131 Motion picture theaters (except drive-Ins)
512132 Drive-in motion picture theaters
512191 Teleproduction and other postproduction services
512199 Other motion picture and video industries
512210 Record production
512220 Integrated record production/distribution
512230 Music publishers
512240 Sound recording studios
512290 Other sound recording industries
515111 Radio networks
515112 Radio stations
515120 Television broadcasting
515210 Cable and other subscription programming
517110 Wired telecommunications carriers
519110 News syndicates
519120 Libraries and archives
519130 Internet publishing and broadcasting and web search portals
541310 Architectural services
541320 Landscape architectural services
541340 Drafting services
541410 Interior design services
541420 Industrial design services
541430 Graphic design services
541490 Other specialized design services
541810 Advertising agencies
541820 Public relations agencies
541830 Media buying agencies
541840 Media representatives
541850 Display advertising
541860 Direct mail advertising
541870 – Advertising Material Distribution Services
541890 Other services related to advertising
541921 Photography studios, portrait
541922 Commercial photography
611610 Fine arts schools (private)
711110 Theater companies and dinner theaters
711120 Dance companies
711130 Musical groups and artists
711190 Other performing arts companies
711310 Promoters of performing arts, sports, and similar events with facilities
711320 Promoters of performing arts, sports, and similar events without facilities
711410 Agents and managers for artists, athletes, entertainers, and other public figures
711510 Independent artists, writers, and performers
712110 Museums
712120 Historical sites
712130 Zoos and botanical gardens
712190 Nature parks and other similar institutions
722320 Caterers
722330 Mobile food services
722511 Full-service restaurants
811420 Reupholstery and furniture repair
812921 Photofinishing laboratories (except one-hour)
812922 One-hour photofinishing
813410 Civic and social organizations

Arts and Culture Nonprofits

CVSuite has nonprofit revenues categorized by 44 creative National Taxonomy of Exempt Entities (NTEE) codes


NTEE Code and Description
A01 Alliances & Advocacy
A02 Management & Technical Assistance
A03 Professional Societies & Associations
A05 Research Institutes & Public Policy Analysis
A6A Opera
A6B Singing & Choral Groups
A6C Bands & Ensembles
A6E Performing arts schools
A11 Single Organization Support
A12 Fund Raising & Fund Distribution
A19 Other Arts & Culture Support Organizations
A20 Arts & Culture
A23 Cultural/Ethnic Awareness
A24 Folk Arts
A25 Arts Education
A26 Arts & Humanities Councils & Agencies
A27 Community Celebrations
A30 Media and communications
A31 Film & Video
A32 Television
A33 Print and publishing
A34 Radio
A40 Visual Arts
A50 Museums (non-arts)
A51 Art Museums
A52 Children’s Museums
A54 History museums
A56 Natural history and natural science museums
A57 Science & Technology Museums
A60 Performing Arts
A61 Performing Arts Centers
A62 Dance
A63 Ballet
A65 Theater
A68 Music
A69 Symphony Orchestras
A70 Humanities
A80 Historical Organizations
A82 Historical societies and historic preservation
A84 Commemorative Events
A90 Arts Services
A99 Other Arts & Culture Organizations
N05 Research Institutes & Public Policy Analysis
N52 Fairs

State Arts Agency Grants

CVSuite shows the NEA’S Final Descriptive Report grants each state received and reported to the National Association of State Arts Agencies. This can be helpful in your analysis of the creative economy. Did those grants spurr creative economic growth in your area? Did you receive fewer grants this year than last?

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