Economic Data & Resources

ECWRPC Population Projections

ECWRPC releases population projections for cities, villages and towns in the East Central Region. These projections are based on Wisconsin Department of Administration population projections for counties and are designed to provide information regarding potential growth patterns within the region.

ECWRPC staff is currently working on population projections for all counties and MCDs within the 10 county East Central Region, based off of DOA’s population projections. Until these projections are released, please utilize WDOA projections

For updates or questions, please contact ECWRPC at (920) 751-4770.

Other Resources

US Census Bureau
American FactFinder
WI DOA Demographic Services Center
Bureau of Economic Analysis, US Department of Commerce
Bureau of Labor Statistics, US Department of Labor
WEDC’s LocateIn Wisconsin
New North, Inc.
Fox Cities Regional Partnership
UW Applied Population Laboratory
Farm Fresh Atlas of Eastern Wisconsin

Census Data

US Census Interactive Population Map
US Census Fact Finder

Northeast Wisconsin Global Trade Strategy

EMSI Developer

East Central Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission (ECWRPC) partnered with the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) to obtain a license from the Economic Modeling Specialists, Inc. (EMSI) Developer program. EMSI Developer is used by ECWRPC to provide economic data to requesting economic development entities or municipalities in the East Central WI Region as a service of WEDC. 

EMSI data is composed of comprehensive information on industries, occupations, demographics – as well as things like occupational skills, education, training, and even the names and size of companies in your region broken down by industry. EMSI links more than 90 data sources from federal sources like the Bureau of Labor Statistics to state and private sources. EMSI Developer Reports include:

  • General population & demographic data
  • Workforce knowledge & skill concentration
  • Information based on NAICS/SOC codes
  • Education program completions and training gap data
  • Potential business expansion/contraction modeling

For requests, please fill out the form on the EMSI Developer Request Form page.

ECWRPC EMSI Economy Overview Reports – 2021.2

Release Notes

For questions or comments please contact Kevin Englebert, Assistant Director at

ESRI Business Analyst

ECWRPC uses Esri Business Analyst for economic development and other planning projects within the region. This year’s update has changed business point data providers and has shown to be more detailed in the amount of businesses listed than in the past versions. Demographic, economic and other various reports are generated from this data package to support business decisions.

For questions, comments or to submit a request please contact Kevin Englebert, Assistant Director at

More information about ESRI’s Business Analyst can be found on their website.

ECWRPC website