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Open Data Sources

Find SBA data resources and APIs that are available to the public.

The list below shows all SBA data sets that have been made available to the public to date. In support of the Open Data initiative, SBA will continue to release more data sets on an ongoing basis. These data sets are also available from www.sba.gov/data.json and on the OpenData.gov site at http://catalog.data.gov/dataset?q=SBA.

Name

Description

Format
Dynamic Small Business Search (DSBS)

 

 

DSBS is a search tool that accesses information pooled from internal HubZone, 8(a) and SDB offices as well as the external Central Contractor Registration system (CCR)/System for Award Management (SAM). This system is used by small businesses to increase their visibility to government and business procurement offices searching for small businesses to meet small business contracting goals. API
Office of Advocacy's News Update File

 

 

The News Update File is an xml news update file to inform the public about recent regulatory alerts, Advocacy small business statistics reports, Advocacy small business research reports, and Advocacy regulatory comment letters. XML
Recommended Sites by Category The Recommended Sites data set includes links to federal, state, and local websites that are boosted to the top of organic search results for “long-tail” queries to improve the relevancy of web search results. Recommend Sites are editorially reviewed by humans on the SBA.gov team, and represent the best resources when an individual is seeking information on a particular category.

 

 

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Recommended Sites by Domain The Recommended Sites data set includes links to federal, state, and local websites that are boosted to the top of organic search results for “long-tail” queries to improve the relevancy of web search results. Recommend Sites are editorially reviewed by humans on the SBA.gov team, and represent the best resources when an individual is seeking information on a particular domain. API
Recommended Sites by Keyword The Recommended Sites data set includes links to federal, state, and local websites that are boosted to the top of organic search results for “long-tail” queries to improve the relevancy of web search results. Recommend Sites are editorially reviewed by humans on the SBA.gov team, and represent the best resources when an individual is seeking information on a particular keyword. API
Recommended Sites by Master Term The Recommended Sites data set includes links to federal, state, and local websites that are boosted to the top of organic search results for “long-tail” queries to improve the relevancy of web search results. Recommend Sites are editorially reviewed by humans on the SBA.gov team, and represent the best resources when an individual is seeking information on a particular master term. API
Recommended Federal, State, and Local Websites The Recommended Sites data set includes links to federal, state, and local websites that are boosted to the top of organic search results for “long-tail” queries to improve the relevancy of web search results. These sites are editorially reviewed by humans on the SBA.gov team so as to represent the best and most relevant resources. API
SBA Disaster Loan Data - Superstorm Sandy SBA Disaster Loan Data for Superstorm Sandy provides verified loss and approved loan amount totals for both home and business disaster loans, segmented by city, county, zip code, and state. EXCEL
SBA Disaster Loan Data FY2011 SBA Disaster Loan Data for FY 2011 provides verified loss and approved loan amount totals for both home and business disaster loans, segmented by city, county, zip code, and state. EXCEL
SBA Disaster Loan Data FY2012 SBA Disaster Loan Data for FY 2012 provides verified loss and approved loan amount totals for both home and business disaster loans, segmented by city, county, zip code, and state. EXCEL
SBA Disaster Loan Data FY2013 SBA Disaster Loan Data for FY2013 provides verified loss and approved loan amount totals for both home and business disaster loans, segmented by city, county, zip code, and state. EXCEL
SBA Disaster Loan Data FY2014 SBA Disaster Loan Data for FY2014 provides verified loss and approved loan amount totals for both home and business disaster loans, segmented by city, county, zip code, and state. EXCEL
SBA Emails RSS This RSS feed includes all emails sent from SBA to the public via our GovDelivery email marketing tool. XML
SBA Enterprise Datasets Provides a list of all the datasets available in the Enterprise Data Inventory for the Small Business Administration. JSON
Small Business Size Standards SBA has established a Small Business Size Standards to help small business owners assess their small business status. Certain government programs, such as SBA loan programs and contracting opportunities, are reserved for small business concerns; in order to qualify, businesses must satisfy SBA's definition of a small business concern, along with the size standards for small business.

EXCEL
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U.S. City & County Web Data by State This geographic names data set provides a "mashup" of URLs for official city and county government web sites and city and county location data from the USGS Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). GNIS data includes incorporated places, census designated areas, unincorporated places, counties, and populated places. API
U.S. City Web Data by State This geographic names data set provides a "mashup" of URLs for official city and county government web sites and city and county location data from the USGS Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). GNIS data includes incorporated places, census designated areas, unincorporated places, counties, and populated places. API
U.S. County URLs in a State This geographic names data set provides a "mashup" of URLs for official city and county government web sites and city and county location data from the USGS Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). GNIS data includes incorporated places, census designated areas, unincorporated places, counties, and populated places. API
U.S. Small Business HUBZone Base Closure Areas The HUBZone Base Closure Areas lists lands within the boundaries of military installations that were closed through a privatization process under the Federal Government authority.

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U.S. Small Business HUBZone Nonmetropolitan Counties he HUBZone Nonmetropolitan Counties lists HUBZone-designated counties and their metropolitan vs. non-metropolitan delineation. PDF
EXCEL
U.S. Small Business HUBZone Qualified Indian Lands HUBZone Qualified Indian Lands lists HUBZone-designated lands within the boundaries of Indian reservations.

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EXCEL

U.S. Small Business HUBZone Qualified Census Tracts HUBZone Qualified Census Tracts lists HUBZone-designated areas based on the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) designated Qualified Census Tracts (QCTs). 

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U.S. Data for a Specific City This geographic names data set provides a "mashup" of URLs for official city and county government web sites and city and county location data from the USGS Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). GNIS data includes incorporated places, census designated areas, unincorporated places, counties, and populated places. API
U.S. Data for a Specific County This geographic names data set provides a "mashup" of URLs for official city and county government web sites and city and county location data from the USGS Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). GNIS data includes incorporated places, census designated areas, unincorporated places, counties, and populated places. API
Small Business Administration (SBA) Loan Program Performance - Total Recovery Rates for Guarantied Programs by Program Reflects total recovery rates, as a percent of the purchase amounts by purchase year, for the four large guarantied programs and an aggregate total for the small guarantied programs. PDF
Small Business Administration (SBA) Loan Program Performance - Charge Off Rates as a Percent of Unpaid Principal Balance (UPB) Amount by Program Reflects charge off rates, as a percent of the UPB amounts, at the end of the fiscal year for the major loan programs and aggregate totals for the small direct and guarantied programs. PDF
Small Business Administration (SBA) Loan Program Performance - Purchase Rates as a Percent of Unpaid Principal Balance (UPB) Reflects purchases, as a percent of the active UPB amounts, as of the end of the fiscal year for the major loan programs and aggregate totals for the small direct and guarantied programs PDF
Small Business Administration (SBA) Loan Program Performance - Post-Charge Off Recovery Amount by Program Reflects total recoveries for the four large guarantied programs and an aggregate total for all of the small guarantied programs. PDF
Small Business Administration (SBA) Loan Program Performance - Total Recovery Amount for Guarantied Programs by Program Reflects total recoveries for the four large guarantied programs and an aggregate total for all of the small guarantied programs. PDF
Small Business Administration (SBA) Loan Program Performance - Charge Off Amount by Program Reflects amounts charged off by fiscal year for the major loan programs and aggregate totals for the small direct and guarantied programs. PDF
Small Business Administration (SBA) Loan Program Performance - Purchase Amount by Program Reflects purchase amounts by fiscal year for the four large guarantied programs and an aggregate total for the small guarantied programs. PDF
Small Business Administration (SBA) Loan Program Performance - Number of Approved Loans by Program Reflects the number of loans approved by fiscal year for the major programs and aggregate totals for the other direct and guarantied programs. PDF
Small Business Administration (SBA) Loan Program Performance - Gross Approval Amount by Program Reflects the gross dollar amount of loans approved by fiscal year for the major loan programs and aggregate totals for the small programs. Gross approval includes loans that are cancelled in the current and subsequent years. PDF
Small Business Administration (SBA) Loan Program Performance - Unpaid Principal Balance by Program Reflects the outstanding principal balance at the end of the fiscal year for the major loan programs and aggregate totals for the small direct, guarantied, and pre-credit reform (pre-1992) loan programs. PDF
Small Business Administration (SBA) Loan Program Performanc e- Post-Charge Off Recovery Rates by Program Reflects total post-charge off recovery rates, as a percent of the amounts charged off by charge off year, for the major loan programs and aggregate totals by charge off year for the small direct and guarantied programs. PDF
State Licenses & Permits Identifies the specific licenses or permits a business may need depending on the type of business, its location, and applicable government rules. HTML