Arts & Culture Establishments

Arts & Culture Share of All Establishments

San Mateo & Santa Clara Counties, and San Francisco, 2010

Data Source:

Americans for the Arts

U.S. Census Bureau


Silicon Valley Institute for Regional Studies

Data are from the Americans for the Arts Local Index. Data for Consumer Expenditures and Adult Cultural Participation was collected by Scarborough Research via survey. Consumer expenditure data is from 2013. Data for the population share attending arts & culture events and attractions was collected between 2011 and 2013, and represents an average percentage. All indicators are for adults age 18 or over. Live Entertainment includes music concerts or other stage performances. Live Performing Arts includes theatre, dance, symphony, and opera. Recorded media include music, videocassettes and DVDs. Data for Nonprofit Arts Organizations are from the National Center for Charitable Statistics (NCCS) at the Urban Institute. Arts Nonprofits are defined by 43 different categories of several major arts-related groups in the National Taxonomy of Exempt Entities (NTEE), and only include organizations that filed the IRS Form 990 in 2009. Arts Establishments include businesses and artists serving the community, and are defined by 44 North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) codes representative of arts and culture. Data are from the United States Census Bureau County Business Patterns series.

Arts Establishments include businesses and artists serving the community.

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