State Counts of Performing Arts Companies : Economic Census Data Show Losses For Several High-Index States. Research Division Note no. 93

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Nichols, Bonnie
Washington, D.C. : National Endowment for the Arts, 2006

Economic census data show 9,303 performing arts companies in 2002, up by 104 from 1997. The data also reveal that many states with large numbers of companies, such as New York and California, lost organizations, while small states such as North Dakota and Mississippi added companies.

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