2007 Yearly Reinvestment Statistics

The Main Street Program's Economic Success

Historic Preservation = Economic Development

The cumulative success of the Main Street Approach® and Main Street programs on the local level has earned this revitalization strategy a reputation as one of the most powerful economic development tools in the nation. The National Trust Main Street Center annually collects statistical information on economic activity in local Main Street programs throughout the country. The following estimates are based on statistics gathered from January 1, 2007 to December 31, 2007 for all designated(i) Main Street communities nationwide.

2007 Reinvestment Statistics

Dollars Reinvested:

- Total amount of reinvestment in physical improvements from public and private sources.

$2.41 Billion

Net gain in businesses:

5,037

Net gain in jobs:

21,405

Number of building rehabilitations:

7,805

 

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2006

Note:

(i) There were 976 programs included in this report.