2009 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, 2009 to December 31, 2009 for all designated(i) Main Street communities nationwide.

2009 Reinvestment Statistics

Dollars Reinvested:

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

$2.71 Billion

Net gain in businesses:

4,671

Net gain in jobs:

20,811

Number of building rehabilitations:

6,780

 

Previous Yearly Statistics

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Note:

(i) There were 954 programs included in this report.