Q. How do I find the growth rate of physical therapy clinics in the local area?

I'm trying to get a sense of the strength of the industry in this geographic area to help me decide if a small business is viable.


The Huntsville-Madison County Public Library subscribes to ReferenceUSA. This online resource provides access to more than 24 million businesses. The quality information helps with research, create marketing plans and conduct competitive analyses. Select a location and do a radius search to look up the number of similiar businesses in the area. Check the strength of the competition with years in business and credit rating. ReferenceUSA is a resource that can help you with your resource. To access ReferenceUSA just log in to the library's website (hmcpl.org) with your library card number and PIN. Choose the "Research" tab on the homepage and then choose "Online Resources". You will find ReferenceUSA in the list of "Business" databases.  You can also come in to any library branch and access ReferenceUSA without logging in.

  • Last Updated Jan 09, 2019
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  • Answered By Department Reference & Adult Services

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