2015 Yearly Reinvestment Stats

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, 2015 to December 31, 2015 for all designated (i) Main Street communities nationwide.

2015 Reinvestment Statistics

  Dollars Reinvested:

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

$3.915 Billion

  Net gain in businesses:


  Net gain in jobs:


  Number of building rehabilitations:


Previous Yearly Statistics

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(i) There were 1,074 programs included in this report.