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West Leads Single-family Residential Permits Growth, Northeast, Midwest Declines

Over the first six months of 2018, the total number of single-family permits issued year-to-date (YTD) nationwide reached 444,600. On a year-over-year basis, this is a 6.3% increase over the June 2017 level of 418,128. The results from the SOC are similar, year-to-date single-family permits over the first six months of 2018 was, 444,700 which is 6.6% ahead of its… Read More ›

Western and Southern States Lead Job Gains in June

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, nonfarm payroll employment increased in 39 states and decreased in 11 states and the District of Columbia in June 2018 compared to May 2018. Over the month of May, nonfarm payroll employment increased in 43 states and the District of Columbia, and decreased in seven states compared to April 2018. Nationwide, total nonfarm payroll employment… Read More ›

Western States Lead Single-family Residential Permits Growth, Northeast Lags

Over the first five months of 2018, the total number of single-family permits issued year-to-date (YTD) nationwide reached 363,327. On a year-over-year basis, this is an 8.0% increase over the May 2017 level of 336,410. The results from the SOC are similar, year-to-date single-family permits over the first five months of 2018 was, 363,700 which is 8.6% ahead of its… Read More ›

More State Economies Grew In 2017, Led By the West and the South

Real gross domestic product (GDP) increased in 47 states and the District of Columbia and declined in three states in 2017 compared to 2016, according to the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis. In 2016, 40 states and the District of Columbia recorded growth in GDP while ten states experienced a decline in GDP. As a result, nationwide growth in GDP, measured… Read More ›

More States See Job Gains in May

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, nonfarm payroll employment increased in 43 states and the District of Columbia, and decreased in seven states in May 2018 compared to April 2018. Over the month of April, nonfarm payroll employment increased in 26 states and the District of Columbia, was unchanged in two states, and decreased in 22 states compared to… Read More ›

Job Growth Strongest Across States in the West and the South

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, nonfarm payroll employment increased in 40 states and the District of Columbia, and decreased in 10 states in March 2018 compared to February 2018. Year-over-year, 48 states and the District of Columbia increased in employment while two states, Alaska and North Dakota lost payroll employment during this time. However, the gains across most… Read More ›