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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 ›

Strong Employment Growth Across Most States in February 2018

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, nonfarm payroll employment increased in 43 states and the District of Columbia, unchanged in Wyoming, and decreased in six states in February 2018 compared to January 2018. Year-over-year, 46 states and the District of Columbia increased in employment while three states, Alaska, North Dakota, and Delaware, lost payroll employment during this time. Louisiana… Read More ›

GDP Grew In Every State in the Third Quarter Of 2017

Real gross domestic product (GDP) increased in every state and the District of Columbia in the third quarter of 2017, according to the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis. Thirty-one states and the District of Columbia recorded growth in the third quarter compared to the second quarter while 17 states reported a decline in this time period. Two states, Tennessee, and Utah… Read More ›

Permits Rise in January 2018

Over the first month of 2018, the total number of single-family permits issued nationwide reached 61,767. On a year-over-year basis, this is a 15.1% increase over the January 2017 level of 53,648. The results from the SOC are similar, single-family permits over the first month of 2018 was, 61,100 which is 14.0% ahead of its level over the same period… Read More ›