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Employment Situation in June: State-Level Analysis

Nonfarm payroll employment increased in 44 states and the District of Columbia in June compared to the previous month while six states lost jobs. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, nationwide total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 850,000 in June, following an upwardly revised increase of 583,000 jobs in May. On a month-over-month basis, employment data was strong in… Read More ›

May Single-Family Permit Gains

Over the five months of 2021, the total number of single-family permits issued year-to-date (YTD) nationwide reached 483,878. On a year-over-year (YoY) basis, this is a 38.7% increase over the May 2020 level of 348,898. Year-to-date ending in May, single-family permits increased in all four regions. The Northeast region reported the strongest increase of 48.8%, followed by the Midwest (+45.6%),… Read More ›

Employment Situation in May: State-Level Analysis

Nonfarm payroll employment increased in 33 states and the District of Columbia in May compared to the previous month while 16 states lost jobs. North Dakota remained unchanged.  According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, nationwide total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 559,000 in May, following an upwardly revised increase of 278,000 jobs in April. On a month-over-month basis, employment… Read More ›

April Single-Family Permit Gains; Austin 2nd Largest Multifamily Market

Over the four months of 2021, the total number of single-family permits issued year-to-date (YTD) nationwide reached 384,196. On a year-over-year (YoY) basis, this is a 35.6% increase over the April 2020 level of 283,344. Year-to-date ending in April, single-family permits reported increases in all four regions. The relatively more affordable Midwest reported the strongest increase of 49.8%, followed by… Read More ›

Employment Situation in April: State-Level Analysis

Nonfarm payroll employment increased in 33 states and the District of Columbia in April compared to the previous month while 17 states lost jobs. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, nationwide total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 266,000 in April, following an increase of 770,000 jobs in March. On a month-over-month basis, employment data was strong in California, which… Read More ›

Strong Single-Family Permit Gains in March

Over the three months of 2021, the total number of single-family permits issued year-to-date (YTD) nationwide reached 276,110. On a year-over-year (YoY) basis, this is a 25.3% increase over the March 2020 level of 220,416. Year-to-date ending in March, single-family permits reported increases in all four regions. The relatively more affordable Midwest reported the strongest increase of 40.0%, followed by… Read More ›

Employment Situation in March: State-Level Analysis

Nonfarm payroll employment increased in 49 states and the District of Columbia in March compared to the previous month while Alaska lost just 200 jobs. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, nationwide total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 916,000 in March, following an increase of 468,000 jobs in February. On a month-over-month basis, employment data was strong in California,… Read More ›

Strong Single-Family Permit Gains in February

Over the first two months of 2021, the total number of single-family permits issued year-to-date (YTD) nationwide reached 164,901. On a year-over-year (YoY) basis, this is a 16.6% increase over the February 2020 level of 141,467. Year-to-date ending in February, single-family permits showed increases in all four regions. The relatively more affordable Midwest reported the strongest increase of 24.0%, followed… Read More ›

Employment Situation in February: State-Level Analysis

Nonfarm payroll employment increased in 33 states in February compared to the previous month while 16 states and the District of Columbia reported job losses. Montana reported no change in employment. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, nationwide total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 379,000 in February, following an increase of 117,000 jobs in January. On a month-over-month basis,… Read More ›