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Employment Situation in December: State-Level Analysis

Nonfarm payroll employment increased in 32 states and the District of Columbia in December compared to the previous month, while 18 states lost jobs. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, nationwide total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 223,000 in December, following a gain of 256,000 jobs in November. On a month-over-month basis, employment data was strong in Texas, which… Read More ›

Single-Family Permits Decreased in November 2022

Over the first eleven months of 2022, the total number of single-family permits issued year-to-date (YTD) nationwide reached 921,626. On a year-over-year (YoY) basis, this is 10.5% below the November 2021 level of 1,029,208. Year-to-date ending in November, single-family permits declined in all four regions. The South posted a decline of 8.4%, while the West region reported the steepest decline… Read More ›

State-Level GDP in the Third Quarter of 2022

Real gross domestic product (GDP) increased in 47 states and the District of Columbia in the third quarter of 2022 while Indiana, South Dakota, and Mississippi saw modest GDP declines. According to the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), the percent change in real GDP ranged from 8.7 percent increase in Alaska to 0.7 percent decline in Mississippi. Nationwide, growth in… Read More ›

Employment Situation in November: State-Level Analysis

Nonfarm payroll employment increased in 43 states and the District of Columbia in November compared to the previous month, while seven states lost jobs. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, nationwide total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 263,000 in November, following a gain of 284,000  jobs in October. On a month-over-month basis, employment data was strong in Texas, which… Read More ›

Single-Family Permits Continues On A Downward Trend in October 2022

Over the first ten months of 2022, the total number of single-family permits issued year-to-date (YTD) nationwide reached 865,815. On a year-over-year (YoY) basis, this is 8.7% below the October 2021 level of 948,321. Year-to-date ending in October, single-family permits declined in all four regions. The South posted a modest decline of 6.8%, while the Midwest and the West regions… Read More ›

Employment Situation in October: State-Level Analysis

Nonfarm payroll employment increased in 42 states in October compared to the previous month while eight states and the District of Columbia lost jobs. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, nationwide total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 261,000 in October, following a gain of 315,000 jobs in September. On a month-over-month basis, employment data was strong in California, which… Read More ›

Single-Family Permits Decline in September 2022

Over the first nine months of 2022, the total number of single-family permits issued year-to-date (YTD) nationwide reached 800,424. On a year-over-year (YoY) basis, this is 7.4% below the September 2021 level of 864,184. Year-to-date ending in September, single-family permits declined in all four regions. The South posted a modest decline of 5.4%, while the Midwest region reported the steepest… Read More ›

Employment Situation in September: State-Level Analysis

Nonfarm payroll employment increased in 44 states and the District of Columbia in September compared to the previous month while six states lost jobs. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, nationwide total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 263,000 in September, following a gain of 315,000 jobs in August. On a month-over-month basis, employment data was strong in Florida, which… Read More ›

Single-Family Permits Decline in August 2022

Over the first eight months of 2022, the total number of single-family permits issued year-to-date (YTD) nationwide reached 728,866. On a year-over-year (YoY) basis, this is 6.0% below the August 2021 level of 775,772. Year-to-date ending in August, single-family permits declined in all four regions. The South posted a modest decline of 3.9%, while the Midwest region reported the steepest… Read More ›