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Employment Situation in August: State-Level Analysis

Nonfarm payroll employment increased in 37 states in August compared to the previous month while 13 states and the District of Columbia lost jobs. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, nationwide total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 315,000 in August, following a gain of 526,000 jobs in July. On a month-over-month basis, employment data was strong in Kentucky, which… Read More ›

Decline in Single-Family Permits in July 2022

Over the first seven months of 2022, the total number of single-family permits issued year-to-date (YTD) nationwide reached 645,877. On a year-over-year (YoY) basis, this is a 5.3% decline over the July 2021 level of 681,949. Year-to-date ending in July, single-family permits declined in all four regions. The South posted a slight decline 3.0% while the Midwest region reported the… Read More ›

Decline in Single-Family Permits in June 2022

Over the first six months of 2022, the total number of single-family permits issued year-to-date (YTD) nationwide reached 567,798. On a year-over-year (YoY) basis, this is a 3.6% decline over the June 2021 level of 589,146. Year-to-date ending in June, single-family permits declined in all four regions. The South posted a small decline 0.8% while the Northeast region reported the… Read More ›

Employment Situation in June: State-Level Analysis

Nonfarm payroll employment increased in 38 states in June compared to the previous month while 11 states and the District of Columbia lost jobs. Rhode Island reported no change. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, nationwide total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 372,000 in June, following a gain of 384,000 jobs in May. On a month-over-month basis, employment data… Read More ›

State-Level GDP in the First Quarter of 2022

Real gross domestic product (GDP) decreased in 46 states and the District of Columbia in the first quarter of 2022. New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, and Michigan saw modest GDP growth. According to the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), the percent change in real GDP ranged from 1.2 percent increase in New Hampshire to 9.7 percent decline in Wyoming. Nationwide, growth… Read More ›

Employment Situation in May: State-Level Analysis

Nonfarm payroll employment increased in 32 states and the District of Columbia in May compared to the previous month while 18 states lost jobs. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, nationwide total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 390,000 in May, following a gain of 436,000 jobs in April. On a month-over-month basis, employment data was strong in Texas, which… Read More ›

Multifamily Permits Holding Steady in April 2022

Over the first four months of 2022, the total number of single-family permits issued year-to-date (YTD) nationwide reached 377,713. On a year-over-year (YoY) basis, this is a 1.7% decline over the April 2021 level of 384,196.   Year-to-date ending in April, single-family permits declined in three out of the four regions. The South posted a modest increase of 2.8% while… Read More ›

Employment Situation in April: State-Level Analysis

Nonfarm payroll employment increased in 41 states and the District of Columbia in April compared to the previous month while eight states lost jobs. North Dakota remained unchanged. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, nationwide total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 428,000 in April, following a gain of 428,000 jobs in March. On a month-over-month basis, employment data was… Read More ›