From the Department of Commerce reported:The U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis announced today that the goods and services deficit was $56.6 billion in January, up $2.7 billion from $53.9 billion in December, revised.... Show More Summary
Earlier today, the Census Bureau reported that overall construction spending was mostly unchanged in January:Construction spending during January 2018 was estimated at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $1,262.8 billion, nearly the same as the revised December estimate of $1,262.7 billion. Show More Summary
Pew Research Center recently came out with an interesting report on the numbers of women having children. Based primarily on data from the U.S. Census Bureau’s June Supplement of the Current Population Survey, Pew Research Center collected...Show More Summary
The Census Bureau said that private manufacturing construction spending was up 1.2 percent in January, rising for the fourth straight month. The value of construction put in place in the... The post Manufacturing Construction up 1.2% in January, Rising for the Fourth Straight Month appeared first on Shopfloor.
The Census Bureau reports New Home Sales in January were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate (SAAR) of 593 thousand. The previous three months were revised up."Sales of new single-family houses in January 2018 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 593,000, according to estimates released jointly today by the U.S. Show More Summary
Weekend:• Schedule for Week of Feb 25, 2018Monday:• 8:30 AM ET, Chicago Fed National Activity Index for January. This is a composite index of other data.• 10:00 AM, New Home Sales for January from the Census Bureau. The consensus isShow More Summary
From housing economist Tom Lawler: Census: Population Growth Slowed Slightly in 2017: Immigration Uncertainty Clouds OutlookAt the end of last year the Census Bureau released its estimate of the US population for July 1, 2017 and its updated estimates for previous years (the so-called “Vintage 2017” estimates). Show More Summary
SmartAsset, a financial software and data firm, just completed its fourth annual analysis of Census Bureau data and found that overall, women are still underrepresented in tech jobs in the U.S. and earn, on average, less than their male counterparts in similar positions. Show More Summary
The Census Bureau tracks patterns in marital status by age among Americans. In recent years, older Americans are more likely to have been divorced, separated, or in a second or later marriage than in previous decades, while younger Americans are more likely to be never married or in a first marriage. A lot of people get married. Show More Summary
Chief Tango sends us a link to NPR which reports that the Census Bureau has decided that they’ll count deployed troops at their home base instead of their home of record; For the last census in 2010, all overseas military personnel were counted at the address they provided at enlistment. But in 2020, deployed service […]
Once every three years, the U.S. Census Bureau swings by to take the temperature of New York City’s...
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In addition to housing starts for January, the Census Bureau also released the Q4 "Started and Completed by Purpose of Construction" report today.It is important to remember that we can't directly compare single family housing starts to new home sales. Show More Summary
From the Census Bureau: Permits, Starts and CompletionsHousing Starts:Privately-owned housing starts in January were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,326,000. This is 9.7 percent above the revised December estimate of 1,209,000 and is 7.3 percent above the January 2017 rate of 1,236,000. Show More Summary
The Census Bureau and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development said that housing permits soared in January to their best pace since June 2007. New residential housing permits... The post Housing Starts and Permits Soared in January to the Best Paces since Mid-2007 appeared first on Shopfloor.
On a monthly basis, retail sales decreased 0.3 percent from December to January (seasonally adjusted), and sales were up 3.6 percent from January 2017.From the Census Bureau report:Advance estimates of U.S. retail and food services sales...Show More Summary
Thomas Brunell, President Trump’s pick for deputy director of the Census Bureau, has withdrawn his name from consideration for the position, Mother Jones reported on Monday. Brunell would have been charged with overseeing the 2020 Census survey, which has faced mounting challenges over the years. According to sources who spoke to the outlet, Brunell, who has […]
Thomas Brunell had no management experience, but was being considered for the top operational role at the Census Bureau.
“The Trump administration’s controversial pick to run the 2020 census has withdrawn from consideration to be deputy director of the US Census Bureau,” Mother Jones reports. “In November, Politico reported that the administration planned put Thomas Brunell, a political science professor [...]
Mother Jones reports: The Trump administration’s controversial pick to run the 2020 census has withdrawn from consideration to be deputy director of the US Census Bureau, according to sources close to the bureau. In November, Politico...Show More Summary