U.S. Census Bureau

October Housing Starts Up Sharply as Rebuilding Begins

The U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development reported Friday morning that new housing starts in October rose to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.29 ...
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October Retail Sales Up on Strong Car Sales

U.S. consumer spending increased by 0.2% year over year in October and by 4.6% above a revised September increase of 1.9% (up from 1.6%). The U.S. Census Bureau released its ...
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New Construction Spending Modestly Higher in September

The U.S. Census Bureau reported Wednesday morning that construction spending in September rose by 0.3% to an estimated seasonally adjusted annual rate of about $1.2195 trillion, above the upwardly revised ...
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September New Home Sales Post 10-Year High

The U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development reported Wednesday morning that sales of new homes in September jumped to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of ...
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September Housing Starts Stumble After Hurricanes

The U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development reported Wednesday morning that new housing starts in September fell to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.127 ...
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Immigrant Number Climbs in US, Forecast to Have Highest Share Ever in 2023

The immigration population in the United States climbed to a record 43.7 million people, or 13.5% of the total U.S. population, in 2016, according to a recent report from the ...
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September Retail Sales Highest Since 2015

U.S. consumer spending increased by 0.7% year over year in September and rose by 1.6% year over year, the largest increase in two and a half years, according to Friday ...
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New Construction Spending Up Solidly in August

The U.S. Census Bureau reported Monday morning that construction spending in August rose by 0.5% to an estimated seasonally adjusted annual rate of about $1.2183 trillion, above the upwardly revised ...
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New Home Sales Fell in August as For-Sale Inventory Climbed

The U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development reported Wednesday morning that sales of new homes in August slipped to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of ...
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South Had Most Exports by US Region in First Half of Year — Before the Hurricanes

Exports from metropolitan areas in the South generated the most revenue of any region in the United States in the first six months of the year, according to the latest ...
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August Housing Starts Continue Growing

The U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development reported Tuesday morning that new housing starts in August fell to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.18 ...
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August Retail Sales Sink on Weak Auto Sales

U.S. consumer spending dipped by 0.21% in August, the largest drop of any month so far this year, according to Friday morning's report from the U.S. Census Bureau on estimated ...
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US Household Income Hits Record High in 2016: Improvements for Everyone

The U.S. Census Bureau tracks many economic readings, and one that hits home for every American is how much income each person makes. A fresh report from the bureau showed ...
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New Home Sales Tumble in July

The U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development reported Wednesday morning that sales of new homes in July slipped to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of ...
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July Housing Starts Tumble, but Single-Family Starts Surge

The U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development reported Wednesday morning that new housing starts in July fell to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.155 ...
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