U.S. Census Bureau

Retail Spending Soars in May: Census Bureau

U.S. consumer spending increased by 5.9% year over year to $502 billion in May and up by 0.8% month over month from an upwardly revised April total of $497.9 billion. ...
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April New Home Sales Slip; Lower-Priced Homes Post Big Gain

The U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development reported Tuesday morning that sales of new homes in April totaled a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 662,000, ...
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April Housing Starts Post Modest Year-Over-Year Gain

The U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development reported Wednesday morning that new housing starts in April rose to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.287 ...
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Retail Auto Sales Slow, Gasoline Sales Soar in April: Census Bureau

U.S. consumer spending increased by 4.7% year over year to $497.6 billion in April, as well as up by 0.3% month over month from an upwardly revised March total of ...
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March Factory Orders Rise 1.6%, Up 7.7% Year to Date

The U.S. Department of Commerce reported Thursday morning that factory orders rose by 1.6% ($7.8 billion) in March to $507.7 billion. Bloomberg's Econoday consensus estimate called for a gain of ...
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March New Home Sales Rise Sharply

The U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development reported Tuesday morning that sales of new homes in March rose to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of ...
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March Housing Starts Bounce, but Not High Enough

The U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development reported Tuesday morning that new housing starts in March rose to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.319 ...
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Robust Auto Sales Push March Retail Total Above Expectations

U.S. consumer spending increased by 4.5% year over year to $494.6 billion in March, as well as up 0.6% month over month from a downwardly revised February total of $491.8 ...
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New Construction Spending Inches Higher in February

The U.S. Census Bureau reported Monday morning that construction spending in February rose by 0.1% to an estimated seasonally adjusted annual rate of about $1.273 trillion, above the upwardly revised ...
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January New Home Sales Tumble Again

The U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development reported Monday morning that sales of new homes in January fell to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of ...
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January Housing Starts Soar Nearly 10%

The U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development reported Friday morning that new housing starts in January rose to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.326 ...
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Why January Retail Sales Were Lower Than Expected

U.S. consumer spending increased by 3.6% year over year to $492 billion in January but dipped by 0.3% month over month from a downwardly revised December total of $493.3 billion. ...
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December New Home Sales Hit the Brakes

The U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development reported Monday morning that sales of new homes in December fell to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of ...
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December Housing Starts Stumble, but 2017 Posts 10-Year High

The U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development reported Tuesday morning that new housing starts in December fell to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.192 ...
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US Population Adds One Person Every 18 Seconds

The combined total of births, deaths, and net immigration will add one more person to the total U.S. population every 18 seconds in 2018. The U.S. population on New Year's ...
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