Posts Tagged ‘ U.S. Census Bureau ’

New-Home Sales Fall 2.4 Percent in July

Aug 25th, 2014

Sales of newly built, single-family homes fell 2.4 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 412,000 units in July, according to newly released data by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau. Sales numbers for June were revised up 16,000 to 422,000. “Though new-home sales is a volatile […]

South Goes South: Nationwide Housing Starts Down 9.3 Percent in June

Jul 18th, 2014

Nationwide housing production fell 9.3 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 893,000 units in June, according to newly released figures from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau. The drop was due primarily to a nearly 30 percent decline in the South. All other regions posted monthly […]

New-Home Sales Rise 6.4 Percent in April

May 27th, 2014

Sales of newly built, single-family homes rose 6.4 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 433,000 units in April, according to newly released data from HUD and the U.S. Census Bureau. The gain builds on an upward revision of sales numbers reported for the previous month. “In a positive development, builders are adding inventory […]

Census Bureau Releases Data on Noncitizens

Feb 28th, 2014

While many people believe immigration laws, a widely discussed and strongly debated topic, need to be revisited, what is not under question is the rapid rate at which this group is increasing. The U.S. Census Bureau reported that noncitizens are an increasing segment in U.S. society, as evidenced by data recently released from a 2010-2012 […]

Strong Multifamily Sector Pushes October Building Permits above 1 Million

Nov 26th, 2013

Issuance of new building permits rose 6.2 percent to a seasonally-adjusted annual rate of 1.034 million units in October due primarily to a double-digit increase on the multifamily side, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

New-Home Sales Rise 7.9 Percent in August

Sep 26th, 2013

Sales of newly built, single-family homes rose 7.9 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 421,000 units in August, according to newly released figures from HUD and U.S. Census Bureau. The gain partly offsets a dip in sales activity that occurred in July as consumers reacted to higher interest rates. “Sales of new homes […]

U.S. Economic Census Forms for Businesses Due February 12

Jan 11th, 2013

The U.S. Census Bureau is in the process of conducting its Economic Census, taken every five years to look at the American businesses and the economy. Forms, which are required by law by those who received them, are due February 12. The census looks at a range of information, such as operational and performance data—such […]

July Construction Up 9.3 Percent from July 2011

Sep 6th, 2012

July construction was estimated at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $834.4 billion, up 9.3 percent above the July 2011 estimate of $763.5 billion, according to the latest report from the U.S. Census Bureau. However, construction was down 0.9 percent from June 2012’s estimate of $842.2 billion. Spending on private construction for the month was […]