Tag Archives: The Economy

State Job Growth Rates — 12-Months Ending April 2018

Jobs are everything to the economy – period. The following table shows the percent change in jobs for each state and the District of Columbia for the 12-months ending April 2018.  The analysis is based on seasonally adjusted data as provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.  Only two states continued to post a loss …Read more

State Employment Performance- March 2018

Jobs are everything to an economy.  Period. The following table shows the top-10 states’ job growth rates for the 12-months ending March 2018 using the 2018 revised data from the BLS (which tweaked numbers all the way back to 1990).  In addition to the one-year job growth rate, also included are the overall rankings for …Read more

Another Top-10 List (a Metric Baker’s Dozen) — Cites With High Salaries and a Low Cost of Living 2018

For workers, (not considering subjective factors such as weather) factors such as health services and related amenities impact overall livability.   The best places to call home from a financial perspective are likely those that have a low cost of living and higher salaries.   These may indeed be or become the magnets to where Millennials are …Read more