Tag Archives: The Economy

Top 1 Percent of Earners by State 2018

My favorite Axiom as a real estate economist is the TINSTAANREM statement, which is am an acronym for There Is No Such Thing As A National Real Estate Market or a National Economy.  The same is true regarding income.   Median income per capita or household, for the country, by state or Metropolitan Statistical Area, varies …Read more

State Job Growth April 2019

Jobs are everything to the economy.   Period.  Good news is that positive job growth was registered in all 50 states for the 12-months ending April 2019 as shown in the following table.  Nevada, the top job growth state, had more than double the 1.76 percent growth rate of the U.S. In the past 12-months the …Read more

GDP Growth by State — 2017 to 2018 and Q3 2018 to Q4 2018

While I live by the mantra and Axiom (truth) that Jobs are Everything, what those jobs pay are also critical in driving the purchase of goods and services ultimately fueling the economy.   Given the blurring of varying inflation over time, income and growth need to be adjusted and expressed in Real terms (inflation adjusted) rather …Read more

World Population Forecast 2015 to 2050

My favorite axiom (truth) is  There Is No Such Thing As A National Real Estate Market or a National Economy.  This is an understatement when it comes to a global perspective given the vast diversity in everything.   Differences in culture, economy, environment and demographics are norms. A major difference today is not only the size …Read more

Best State Capitals to Live In — 2019

State capitals are no-doubt the bastions of political power in each state – at least when the legislatures are in session.  Many of the state capitals are also home to universities and colleges and major businesses and industries.  Others (17 by count) are the largest cites in each state.  But just like all cities, each …Read more