Employment Archive

Job Additions, State by State

North Dakota has been dethroned, knocked from the top as the best job creating state in the latest state level jobs data. Nevada moved to the top with a 3.8 percent job addition rate over the past 12 months...

10 Things to Know about the Latest Employment Data

Jobs will be ever more critical to support home sales in a rising interest rate environment. Therefore, the latest addition of 192,000 jobs in March is a big plus. The total gain over the past 12 months is 2.2...

February Employment Situation

In each Economic Update, the Research staff analyzes recently released economic indicators and addresses what these indicators mean for REALTORS® and their clients. Today’s update discusses employment. The economy added 175,000 net new jobs in February, thereby bringing total...

Markets with Strongest Employment Growth since December 2011

While national employment growth has been tepid in recent years relative to typical economic recoveries, some markets have done very well. Roughly a third of markets covered by NAR have outperformed the national average over this time period. You...

Latest Jobs Report

In each Economic Update, the Research staff analyzes recently released economic indicators and addresses what these indicators mean for REALTORS® and their clients. Today’s update discusses the latest jobs data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)....