Households Archive

Real Median Income and Number of Households

The visualization below shows the real median household income and the number of households since 2005 for the 50 largest metropolitan areas. We observe that the areas with the highest median household income are not the areas with the...

Relationships & Homeownership

Using data from the 2014 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers and 2013 Home Features Survey we can break down household composition, and the relationship it has to home purchasing choices. Married Couples: Married couples had a median age...

Visualizing Geographic Mobility by Region: 2006 to 2013

Within the wider context of regional economics, geographic mobility allows households to move from one area of the country to another for such things as more attractive job opportunities or better housing options. Over a period of time, movement...

Household Net Worth

The net worth of households and non-profits has recovered completely from the recession and reached a new peak of over $70 trillion in the first quarter of 2013 according to data from the Federal Reserve Flow of Funds. During...

Unemployment Rate

Each day the Research staff takes a look at recently released economic indicators, addressing what these indicators mean for REALTORS® and their clients. Today’s update highlights the unemployment rate....