Households Archive

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....

Doubled-Up Households

Between 2007 and 2011, there were almost 3 million more doubled-up households. According to David Johnson and the Census Bureau data, the number and share of doubled-up households and adults sharing households across the country increased over the course...

Jobs and Income in 2011: Edging Up

There are some markets with fewer jobs this year compared to last, a situation which is not helping the local housing market despite very high affordability conditions. However, there are also many markets that added jobs on net over...