Tuesday, May 3, 2016

April 2016 economic indicators report

Highlights of the April 2016 DC Economic Indicators report, according to the OCFO, are:
  • The total number of jobs in the District increased by 11,400 (1.5%) compared to the previous February
  • The federal government sector gained 1,200 jobs (a 0.6% increase) compared to a year ago; while the education and health sector gained 800 jobs (an increase of 0.6%) over the previous year
  • The unemployment rate for the District was 6.5% in February; the same as the previous month
  • The number of new unemployment claims fell by 7.8% compared to the previous year
  • 349 condos were sold in February 2016; a 17.5% increase from one year ago
  • In February the median price for a single family home increased by 3.4%, while the median price of a condo remained the same as the previous year

Want the report?   Email David Umansky, david.umansky@dc.gov.

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