Understanding the Economy: State-by-State Snapshots

Source: U.S. Congress Joint Economic Committee, July 2011 (based on June 2011 Data)

The U.S. Congress Joint Economic Committee released the seventh installment of its “Understanding the Economy: State-by-State Snapshots” 2011 series, which provides easy access to the major economic indicators in all 50 states and the District of Columbia in the areas of jobs, unemployment, personal earnings and housing (click to read the Executive Summary).

Key economic statistics for each state include:

• Jobs created or lost since the start of the recession;
• Jobs saved or created by the Recovery Act;
• Unemployment rates;
• Per capita earnings; and,
• The condition of the housing sector.

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