Census Bureau

The United States Census Bureau is the government agency responsible for carrying out national censuses. It is primarily known for the decennial population count, but it is also responsible for smaller agricultural and manufacturing censuses.
http://www.census.gov

Advance Monthly Retail Trade Report

Last Updated: Apr 23, 2019, 06:53 EDT    Next Release: May 15, 2019, 08:30 EDT

The Advance Monthly Retail Trade Report estimates consumer retail spending - but not service spending - based on the responses to 5,000 surveys sent to retailers around the US. It has a reputation for being revised significantly month-to-month, but it still moves markets with large surprises. Numbers are nominal (not adjusted for inflation).

Major Indicators from this Report Period Value Chg Prev
US Auto and Other Motor Vehicle Sales Mar 2019 97.61B USD 3.25%
US Change in Retail and Food Services Sales Mar 2019 1.57% Chg Mnth
US Change in Retail and Food Services Sales (Excluding Auto) Mar 2019 1.17% Chg Mnth
US Change in Retail Sales Mar 2019 3.54% Chg Yr 86.36%
US Change in Retail Sales Mar 2019 1.68% Chg Mnth
US Clothing and Accessories Store Sales Mar 2019 22.74B USD 1.95%
US Department Store Sales Mar 2019 12.03B USD 0.02%
US Electronics and Appliance Store Sales Mar 2019 8.02B USD 0.49%
US Furniture and Home Furnishings Store Sales Mar 2019 10.18B USD 1.72%
US Gasoline Station Sales Mar 2019 43.10B USD 3.47%
US General Merchandise Store Sales Mar 2019 60.18B USD 0.75%
US Grocery Store Sales Mar 2019 55.84B USD 1.16%
US Real Retail and Food Services Sales Mar 2019 202.27B USD 1.15%
US Real Retail Sales Mar 2019 178.24B USD 1.26%
US Retail and Food Services Sales Mar 2019 514.06B USD 1.57%
US Retail and Food Services Sales (Excluding Motor Vehicle and Part Dealers) Mar 2019 408.57B USD 1.17%
US Retail Sales Mar 2019 452.98B USD 1.68%
US Retail Sales (Excluding Motor Vehicle and Part Dealers) Mar 2019 406.19B USD 14.53%

Advance Report on Durable Goods

Last Updated: Mar 13, 2019, 11:25 EDT    Next Release: Apr 25, 2019, 08:30 EDT

This report provides an advance look at data on manufacturers' shipments, orders, and inventories at the end of each month for durable goods. It is released about 18 working days from the end of the month.

Major Indicators from this Report Period Value Chg Prev
US Capital Goods Inventories Jan 2019 205.86B USD 0.62%
US Capital Goods New Orders Jan 2019 92.83B USD 1.84%
US Change in Durable Goods New Orders Jan 2019 0.35% Chg Mnth -69.69%
US Change in Durable Goods New Orders Jan 2019 8.39% Chg Yr 142.6%
US Change in Nondefense Capital Goods Excluding Aircraft Shipments Jan 2019 0.78% Chg Mnth
US Computers and Electronic Products Inventories Jan 2019 43.18B USD -0.25%
US Computers and Electronic Products New Orders Jan 2019 23.72B USD -1.35%
US Durable Goods Inventories Jan 2019 417.03B USD 0.41%
US Durable Goods New Orders Jan 2019 255.27B USD 0.35%
US Durable Goods Shipments Jan 2019 257.89B USD -0.49%
US Durable Goods Unfilled Orders Jan 2019 1.182T USD 0.12%
US Machinery Inventories Jan 2019 70.88B USD 0.53%
US Machinery New Orders Jan 2019 33.00B USD 1.35%
US Machinery Shipments Jan 2019 33.13B USD 0.63%
US Machinery Unfilled Orders Jan 2019 105.41B USD -0.13%
US Motor Vehicles and Parts New Orders Jan 2019 61.50B USD -0.99%
US Nondefense Capital Goods Excluding Aircraft Shipments Jan 2019 69.46B USD 0.78%
US Transportation Equipment Inventories Jan 2019 132.60B USD 0.93%
US Transportation Equipment New Orders Jan 2019 90.89B USD 1.15%

Business Dynamics Statistics Report

Last Updated: Jan 1, 2017, 10:01 EST    Next Release: N/A

The Business Dynamics Statistics Report includes data on annual aggregates which describe establishment openings and closings, firm startups, job creation and destruction, age, industrial sector, and state.

Major Indicators from this Report Period Value Chg Prev
US Active Establishments 2014 6.721M 0.70%
US Active Firms 2014 5.058M 0.70%
US Employment 2014 119.10M 1.63%
US Establishment Birth Rate 2014 10.00 5.26%
US Establishment Births 2014 669917.0 5.98%
US Establishment Death Rate 2014 8.60 -2.27%
US Establishment Deaths 2014 576942.0 -1.36%
US Job Creation Births 2014 5.264M 7.42%
US Job Creation Continuers 2014 10.74M -0.12%
US Job Destruction 2014 13.30M 3.32%
US Job Destruction Continuers 2014 8.960M 3.18%
US Job Destruction Deaths 2014 4.342M 3.61%
US Jobs Created 2014 16.00M 2.24%
US Net Job Creation 2014 2.698M -2.74%
US Net Job Creation Rate 2014 2.30 -4.17%
US Reallocation Rate 2014 22.60 1.80%

Construction Spending Report

Last Updated: Apr 1, 2019, 10:06 EDT    Next Release: May 1, 2019, 10:00 EDT

This report shows information about spending on private and public construction. It relies on government data (eg. housing starts and new home sales) for residential construction as well as private sources for non-residential information (e.g. commercial real estate builders). Revisions in the previous two months' numbers are common.

Major Indicators from this Report Period Value Chg Prev
US Change in Construction Spending Feb 2019 0.99% Chg Mnth -59.66%
US Commercial Construction Spending Feb 2019 87.81B USD -1.10%
US Construction Spending Feb 2019 1.320T USD 0.99%
US Educational Construction Spending Feb 2019 96.47B USD -0.31%
US Highway and Street Construction Spending Feb 2019 111.48B USD 9.60%
US Manufacturing Construction Spending Feb 2019 66.74B USD 0.86%
US Power Construction Spending Feb 2019 98.45B USD 0.77%
US Private Construction Spending Feb 2019 71.48B USD 1.43%
US Private Manufacturing Construction Spending Feb 2019 66.61B USD 0.89%
US Private Power Construction Spending Feb 2019 92.28B USD 0.57%
US Private Residential Construction Spending Feb 2019 540.90B USD 0.74%
US Public Construction Spending Feb 2019 325.77B USD 3.62%
US Public Power Construction Spending Feb 2019 6.175B USD 3.80%
US Public Transportation Construction Spending Feb 2019 34.81B USD -2.02%
US Residential Construction Spending Feb 2019 546.55B USD 0.72%
US Water Supply Construction Spending Feb 2019 14.47B USD 5.15%

Housing Vacancies and Home Ownership Report

Last Updated: Mar 1, 2019, 11:18 EST    Next Release: Apr 25, 2019, 10:00 EDT

The Housing Vacancies and Home Ownership report contains indicators on home ownership and housing unit vacancies within the United States.

Major Indicators from this Report Period Value Chg Prev
US Home Ownership Rate Q4 2018 64.80% 0.62%
US Home Vacancy Rate Q4 2018 1.50% -6.25%
US Household Formation Dec 2018 2.293M 1.28%
US Households Dec 2018 122.56M 0.07%
US Median Asking Home Sales Price Q4 2018 232000.0 USD 12.40%
US Median Asking Rent Q4 2018 947.00 USD -5.58%
US Rental Vacancy Rate Q4 2018 6.60% -7.04%

Manufacturers' Shipments, Inventories, and Orders (M3) Report

Last Updated: Mar 19, 2019, 10:01 EDT    Next Release: May 2, 2019, 10:00 EDT

This report from the U.S. Census Bureau gives a detailed view of orders, shipments, and inventories in the manufacturing sector. In addition to totals for all manufacturing, it contains data by industry and by good. These figures are widely believed to provide strong indications of the near-future of business.

Major Indicators from this Report Period Value Chg Prev
US Capital Goods Inventories Jan 2019 205.91B USD 0.62%
US Capital Goods New Orders Jan 2019 92.92B USD 1.88%
US Change in Manufacturing New Orders Jan 2019 0.07% Chg Mnth -42.49%
US Computers and Electronic Products Inventories Jan 2019 43.23B USD -0.16%
US Computers and Electronic Products New Orders Jan 2019 23.83B USD -0.92%
US Durable Goods Inventories Jan 2019 417.22B USD 0.45%
US Durable Goods New Orders Jan 2019 255.31B USD 0.34%
US Durable Goods Shipments Jan 2019 257.88B USD -0.51%
US Durable Goods Unfilled Orders Jan 2019 1.182T USD 0.12%
US Machinery Inventories Jan 2019 70.89B USD 0.51%
US Machinery New Orders Jan 2019 33.10B USD 1.49%
US Machinery Shipments Jan 2019 33.21B USD 0.82%
US Machinery Unfilled Orders Jan 2019 105.48B USD -0.10%
US Manufacturing New Orders Jan 2019 500.48B USD 0.07%
US Manufacturing Shipments Jan 2019 503.05B USD -0.36%
US Motor Vehicles and Parts New Orders Jan 2019 61.77B USD -0.66%
US Transportation Equipment Inventories Jan 2019 132.56B USD 0.92%
US Transportation Equipment New Orders Jan 2019 91.03B USD 1.23%

Manufacturing & Trade Inventories & Sales Report

Last Updated: Apr 18, 2019, 13:51 EDT    Next Release: May 15, 2019, 10:00 EDT

This monthly report by the US Census Bureau aims to provide broad and timely measures of combined changes in domestic retail trade, wholesale trade and manufacturers' activities

Major Indicators from this Report Period Value Chg Prev
US Total Business Inventories Feb 2019 2.017T USD 0.28%
US Total Business Inventory/Sales Ratio Feb 2019 1.39 0.00%
US Total Business Sales Feb 2019 1.447T USD 0.14%
US Total Manufacturers Inventories Feb 2019 687.78B USD 0.29%
US Total Manufacturers Inventory/Sales Ratio Feb 2019 1.36 0.00%
US Total Manufacturers Sales Feb 2019 505.47B USD 0.39%
US Total Retail Trade Inventories Feb 2019 660.72B USD 0.35%
US Total Retail Trade Inventory/Sales Ratio Feb 2019 1.48 0.68%
US Total Retail Trade Sales Feb 2019 445.52B USD -0.28%
US Total Wholesalers Inventories Feb 2019 668.89B USD 0.21%
US Total Wholesalers Inventory/Sales Ratio Feb 2019 1.35 0.00%
US Total Wholesalers Sales Feb 2019 495.85B USD 0.26%

Monthly Wholesale Trade Survey Report

Last Updated: Apr 17, 2019, 10:14 EDT    Next Release: May 9, 2019, 10:00 EDT

The Monthly Wholesale Trade Survey tracks month-to-month trends for sales and inventories of U.S. distributors, jobbers, drop shippers, and import/export merchants, excluding manufacturers' sales branches or offices

Major Indicators from this Report Period Value Chg Prev
US Wholesale Inventories Feb 2019 668892.0 0.21%
US Wholesale Inventories: Durable Goods Feb 2019 415629.0 0.15%
US Wholesale Inventories: Nondurable Goods Feb 2019 253263.0 0.31%
US Wholesale Inventory Sales Ratio Feb 2019 1.35 0.00%
US Wholesale Inventory Sales Ratio: Durable Goods Feb 2019 1.71 0.00%
US Wholesale Inventory Sales Ratio: Nondurable Goods Feb 2019 1.00 0.00%
US Wholesale Sales Feb 2019 495852.0 0.26%
US Wholesale Sales: Durable Goods Feb 2019 242560.0 0.06%
US Wholesale Sales: Nondurable Goods Feb 2019 253292.0 0.44%

National Population Estimates Report

Last Updated: Mar 13, 2019, 14:38 EDT    Next Release:

Major Indicators from this Report Period Value Chg Prev
US Population Dec 2019 330.31M 0.05%

New Residential Construction Report

Last Updated: Apr 19, 2019, 08:30 EDT    Next Release: May 16, 2019, 08:30 EDT

The New Residential Construction release provides statistics on the construction of new privately-owned residential structures in the United States.

Major Indicators from this Report Period Value Chg Prev
Midwestern US Housing Completed Mar 2019 184.00K -3.16%
Midwestern US Housing Starts Mar 2019 131.00K -17.61%
Midwestern US New Housing Permits Mar 2019 185.00K -3.65%
Northeastern US Housing Completed Mar 2019 138.00K 24.32%
Northeastern US Housing Starts Mar 2019 86.00K -4.44%
Northeastern US New Housing Permits Mar 2019 122.00K -9.63%
Southern US Housing Completed Mar 2019 682.00K 0.29%
Southern US Housing Starts Mar 2019 604.00K -7.22%
Southern US New Housing Permits Mar 2019 644.00K -4.59%
US Building Permits Mar 2019 1.269M -1.70%
US Change in Building Permits Mar 2019 -1.70% Chg Mnth
US Change in Housing Starts Mar 2019 -0.26% Chg Mnth
US Housing Completed Mar 2019 1.313M -1.87%
US Housing Starts Mar 2019 1.139M -0.26%
US Housing Starts: 1 Unit Mar 2019 785.00K -0.38%
US Housing Starts: 5 Units or More Mar 2019 337.00K -3.44%
US Housing Under Construction Mar 2019 1.126M -1.57%
Western US Housing Completed Mar 2019 309.00K -13.45%
Western US Housing Starts Mar 2019 318.00K 31.40%
Western US New Housing Permits Mar 2019 318.00K 10.03%

New Residential Sales Report

Last Updated: Apr 23, 2019, 12:51 EDT    Next Release: May 23, 2019, 10:00 EDT

New Residential Sales provides statistics on the sales of new privately-owned single-family residential structures in the United States.

Major Indicators from this Report Period Value Chg Prev
Midwestern US Average Sales Price for New Houses Sold Q1 2019 311200.0 USD -7.19%
Midwestern US Median Sales Price for New Houses Sold Q1 2019 290800.0 USD -3.16%
Northeastern US Average Sales Price for New Houses Sold Q1 2019 616400.0 USD -7.25%
Northeastern US Median Sales Price for New Houses Sold Q1 2019 492600.0 USD -5.21%
Southern US Average Sales Price for New Houses Sold Q1 2019 329700.0 USD -1.32%
Southern US Median Sales Price for New Houses Sold Q1 2019 277100.0 USD -4.97%
US Average Sales Price for New Houses Sold Mar 2019 376000.0 USD -2.41%
US Median Sales Price for New Houses Sold Mar 2019 302700.0 USD -3.97%
US Months Supply of New Single Family Houses Mar 2019 6.00 Mo. -4.76%
US New Single Family Houses Sold Mar 2019 68.00K 21.43%
US New Single Family Houses Sold Mar 2019 692.00K 4.53%
Western US Average Sales Price for New Houses Sold Q1 2019 459400.0 USD -3.99%
Western US Median Sales Price for New Houses Sold Q1 2019 394500.0 USD -2.42%

Quarterly E-Commerce Report

Last Updated: Mar 13, 2019, 10:43 EDT    Next Release: May 17, 2019, 10:00 EDT

US E-Commerce sales data as compiled by the Census Bureau

Major Indicators from this Report Period Value Chg Prev
US Change in E-Commerce Sales Q4 2018 12.07% Chg Yr -13.15%
US E-Commerce Sales Q4 2018 132.83B USD 2.00%
US E-Commerce Sales as Percent of Retail Sales Q4 2018 9.90% 2.06%
US E-Commerce Sales TTM Q4 2018 512.56B USD 2.87%
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