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: Oct 17 2019, 15:10 EDT    Next Release: Nov 15 2019, 08:30 EST

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 Sep 2019 97.21B USD -0.98%
US Clothing and Accessories Store Sales Sep 2019 22.81B USD 1.26%
US Department Store Sales Sep 2019 11.14B USD -1.44%
US Electronics and Appliance Store Sales Sep 2019 8.187B USD 0.00%
US Furniture and Home Furnishings Store Sales Sep 2019 9.852B USD 0.64%
US Gasoline Station Sales Sep 2019 42.25B USD -0.71%
US General Merchandise Store Sales Sep 2019 59.71B USD -0.29%
US Grocery Store Sales Sep 2019 58.74B USD -0.14%
US Real Retail and Food Services Sales Sep 2019 205.01B USD -0.27%
US Real Retail Sales Sep 2019 179.59B USD -0.34%
US Retail and Food Services Sales Sep 2019 525.56B USD -0.25%
US Retail and Food Services Sales (Excluding Motor Vehicle and Part Dealers) Sep 2019 420.26B USD -0.08%
US Retail and Food Services Sales (Excluding Motor Vehicle and Part Dealers) MoM Sep 2019 -0.08%
US Retail and Food Services Sales MoM Sep 2019 -0.25%
US Retail Sales Sep 2019 460.40B USD -0.32%
US Retail Sales MoM Sep 2019 -0.32%
US Retail Sales YoY Sep 2019 3.99% -12.66%

Advance Report on Durable Goods

Last Updated: Sep 27 2019, 08:41 EDT    Next Release: Oct 24 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 Aug 2019 216.37B USD 0.68%
US Capital Goods New Orders Aug 2019 88.05B USD 0.24%
US Computers and Electronic Products Inventories Aug 2019 43.25B USD -0.09%
US Computers and Electronic Products New Orders Aug 2019 23.62B USD -0.29%
US Durable Goods Excluding Defense New Orders MoM Aug 2019 -0.58%
US Durable Goods Excluding Defense New Orders YoY Aug 2019 -2.28%
US Durable Goods Excluding Transportation New Orders MoM Aug 2019 0.51%
US Durable Goods Excluding Transportation New Orders YoY Aug 2019 0.17%
US Durable Goods Inventories Aug 2019 428.55B USD 0.30%
US Durable Goods New Orders Aug 2019 250.67B USD 0.18%
US Durable Goods New Orders MoM Aug 2019 0.18% -90.86%
US Durable Goods New Orders YoY Aug 2019 -2.98%
US Durable Goods Shipments Aug 2019 254.22B USD 0.14%
US Durable Goods Unfilled Orders Aug 2019 1.162T USD 0.06%
US Machinery Inventories Aug 2019 72.36B USD -0.07%
US Machinery New Orders Aug 2019 32.91B USD 0.56%
US Machinery Shipments Aug 2019 33.42B USD 1.62%
US Machinery Unfilled Orders Aug 2019 102.35B USD -0.50%
US Motor Vehicles and Parts New Orders Aug 2019 61.89B USD -0.82%
US Nondefense Capital Goods Excluding Aircraft Shipments Aug 2019 69.79B USD 0.43%
US Nondefense Capital Goods Excluding Aircraft Shipments MoM Aug 2019 0.43%
US Transportation Equipment Inventories Aug 2019 143.20B USD 1.19%
US Transportation Equipment New Orders Aug 2019 86.14B USD -0.45%

Building Permits Survey Report

Last Updated: Oct 17 2019, 10:03 EDT    Next Release: N/A

The Building Permits Survey provides data on the number of new housing units authorized by building permits.

Major Indicators from this Report Period Value Chg Prev
Midwestern US New Housing Permits Sep 2019 176.00K -5.88%
Northeastern US New Housing Permits Sep 2019 113.00K -25.66%
Southern US New Housing Permits Sep 2019 732.00K -2.92%
US Building Permits Sep 2019 1.387M -2.67%
US Building Permits MoM Sep 2019 -2.67%
Western US New Housing Permits Sep 2019 366.00K 10.24%

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: Oct 1 2019, 10:01 EDT    Next Release: Nov 1 2019, 10:00 EDT

Construction Spending report provides monthly estimates of the total dollar value of construction work done in the United States. This includes the cost of labor and materials, architectural and engineering work, overhead, interest and taxes paid during construction, and contractor’s profits.

Major Indicators from this Report Period Value Chg Prev
US Commercial Construction Spending Aug 2019 80.25B USD -2.99%
US Conservation and Development Construction Spending Aug 2019 9.604B USD -0.06%
US Construction Spending Aug 2019 1.287T USD 0.13%
US Construction Spending MoM Aug 2019 0.13% 536.3%
US Construction Spending YoY Aug 2019 -1.86%
US Educational Construction Spending Aug 2019 94.92B USD 0.97%
US Health Care Construction Spending Aug 2019 43.10B USD -1.46%
US Highway and Street Construction Spending Aug 2019 99.21B USD 0.63%
US Lodging Construction Spending Aug 2019 33.69B USD -0.74%
US Manufacturing Construction Spending Aug 2019 71.80B USD 0.47%
US Nonresidential Construction Spending Aug 2019 773.85B USD -0.39%
US Office Construction Spending Aug 2019 79.49B USD 0.19%
US Power Construction Spending Aug 2019 95.41B USD -1.53%
US Private Construction Spending Aug 2019 955.04B USD 0.03%
US Public Construction Spending Aug 2019 332.26B USD 0.44%
US Religious Construction Spending Aug 2019 2.525B USD -6.13%
US Residential Construction Spending Aug 2019 513.46B USD 0.93%
US Sewage and Waste Disposal Construction Spending Aug 2019 28.08B USD -0.97%
US Transportation Construction Spending Aug 2019 55.72B USD -0.34%
US Water Supply Construction Spending Aug 2019 17.40B USD 0.16%

Housing Vacancies and Home Ownership Report

Last Updated: Sep 16 2019, 15:22 EDT    Next Release: Oct 29 2019, 10:00 EDT

The Housing Vacancies and Homeownership provides current information on the rental and homeowner vacancy rates, and characteristics of units available for occupancy. These data are used extensively by public and private sector organizations to evaluate the need for new housing programs and initiatives.

Major Indicators from this Report Period Value Chg Prev
US Above Median Family Income Home Ownership Rate Q2 2019 78.20% 0.26%
US Below Median Family Income Home Ownership Rate Q2 2019 50.00% -0.99%
US Home Ownership Rate Q2 2019 64.20% -0.16%
US Home Vacancy Rate Q2 2019 1.30% -7.14%
US Households Jun 2019 122.34M -0.14%
US Median Asking Home Sales Price Q2 2019 207700.0 USD -0.29%
US Median Asking Home Sales Price 2017 185600.0 USD 16.80%
US Median Asking Rent Q2 2019 1008.00 USD 0.20%
US Median Asking Rent 2017 896.00 USD 4.67%
US Rental Vacancy Rate Q2 2019 6.80% -2.86%

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

Last Updated: Oct 3 2019, 10:02 EDT    Next Release: Nov 4 2019, 10:00 EST

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 Aug 2019 216.29B USD 0.67%
US Capital Goods New Orders Aug 2019 87.91B USD 0.11%
US Computers and Electronic Products Inventories Aug 2019 43.30B USD -0.01%
US Computers and Electronic Products New Orders Aug 2019 23.58B USD -0.25%
US Durable Goods Inventories Aug 2019 428.26B USD 0.25%
US Durable Goods New Orders Aug 2019 250.74B USD 0.16%
US Durable Goods Shipments Aug 2019 253.93B USD 0.06%
US Durable Goods Unfilled Orders Aug 2019 1.163T USD 0.09%
US Machinery Inventories Aug 2019 72.33B USD -0.08%
US Machinery New Orders Aug 2019 32.92B USD 0.43%
US Machinery Shipments Aug 2019 33.44B USD 1.59%
US Machinery Unfilled Orders Aug 2019 102.36B USD -0.51%
US Manufacturing New Orders Aug 2019 499.76B USD -0.08%
US Manufacturing New Orders MoM Aug 2019 -0.08%
US Manufacturing Shipments Aug 2019 502.96B USD -0.13%
US Motor Vehicles and Parts New Orders Aug 2019 61.86B USD -0.91%
US Transportation Equipment Inventories Aug 2019 143.16B USD 1.17%
US Transportation Equipment New Orders Aug 2019 86.27B USD -0.38%

Manufacturing & Trade Inventories & Sales Report

Last Updated: Oct 16 2019, 10:02 EDT    Next Release: Nov 15 2019, 10:00 EST

This monthly report by the US Census Bureau is based on data from three surveys: the Monthly Retail Trade Survey, the Monthly Wholesale Trade Survey, and the Manufacturers’ Shipments, Inventories, and Orders Survey. The report 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 Business Inventories Aug 2019 2.042T USD -0.03%
US Business Inventories MoM Aug 2019 -0.03%
US Business Inventories YoY Aug 2019 4.26% -12.15%
US Business Inventory/Sales Ratio Aug 2019 1.40 0.00%
US Business Sales Aug 2019 1.464T USD 0.07%
US Manufacturers Inventories Aug 2019 695.88B USD -0.09%
US Manufacturers Inventory/Sales Ratio Aug 2019 1.35 -5.59%
US Manufacturers Sales Aug 2019 502.96B USD -0.21%
US Retail Trade Inventories Aug 2019 665.55B USD -0.23%
US Retail Trade Inventory/Sales Ratio Aug 2019 1.44 -0.69%
US Retail Trade Sales Aug 2019 461.87B USD 0.56%
US Wholesalers Inventories Aug 2019 680.70B USD 0.24%
US Wholesalers Inventories MoM Aug 2019 0.24% 37.03%
US Wholesalers Inventory/Sales Ratio Aug 2019 1.36 0.00%
US Wholesalers Sales Aug 2019 499.05B USD -0.11%
US Wholesalers Sales YoY Aug 2019 -0.46%

Monthly Wholesale Trade Survey Report

Last Updated: Oct 9 2019, 10:04 EDT    Next Release: Nov 8 2019, 10:00 EST

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 Aug 2019 680.70B USD 0.23%
US Wholesale Inventories MoM Aug 2019 0.23% 27.86%
US Wholesale Inventories YoY Aug 2019 6.21% -12.13%
US Wholesale Inventories: Durable Goods Aug 2019 424.33B USD 0.33%
US Wholesale Inventories: Nondurable Goods Aug 2019 256.37B USD 0.06%
US Wholesale Inventory Sales Ratio Aug 2019 1.36 0.00%
US Wholesale Inventory Sales Ratio: Durable Goods Aug 2019 1.77 0.00%
US Wholesale Inventory Sales Ratio: Nondurable Goods Aug 2019 0.99 1.02%
US Wholesale Sales Aug 2019 499.05B USD 0.00%
US Wholesale Sales MoM Aug 2019 0.00% -99.67%
US Wholesale Sales YoY Aug 2019 -0.66%
US Wholesale Sales: Durable Goods Aug 2019 239.17B USD 0.31%
US Wholesale Sales: Nondurable Goods Aug 2019 259.88B USD -0.28%

National Population Estimates Report

Last Updated: Jun 7 2019, 16:35 EDT    Next Release: N/A

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

New Residential Construction Report

Last Updated: Oct 17 2019, 08:34 EDT    Next Release: Nov 19 2019, 08:30 EST

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 Sep 2019 150.00K -20.63%
Midwestern US Housing Starts Sep 2019 167.00K -18.93%
Midwestern US New Housing Permits Sep 2019 176.00K -5.88%
Northeastern US Housing Completed Sep 2019 97.00K -30.22%
Northeastern US Housing Starts Sep 2019 109.00K -34.34%
Northeastern US New Housing Permits Sep 2019 113.00K -25.66%
Southern US Housing Completed Sep 2019 603.00K -1.47%
Southern US Housing Starts Sep 2019 676.00K -3.98%
Southern US New Housing Permits Sep 2019 732.00K -2.92%
US Building Permits Sep 2019 1.387M -2.67%
US Building Permits MoM Sep 2019 -2.67%
US Housing Completed Sep 2019 1.139M -9.75%
US Housing Starts Sep 2019 1.256M -9.38%
US Housing Starts MoM Sep 2019 -9.38%
US Housing Starts: 1 Unit Sep 2019 918.00K 0.33%
US Housing Starts: 5 Units or More Sep 2019 327.00K -28.29%
US Housing Under Construction Sep 2019 1.157M 0.70%
Western US Housing Completed Sep 2019 289.00K -10.25%
Western US Housing Starts Sep 2019 304.00K -1.94%
Western US New Housing Permits Sep 2019 366.00K 10.24%

New Residential Sales Report

Last Updated: Sep 27 2019, 08:35 EDT    Next Release: Oct 24 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 Q2 2019 304800.0 USD -3.51%
Midwestern US Median Sales Price for New Houses Sold Q2 2019 271300.0 USD -6.03%
Northeastern US Average Sales Price for New Houses Sold Q2 2019 634500.0 USD 6.51%
Northeastern US Median Sales Price for New Houses Sold Q2 2019 450700.0 USD -6.16%
Southern US Average Sales Price for New Houses Sold Q2 2019 337900.0 USD 2.30%
Southern US Median Sales Price for New Houses Sold Q2 2019 289900.0 USD 3.54%
US Average Sales Price for New Houses Sold Aug 2019 404200.0 USD 8.45%
US Median Sales Price for New Houses Sold Aug 2019 328400.0 USD 7.53%
US Months Supply of New Single Family Houses Aug 2019 5.50 Mo -6.78%
US New Single Family Houses Sold Aug 2019 57.00K 1.79%
US New Single Family Houses Sold Aug 2019 713.00K 7.06%
Western US Average Sales Price for New Houses Sold Q2 2019 457100.0 USD -0.13%
Western US Median Sales Price for New Houses Sold Q2 2019 401700.0 USD -0.07%

Quarterly E-Commerce Report

Last Updated: Aug 19 2019, 10:01 EDT    Next Release: Nov 19 2019, 10:00 EST

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

Major Indicators from this Report Period Value Chg Prev
US E-Commerce Sales Q2 2019 146.20B USD 4.17%
US E-Commerce Sales as Percent of Retail Sales Q2 2019 10.70% 1.90%
US E-Commerce Sales TTM Q2 2019 554.34B USD 3.19%
US E-Commerce Sales YoY Q2 2019 13.30% 11.01%

Quarterly Financial Report

Last Updated: Sep 4 2019, 10:01 EDT    Next Release: Dec 3 2019, 10:00 EST

The Quarterly Financial Report program collects and publishes aggregate statistics on the financial results and positions of US corporations.

Major Indicators from this Report Period Value Chg Prev
US Durable Goods Manufacturers' After-Tax Profits Q2 2019 79.10B USD -12.77%
US Durable Goods Manufacturers' Sales Q2 2019 914.87B USD -0.07%
US Manufacturing Corporations' After-Tax Profits Q2 2019 148.51B USD -7.25%
US Manufacturing Corporations' Sales Q2 2019 1.749T USD 1.30%
US Nondurable Goods Manufacturers' After-Tax Profits Q2 2019 69.40B USD -0.04%
US Nondurable Goods Manufacturers' Sales Q2 2019 833.96B USD 2.84%
US Retail Trade Corporations' After-Tax Profits Q2 2019 29.66B USD 10.16%
US Retail Trade Corporations' Sales Q2 2019 794.33B USD 2.33%

Quarterly Services Survey Report

Last Updated: Sep 6 2019, 10:01 EDT    Next Release: Dec 11 2019, 10:00 EST

The Quarterly Services Survey provides timely revenue performance data with respect to the service industry.

Major Indicators from this Report Period Value Chg Prev
US Accommodation Sector Total Revenue Q2 2019 65.24B USD 10.31%
US Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services Sector Total Revenue Q2 2019 255.48B USD 0.33%
US Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation Sector Total Revenue Q2 2019 73.92B USD 12.38%
US Educational Services Sector Total Revenue Q2 2019 18.94B USD 3.95%
US Finance and Insurance Sector Total Revenue Q2 2019 1.280T USD 1.68%
US Health Care and Social Assistance Sector Total Revenue Q2 2019 695.18B USD 2.52%
US Information Sector Total Revenue Q2 2019 433.28B USD 1.79%
US Other Services Sector (Except Public Administration) Total Revenue Q2 2019 145.94B USD 2.08%
US Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Sector Total Revenue Q2 2019 506.08B USD 1.81%
US Real Estate and Rental and Leasing Sector Total Revenue Q2 2019 186.51B USD 10.04%
US Selected Services Total Revenue Q2 2019 4.048T USD 1.29%
US Selected Services Total Revenue QoQ Q2 2019 1.29% 39.09%
US Selected Services Total Revenue YoY Q2 2019 5.29% -6.05%
US Transportation and Warehousing Sector Total Revenue Q2 2019 249.84B USD 0.32%
US Utilities Sector Total Revenue Q2 2019 146.58B USD -1.53%
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