November 15, 2018

Local Area Personal Income, 2017

Personal income increased in 2,787 counties, decreased in 318, and was unchanged in 8 in 2017. Personal income increased 4.5 percent in the metropolitan portion of the United States and increased 3.2 percent in the nonmetropolitan portion in 2017. The change in personal income ranged from -41.4 percent in Slope County, North Dakota to 23.7 percent in Crosby County, Texas in 2017.

Principal Federal Economic Indicators

Gross Domestic Product Q3 2018 +3.5%
Personal Income September 2018 +0.2%
International Trade in Goods & Services (Trade Balance) September 2018 -$54.0B
U.S. International Transactions (Current Account Balance) Q2 2018 -$101.5B

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Local Area Personal Income: 2017

November 15, 2018

Personal income increased in 2,787 counties, decreased in 318, and was unchanged in 8 in 2017. Personal income increased 4.5 percent in the metropolitan portion of the United States and increased 3.2 percent in the nonmetropolitan portion in 2017. The change in personal income ranged from -41.4 percent in Slope County, North Dakota to 23.7 percent in Crosby County, Texas in 2017 (BEA… Read More

Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by State: Second Quarter 2018

November 14, 2018

  • Real gross domestic product increased in all 50 states and the District of Columbia in the second quarter of 2018. The percent change in real GDP in the second quarter ranged from 6.0 percent in Texas to 2.5 percent in Delaware.
     
  • Information services; real estate and rental and leasing; professional, scientific, and technical services; and durable goods manufacturing were the leading contributors to the increase in real… Read More

Guam GDP Increases in 2017

November 13, 2018

The estimates of GDP for Guam show that real GDP—GDP adjusted to remove price changes—increased 0.2 percent in 2017 after increasing 0.3 percent in 2016. For comparison, real GDP for the United States increased 2.2 percent in 2017 after increasing 1.6 percent in 2016.

Activities of U.S. Affiliates of Foreign Multinational Enterprises, 2016

November 8, 2018

Majority-owned U.S. affiliates (MOUSAs) of foreign multinational enterprises (MNEs) employed 7.1 million workers (preliminary) in the United States in 2016, a 3.9 percent increase from 6.8 million (revised) in 2015, according to the Bureau of Economic Analysis.

Changes to BEA's Regional Data Tables Improve Consistency

November 8, 2018

The Bureau of Economic Analysis made changes today to some of our tables showing data about states, counties, metro areas, and other local areas. The changes make the presentation of data more consistent across BEA’s regional tables.

These changes in the way gross domestic product and personal income figures are displayed affect only the presentation, not the actual data. But users of BEA’s… Read More

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