EconSouth (First Quarter 2005)

    Alabama Florida Georgia Louisiana Mississippi Tennessee 6th  
District
U.S.
Total Payroll Employment (thousands)a 2004Q4 1,892.1 7,511.5 3,915.4 1,906.5 1,128.5 2,692.1 19,046.1 132,294.0
  % change from 2004Q3 0.4 0.9 0.5 –0.1 0.2 0.1 0.5 0.4
  % change from 2003Q4 1.0 2.3 1.0 0.1 0.8 0.5 1.3 1.6
Manufacturing Payroll Employment (thousands)b 2004Q4 291.9 384.9 443.2 154.9 179.8 414.4 1,869.1 14,364.0
  % change from 2004Q3 0.6 0.5 –1.0 –0.1 –0.1 0.1 0.0 –0.3
  % change from 2003Q4 0.8 –0.4 –0.8 –0.6 1.3 0.0 –0.1 0.2
Civilian Unemployment Ratea 2004Q4 5.4 4.5 4.3 5.6 6.4 5.1 4.8 5.4
  Rate as of 2004Q3 5.8 4.6 4.1 5.5 6.0 4.8 4.8 5.4
  Rate as of 2003Q4 5.8 4.9 4.3 6.2 5.8 6.1 5.2 5.9
Existing Single-Family Home Sales (thousands of units)c 2004Q4 145.5 675.5 244.0 104.2 72.8 244.6 1,486.6 7,762.0
  % change from 2004Q3 13.2 –1.4 5.5 –1.3 2.4 4.6 2.1 1.1
  % change from 2003Q4 15.9 –1.7 21.7 –2.3 5.1 14.2 5.9 7.3
Single-Family Building Permits YTD (units)b 2004Q4 23,404 184,538 85,121 18,244 10,860 37,345 359,512 1,572,522
  % change from 2003Q4 7.7 19.0 8.5 9.2 4.7 14.0 14.1 8.9
Personal Income
($ billions)c
2004Q3 125.2 541.3 269.7 123.6 71.4 176.7 1,307.8 9,670.6
  % change from 2004Q2 0.6 0.5 0.7 1.0 0.7 0.9 0.7 0.8
  % change from 2003Q3 5.6 5.5 5.7 5.0 5.6 5.4 5.5 5.2
 
    Atlanta Birmingham Jacksonville Miami Nashville New   
Orleans
Orlando Tampa
Total Payroll Employment (thousands)b 2004Q4 2,199.5 480.8 580.4 1,029.6 696.9 616.4 962.5 1,263.2
  % change from 2003Q4 1.0 0.3 2.2 1.5 1.0 0.1 2.3 2.0
Civilian Unemployment Rateb 2004Q4 4.2 4.3 4.4 5.7 3.8 5.1 4.0 3.6
  Rate as of 2003Q4 4.2 4.5 4.9 6.6 4.6 5.6 4.6 4.0
Office Vacancy Rateb 2004Q4 22.9 16.4 13.5 12.7 13.3 16.2
  Rate as of 2003Q4 23.0 18.2 15.8 15.8 14.7 16.7
Median Existing Home Sale Price (thousands of $U.S.)b 2004Q4 157.7 149.7 153.7 297.2 148.7 140.3 184.4 168.5
  Median price
  as of
2003Q4 152.9 135.1 132.8 236.9 138.7 127.0 151.5 147.0

a Seasonally adjusted
b Not seasonally adjusted
c Seasonally adjusted annual rate

SOURCES: Sources: Payroll employment and civilian unemployment rate: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics. Existing home sales and median existing home sale price: National Association of Realtors. Single-family building permits: U.S. Bureau of the Census, Construction Statistics Division. Personal income: Bureau of Economic Analysis. Quarterly estimates of all construction data reflect annual benchmark revisions. Office vacancy rate: CB Richard Ellis. Most data were obtained from Haver Analytics.

For more extensive information on the data series shown here, see www.frbatlanta.org/publica/econ_south/2005/q1/dist_data.cfm.

 

Total Payroll Employment Manufacturing Payroll Employment
 
Civilian Unemployment Rate Single-Family Building Permits YTD
 
Existing Home Sales Personal Income
 

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