Resources

Economic Data Sources for the Southeast

Employment and Unemployment

Employment, Hours, and Earnings from the Current Employment Statistics (CES) (state & metro area)
U.S. Dept. of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)

Local Area Unemployment Statistics
U.S. Dept. of Labor, BLS

Occupational Employment Statistics
(state information available)
U.S. Dept. of Labor, BLS

State and County Employment and Wages from Covered Employment and Wages (CES)
U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of the Census

Personal Income

Local Area Personal Income
U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA)

Annual State Personal Income
U.S. Dept. of Commerce, BEA

Quarterly State Personal Income
U.S. Dept. of Commerce, BEA

Survey of Current Business, regional accounts articles
U.S. Dept. of Commerce, BEA

Manufacturing

Annual Survey of Manufactures, Geographic Area Series
U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of the Census

2002 Economic Census, Manufacturing, published every 5 years
U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of the Census

Manufacturers’ News for each state, published annually
Manufacturers’ News Inc.

Bank Statistics

Summary of Deposits
Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.

National Information Center (NIC)
The Federal Reserve System’s National Information Center of Banking Information

FDIC Institutions Directory
Demographic data and financial profiles of FDIC-insured depository institutions

Housing and Construction

Building Permits
U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of the Census

Construction Statistics
U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of the Census

Construction Potentials Bulletin
McGraw-Hill, F.W. Dodge

Industry Research
National Association of Realtors

Retail Sales

Monthly Retail Trade Survey
U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of the Census

Census of Retail Trade
U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of the Census

Consumer Price Index

For South Census Region
CPI Detailed Report
Specific reports: South Urban, Miami, Atlanta,
U.S. Dept. of Labor, BLS

Web Sites

Bureau of the Census - State and County QuickFacts
Bureau of Economic Analysis - Regional Programs
Bureau of Labor Statistics - Region IV
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

For information on the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) Regional Economic Information System (REIS) CD-ROM call (202) 254-6630 or see the BEA web site.