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Economy Adds Only 20,000 Jobs in February

By: Beth Burnham Mace  |  March 08, 2019

The Labor Department reported that there were only 20,000 jobs added in February, well below the consensus expectation of 180,000.  This marked the 101st consecutive month of job growth.  While February was weak, January was very strong.  The latest three-month average is 186,000, less than last year’s 223,000 monthly average but consistent with more modest growth anticipated for 2019.

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Economy Adds 304,000 Jobs in January

By: Beth Burnham Mace  |  February 01, 2019

The Labor Department reported that there were a significant number of jobs added in January--304,000 and well above the consensus expectation of 172,000. This was the 100th consecutive month of job growth.  December was revised down to 222,000 from 312,000 and November was revised up to 196,000 from 176,000.

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Five Key Takeaways from NIC’s Fourth Quarter 2018 Seniors Housing Data Release

By: Beth Burnham Mace  |  January 23, 2019

NIC MAP® Data Service clients attended a webinar in mid-January on the key seniors housing data trends during the fourth quarter of 2018.  Key takeaways included the following:

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Economy Adds 2.64 million Jobs in 2018

By: Beth Burnham Mace  |  January 04, 2019

Over the year, the U.S. economy added 2.64 million jobs, making it the third best year for job growth since the recession a decade ago and the third best year since 2000.

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