Housing – U.S. Median Famility Income to Mortgage Cost

Housing – U.S. Median Famility Income to Mortgage Cost This chart suggests that relative to family incomes, buying a home in the U.S. is currently quite affordable by historical standards. Image: Gavekal, Macrobond

U.S. Jobs of the 2010s

U.S. Jobs of the 2010s Jobs in tech, construction, home health and fitness center were among the fastest growing of the decade. Image: Reuters

U.S. Housing Forecasts

U.S. Housing Forecasts The 12-month forecast suggests that housing starts, building permits and home sales are on the rise. Image: Arbor Research & Trading LLC

U.S. Unemployment Rate: Black or African Americans

U.S. Unemployment Rate: Black or African Americans The U.S. unemployment rate of Black or African Americans stands at 6.3%, while the civilian unemployment rate stands at 3.7%, near its lowest level in almost 50 years. You may also like “Homeownership Disparity Deepens.”

History of the Real Federal Minimum Wage

History of the Real Federal Minimum Wage Today, the real federal minimum wage is worth 31% less than in 1968. It is also the longest period without an increase (adjusted for inflation). You may also like “Wage Growth vs. U.S. Home Price Growth.” Image: Economic Policy Institute