New Employment and Housing Data for April Now Available!

See the latest data, just released May 21st and May 22nd, on local housing and employment markets.  The latest employment data shows relatively weak employment numbers in April, which is typically a big month for farm sector employment.  More on this next week.  The latest housing data shows continued growth in home values (0.1% in April) and a decline in for-sale inventories (-1.7% in April).  

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