Labor

 

United States

Labor force: 159,880,000

Employment: 153,602,000

Unemployment: 6,278,000

Rate: 3.9 percent

 

Missouri

Labor force: 2,985,425

Employment: 2,885,019

Unemployment: 100,406

Rate: 3.4 percent

 

Boone County

Labor force: 94,284

Employment: 91,571

Unemployment: 2,713

Rate: 2.9 percent

 

Columbia

Labor force: 64,355

Employment: 62,573

Unemployment: 1,782

Rate: 2.8 percent

 

Construction – February 2018

 

Residential building permits: 44

Value of residential building permits:  $4,275,555

Commercial building permits: 3

Value of commercial building permits: $195,000

Commercial additions and alterations: 14

Value of commercial alterations: $1,522,948

 

Housing – January 2018

 

Total single-family home sales: 106

Existing single-family home sales: 96

New construction single-family home sales: 10

Single-family homes active on the market: 630

Single-family homes average sold price: $222,561

Single-family homes median sold price: $196,000

Single-family homes average days on market: 68

Single-family homes pending listings on market: 152

 

Utilities

 

Water

February 2018: 49,112

February 2017: 48,562

Change #: 550

Change %: 1.133

 

Electric

February 2018: 50,221

February 2017: 49,574

Change #: 647

Change %: 1.305

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