The Stephen S. Fuller Institute maintains data on the Washington Metropolitan Area’s economic, housing, and population trends. For more information, contact Jeannette Chapman (jchapm13@gmu.edu). Data are updated generally on the following schedule:

  • Washington Index – last week of the month
  • Regional employment data – 3rd week of the month
  • Regional unemployment rates – 4th week of the month
  • Federal procurement data – February of each year
  • Regional housing data – 2nd week of the month
  • Regional population data – late March of each year

Washington Index (monthly, 1997 to present)
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Jobs by Sub-State Area, Monthly Over-the-Year Change (monthly, 1991 to present)
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Jobs by Sector and Sub-State Area (most recent month)
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Unemployment Rate by Sub-State Area (monthly, 1990 to present)
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Employed and Unemployed Residents by Sub-State Area (most recent month)
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Federal Procurement (annually, 1980 to present)
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Existing Home Sales by Sub-State Area (monthly, 2010 to present)
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Existing Home Sales Average Price by Sub-State Area, Monthly Over-the-Year Change (monthly, 2010 to present)
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Population by Sub-State Area (annually, 1980 to present)
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