July 2009

July 2009

July 2009 Issue


  • American Demographics

    A region-by-region report on business and the economy

  • Northeast: Surviving the Downturn

    Like all other regions of the U.S., the Northeast is feeling the effects of the economic downturn. However, its unemployment rate remains lower than that of any other area.

  • South: Sunbelt Sees Some Light

    While it is still hard hit, compared with most of the other U.S. regions, the South, with the exception of areas like South Florida, is slightly less affected by the country's turbulent economy

  • Midwest: Tough Times in the Middle

    Encompassing the West North Central states and the East North Central states from Ohio to North Dakota, the Midwest is facing a unique set of challenges

  • West: Rocky Real Estate

    When it comes to the overall unemployment picture, the West region is the "winner." Part of that is, of course, due to its fast growth and population spike over the last decade.