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California Economic Snapshot

Published March 10, 2014

New Auto Registrations (Fourth Quarter)

2012: 387,523

2013: 422,313

Median Home Price (for Single-Family Residential, January)

2012: $336,650

2013: $ 410,990

Detached Single-Family Home Sales (Annualized through January, seasonally adjusted)

2012: 421,780

2013: 363,640

Home Sales (January)

2012: 28,871

2013: 25,832

Civilian Nonfarm Jobs (December)

2012: 14,532,100

2013 (preliminary): 14,767,800

Newly-Permitted Residential Units

December 2012: 6017

December 2013: 8,796

Data Sources: New Car Dealers Association, California Association of Realtors, DataQuick, California Employment Development Department, Census Bureau

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