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Economic Summaries are specialized products that combine data graphically from subjects such as unemployment, inflation, and wages into a single document for selected metropolitan areas. To view a specific area in this region, use the dropdown list below or click here.
Gasoline prices averaged $3.115 a gallon in the Chicago-Gary-Kenosha area in August 2015. Gasoline prices were down 52.0 cents compared to August 2014.
Gasoline prices averaged $2.566 a gallon in the Cleveland-Akron-Lorain area in August 2015. Gasoline prices were down 89.2 cents compared to August 2014.
From September 2014 to December 2014 gross job gains in Iowa totaled 77,791, while gross job losses numbered 71,592.
From September 2014 to December 2014 gross job gains in South Dakota totaled 21,356, while gross job losses numbered 19,843.
Among the eight metropolitan areas in Minnesota, Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington was the only area to have an average wage significantly above the U.S. average for selected nursing occupations.