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Construction (868kb, updated 1/24/17)

Some data starts as early as 1970 and most data sets are from 1985 through current month. Not all data is available for every year for every county. Data sets included are:

  • Residential Permits by County (monthly, 1985 through current update)
  • Single-family permits by city (monthly, 1980 through current update)
  • Multi-family permits by city (monthly, 1980 through current update)
  • Residential building construction value (monthly, 1985 through current update)
  • Non-residential building construction value (monthly, 1985 through current update)
  • Non-building construction value (monthly, 1985 through current update)
  • Square footage and value for the region (Aggregated annually, 1970 through 2016)
 

Consumer Price Index/Cost of Living (622kb, updated 2/16/17)

  • Annual Consumer Price Index – Urban (CPI-U), not seasonally adjusted, for 1918 - 2016 for the U.S. City Average and the Kansas City MSA
  • Semi-annual and annual detailed items for the MSA (through 2016)
  • Monthly annualized inflation for the US and every 6 months for the MSA (through current update)
  • ACCRA Cost of Living Indicators for the MSA through Annual Average for 2011. Data is no longer updated. File for historical reference only.

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The employment data sets previously found here related to unemployment and employment by industry have undergone changes at the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) that prevent us from updating in a timely manner. The labor force, employment and unemployment data have been moved to the Economy/ Employment and Business page.