Reports and Economic Indicators

Reports and Economic Indicators

In addition to surveying business owners, the Regional Economics division tracks economic trends throughout the Fifth District and nationwide. Their findings are published throughout the year in the reports listed below.


This monthly update on the Fifth District economy includes timely analysis of labor market, household, business, and real estate conditions at both the state and metro area level.

Fifth District Economic Indicators

Updated monthly, these charts provide state-level information on industries, labor markets, income, and housing in the Fifth District.

Beige Book

The Richmond Fed contributes anecdotal information to the Beige Book, which provides an overview of current economic conditions within each Federal Reserve District.

Mortgage Performance Summaries

As of the second quarter of 2017, the Mortgage Performance Summaries have been discontinued. Historical reports will be available until December 31st, 2017. On January 1st, 2018, they will be removed from the website. If you have any questions, please contact Joseph Mengedoth at (804) 697-2860.

Special Reports

These occasional reports provide a platform for Regional Economics to publish specialized research on a variety of topics, including the Fifth District's residential real estate markets.

Regional Profiles

This annual compilation of economic data and analysis provides a general overview of the Fifth District's recent economic performance. It includes analysis on indicators related to output, demography, labor markets, household conditions, and real estate activity.

Contact Us

Sonya Ravindranath Waddell
Director of Regional Economics
(804) 697-2694