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Inflation is declining, but national prices remain over 3% higher than last year — with people in the Southeast and West the most impacted.
Rural areas are home to 16% of the US population — but represent 88% of the land area served by USPS.
The American automotive industry builds millions of cars each year and employs nearly 2% of the working-age population.
The Environmental Protection Agency estimates that the US requires $625 billion in water infrastructure improvements over the next two decades.
American single-family homes are 20% larger today than they were in 1990 — but households are the smallest they've been in eight decades.
Cannabis taxes fund a wide range of public initiatives, from healthcare to law enforcement.
Gas prices change based on the cost of crude oil, refining, distribution and marketing, and federal, state, and local taxes.
Inflation affects families at different income levels unevenly as the poorest Americans pay a larger share of their incomes on food and housing.
Women's representation in Congress and participation in the workforce has grown, but disparities still exist at home and elsewhere.
The PPI monitors approximately 10,000 monthly product indexes, offering valuable insights into the economic well-being from the seller's standpoint.
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