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By the Numbers

181,800

Median price of existing home sales nationwide in June

 

15.4

Percent decline in median price from a year ago

 

31

Percent of all home sales in June nationwide that were distressed properties

 

24

Percent of jobs in Fort Meyers, FL related to real estate

 

7.2

Percent of jobs in Door County in real estate, home furnishings, construction, and specialty trade contracting

 

11

Pound increase in the average weight of a 6 to 11 year-old from 1960 to today

 

64

Percent of Americans who are overweight or obese

 

8.2

Percent of American personal consumption spending that goes toward financial services and insurance

 

7.9

Percent that goes to food and beverages consumed at home

 

Sources:  New York Times; Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development