Theme-Logo Federal Way Economic Recovery

This dashboard tracks data on the Federal Way economic recovery following the impact of covid-19. Key indicators shown below follow two main categories: Small Businesses and Employment & Hiring. As traditional economic and labor market data sources have significant lag time, this dashboard pulls from a wide range of unique sources from Credit Card Transactions to Foot Traffic to Job Openings.

Data updated: 11/24/2020

Change in Small Businesses Open

Small businesses open data come from a popular customer engagement platform used by small businesses and bounded by the city limits. The data show the percent of these businesses open compared to a pre-covid baseline period.

Change in Small Business Revenue

Small business revenue data come from a popular customer engagement platform used by small businesses and bounded by the city limits. The data show the percent of these businesses open compared to a pre-covid baseline period.

Change in Consumer Spending

Change in consumer spending data are aggregated from credit card transactions processed in business within the city limits.

Foot Traffic by Location

Foot traffic data are aggregated from smart phone apps, anonymized for privacy protection and then summarized by % change from baseline periods. In this case we are showing % change by location for preceding week and from a pre-covid baseline.

Change in Employment

Change in employment data come from payroll and accounting firm Intuit. Different than standard employment data change in employment focuses on the rate of change in employing activity compared to last year.

Job Postings

Job postings data are aggregated from job posting sites, de-duplicated and summarized by monthly total volume. This data point is helpful in understanding business activity that precedes actual hiring.

All Industries

30 Day Job Postings Trend Comparison

Retail

30 Day Job Postings Trend Comparison

Medical

30 Day Job Postings Trend Comparison

Construction

30 Day Job Postings Trend Comparison