Center for Microeconomic Data

 
 
 
SCE
Survey of Consumer Expectations
April Survey: Median expectations for household spending growth dropped sharply to 2.6 percent in April from 3.3 percent in March, the lowest level observed since our survey’s inception in June 2013. The decline was fairly widespread, but largest for respondents with a high school diploma or less and a lower income.
SCE
SCE Housing Survey
2017 Survey: Consumers continue to view housing as a good investment, anticipating an average 5.1 percent gain in home prices over the next year—up from 3.3 percent in 2016.
Income Growth Expectations
Quarterly Report on Household Debt and Credit
Q1 Statistic: Aggregate household debt balances increased by $149 billion in the first quarter of this year to reach $12.73 trillion. This eleventh consecutive quarterly rise pushed total household debt above the prior peak of $12.68 trillion set in the third quarter of 2008.