A round up of first quarter bank earnings shows the local economy is doing better.
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By the numbers: key Dayton economic indicators
New numbers on the Dayton area’s economy have been recently released:
2,551 single family homes and condominiums sold in first quarter, up 14.5% from 2,228 homes sold in first quarter 2012
$114,522 first quarter average home sales price, compared to $107,293 a year ago
343 residential building permits issued in first quarter for single family, condominium and apartment units, up from 328 in January to March 2012
7.6% March unemployment rate, in Dayton metropolitan area, compared to 8.1% a year ago
SOURCES: Dayton Area Board of Realtors, Home Builders Association of Dayton, Ohio Department of Job and Family Services