The American auto business is one of the most highly valued and profitable industries in the world.
The average American family owns a car, but only a small portion of the nation’s vehicles are sold in America.
The number of vehicles sold by car companies grew nearly 12 percent from 2016 to 2017, while the number of new cars sold fell by 5 percent.
Here are some statistics to help you better understand how this industry has fared in 2017.
The numbers below are based on information from the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey, which is used by the federal government to track the nation in terms of population, income, and household size.
The numbers in these charts are based off of data from the 2017 ACS, which was released on Tuesday.
The 2016 ACS was released in September, and the 2017 data is due to be released in December.
Here’s how the industry has performed in 2017:The average price of a new car in 2017 was $36,200, according to data from Kelley Blue Book, while new vehicles were priced at $26,800, according the Edmunds.com car comparison website.
The median sale price for a new vehicle in 2017, however, was $23,400.
The average annual salary for an auto salesperson in 2017 is $42,400, according a report from Automotive News.
The annual average salary for a manager in the industry is $67,100.