Numbers: Oct. 9, 2006

65% Percentage of Baghdad residents polled who think an immediate pullout of U.S. troops would make Iraq more secure

40,000 Number of Iraqi families who fled their homes to escape sectarian violence and registered, as of August, with the Iraqi government as refugees. The number of registered refugee families was up from 27,000 the previous month

$225,000 Median price of a U.S. single-family home in August, down 1.7% from a year ago. It's the first annual drop since 1995

$1.8 million Average cost of a four-bedroom house in Beverly Hills, Calif., the nation's priciest residential market. In Minot, N.D., the least...

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