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Residents and visitors to South Carolina paid $10.6 billion in taxes in 2018

South Carolina collected $10.6 billion in taxes in 2018, a 7.3 percent increase from the previous year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau’s Annual Survey of State Government Tax Collections (STC).

Everyone in Gramling employed in 2017

All Gramling residents between 16 and 65 years old were in the labor force in 2017, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau.

8.5% of households in Parksville received food stamps in 2017

Parksville ranked 320th in South Carolina for the percentage of households receiving food stamps in 2017, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau in August.

Total OASDI disabled beneficiaries in Aiken increases in 2018

There were 7,215 total OASDI disabled beneficiaries in Aiken in 2018, a 0.3% increase over 2017, which had 7,195 total disabled beneficiaries.

Construction permits authorized on South single-family homes in June falls from the same month last year

The total number of single-family homes approved for construction in June 2019 for the United States’ South region was 40,000, compared to 44,600 for June 2018, according to figures released jointly by the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Census Bureau: More women than men in Due West in 2017

Of the 1,412 people living in Due West in 2017, 51.6 percent (728) were women and 48.4 percent (684) were men, according to U.S. Census Bureau data obtained by the Palmetto Business Daily

36.6% unemployed in Gadsden in 2017

36.6 percent of Gadsden residents between 16 and 65 years old were unemployed in 2017, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau.

Census Bureau reports Hemingway population was 491 in 2017

Hemingway, South Carolina had a population of 491 people in 2017, according to U.S. Census Bureau data obtained by the Palmetto Business Daily.

Miscellaneous nondurable goods wholesalers report 1.8 percent decrease in July inventories

Inventories held by miscellaneous nondurable goods wholesalers in July were valued at $33.9 billion, a decrease of 1.8 percent from the revised June 2019 level, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

U.S. jewelry stores estimate 22.8 percent sales decrease for June

Jewelry stores in June 2019 saw sales decrease 22.8 percent from the previous month, according to the U.S. Census Bureau’s Advance Monthly Retail Trade and Food Services Survey.

VA reports increase in number of August appointments scheduled at Ralph H. Johnson VAMC health facility in Goose Creek

The Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center, subsidiary 534GD in Goose Creek, South Carolina scheduled 12,508 pending appointments in August compared to 11,868 during the same period last year, according to data collected from the U.S. Department of Veteran's Affairs.

Census Bureau: More women than men in Easley in 2017

Of the 20,521 people living in Easley in 2017, 52.8 percent (10,845) were women and 47.2 percent (9,676) were men, according to U.S. Census Bureau data obtained by the Palmetto Business Daily

July 2019 home sales in the United States less than June’s

The estimated sales of new homes in the United States for the month of July was 53,000, compared to 66,000 for June, according to figures released jointly by the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

43.1 percent of people 25 or older had an associate's degree or higher in Newport, South Carolina

43.1 percent of people 25 years or older had an associate's degree or higher in Newport, South Carolina in 2017, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau.

Corporate tax credit programs available to support energy renewables and efficiency in South Carolina

South Carolina has at least two corporate tax credit programs available to consumers as incentives that support energy renewables and efficiency, according to data obtained from the Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency (DSIRE).

8.3% of households in Tatum received food stamps in 2017

Tatum ranked 324th in South Carolina for the percentage of households receiving food stamps in 2017, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau in August.

Turbeville ranked 217th in state for resident earnings in 2017

Turbeville ranked 217th among cities in South Carolina by annual earnings per resident, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau in August.

100% unemployed in Fingerville in 2017

100 percent of Fingerville residents between 16 and 65 years old were unemployed in 2017, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau.

61.8% unemployed in Converse in 2017

61.8 percent of Converse residents between 16 and 65 years old were unemployed in 2017, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau.

North Dakota's miscellaneous tax revenues down 28.6 percent since Q1 2019

North Dakota collected $507 million in miscellaneous tax revenue during the first quarter of 2019, a 28.6 percent decrease over the previous quarter when $710 million was reported, according to the U.S. Census Bureau’s Quarterly Summary of State and Local Taxes.

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