U.S. Census Bureau News

U.S. total construction construction spending up 6.6% from March to April 2019

Total Construction spending for April 2019 was estimated at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $2.15 billion.

South Carolina ranks 13th in the U.S. for the most alcoholic beverages sales tax paid in 2018.

In 2018, South Carolina collected $179.1 million in alcoholic beverages sales tax, ranking it 13th in the United States, according to the U.S. Census Bureau's Annual Survey of State Government Tax Collections (STC).

Shipments of mining, oil and gas field machinery manufacturing fall 6.3 percent in July

Shipments for mining, oil and gas field machinery manufacturing decreased $98 million, or 6.3 percent, to $1.5 billion in July, according to a U.S. Census Bureau report, which was released in September.

U.S. periodical publishing services report 0.9% decrease in revenue from Q1 to Q2 2019

Revenue for periodical publishing industries across the U.S. was $6.6 billion for the 2nd quarter of 2019, a 0.9 percent decrease from the previous quarter.

Beverage and tobacco products industry reports $52.7 billion in Q2 net sales

The beverage and tobacco products industry had $52.7 billion in net sales in the 2nd quarter of 2019.

Apparel and leather products industry's Q2 income down 21.2%

The apparel and leather products industry's after-tax income in the second quarter of 2019 was down 21.2 percent over the same period last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

U.S. transportation construction spending up 11.27% from March to April 2019

Transportation spending for April 2019 was estimated at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $2.15 billion.

Professional and commercial equipment and supplies wholesalers report 6.5 percent increase in year-over-year July sales

Sales by professional and commercial equipment and supplies wholesalers in July 2019 were $43.8 billion, an increase of 6.5 percent from the same period a year earlier, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Food industry reports $161.6 billion in Q2 net sales

The food industry had $161.6 billion in net sales in the 2nd quarter of 2019.

Census Bureau: 78.08% of people in Lancaster County were old enough to vote in 2017

Of the 86,544 citizens living in Lancaster County in 2017, 67,577 were old enough to vote as of Aug. 2, according to U.S. Census Bureau data obtained by the Palmetto Business Daily.

Textile mills and textile product mills industry's Q2 income up 12.8%

The textile mills and textile product mills industry's after-tax income in the second quarter of 2019 was up 12.8 percent over the same period last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Lumber and other construction materials wholesalers report 0.6 percent increase in year-over-year July sales

Sales by lumber and other construction materials wholesalers in July 2019 were $12 billion, an increase of 0.6 percent from the same period a year earlier, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

U.S. newspaper publishing services report 1.6% decrease in revenue from Q1 to Q2 2019

Revenue for newspaper publishing industries across the U.S. was $6 billion for the 2nd quarter of 2019, a 1.6 percent decrease from the previous quarter.

U.S. total construction construction spending up 5.93% from April to May 2019

Total Construction spending for May 2019 was estimated at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $2.15 billion.

South Carolina ranks 30th in the U.S. for the most general sales and gross receipts taxes paid in 2018.

In 2018, South Carolina collected $2.1 billion in general sales and gross receipts taxes, ranking it 30th in the United States, according to the U.S. Census Bureau's Annual Survey of State Government Tax Collections (STC).

Shipments of construction machinery manufacturing fall 7.5 percent in July

Shipments for construction machinery manufacturing decreased $238 million, or 7.5 percent, to $2.9 billion in July, according to a U.S. Census Bureau report, which was released in September.

U.S. transportation construction spending up 12.43% from April to May 2019

Transportation spending for May 2019 was estimated at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $2.15 billion.

Furniture and home furnishings wholesalers report 7.3 percent increase in year-over-year July sales

Sales by furniture and home furnishings wholesalers in July 2019 were $8.2 billion, an increase of 7.3 percent from the same period a year earlier, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

46,223 accommodation and food services businesses in the U.S. have between 50 and 99 employees in 2016

There were 46,223 accommodation and food services businesses in the U.S. that had between 50 and 99 employees in 2016, according to County Business Patterns (CBP) statistics provided by the United States Census Bureau.

South Carolina ranks 24th in the U.S. for the most property taxes paid in 2018.

In 2018, South Carolina collected $37.3 million in property taxes, ranking it 24th in the United States, according to the U.S. Census Bureau's Annual Survey of State Government Tax Collections (STC).

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