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Census Bureau: 72.55% of people in Cheraw were old enough to vote in 2017

Of the 5,702 citizens living in Cheraw in 2017, 4,137 were old enough to vote as of Aug. 2, according to U.S. Census Bureau data obtained by the Palmetto Business Daily.

Census Bureau reports Darlington population was 6,075 in 2017

Darlington, South Carolina had a population of 6,075 people in 2017, according to U.S. Census Bureau data obtained by the Palmetto Business Daily.

New manufacturing orders for electrical equipment manufacturing climb 3.4 percent in June

New orders for electrical equipment manufacturing increased $105 million, or 3.4 percent, to $3.23 billion in June, according to a U.S. Census Bureau report which was released in August.

New manufacturing orders for metalworking machinery manufacturing climb 1.5 percent in May

New orders for metalworking machinery manufacturing increased $39 million, or 1.5 percent, to $2.58 billion in May, according to a U.S. Census Bureau report which was released in August.

Census Bureau: 1.4% of people in Hickory Grove identified as multi-racial in 2017

Of the 509 citizens living in Hickory Grove in 2017, 98.6% said they were only one race while 1.4% said they were two or more races, according to U.S. Census Bureau data obtained on Aug. 2 by the Palmetto Business Daily.

Sewage and waste disposal construction spending up 18.7% from June 2018 to June 2019

Construction spending on sewage and waste disposal structures for June 2019 was estimated at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $26.76 billion, a 18.7 percent increase from the same period a year earlier, according to a U.S. Census Bureau report, which was released on Aug. 6.

Census Bureau: 0.4% of people in Hemingway identified as multi-racial in 2017

Of the 491 citizens living in Hemingway in 2017, 99.6% said they were only one race while 0.4% said they were two or more races, according to U.S. Census Bureau data obtained on Aug. 2 by the Palmetto Business Daily.

Ware Place ranked 156th in state for resident earnings in 2017

Ware Place ranked 156th among cities in South Carolina by annual earnings per resident, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau in August.

Illinois' miscellaneous tax revenues down 7.4 percent since Q1 2019

Illinois collected $126 million in miscellaneous tax revenue during the first quarter of 2019, a 7.4 percent decrease over the previous quarter when $136 million was reported, according to the U.S. Census Bureau’s Quarterly Summary of State and Local Taxes.

VA provides 4.2% less Purchase Loans in South Carolina in Q2 vs. Q1 2019

The number of VA Purchase Loans for South Carolina in the second quarter of fiscal year 2019 was 2,303, and totaled $548.9 million, according to figures provided by the Veterans Affairs Home Loans Index.

Census Bureau: More men than women in Arcadia in 2017

Of the 4,228 people living in Arcadia in 2017, 40.5 percent (1,712) were women and 59.5 percent (2,516) were men, according to U.S. Census Bureau data obtained by the Palmetto Business Daily

19.2% of households in Red Bank received food stamps in 2017

Red Bank ranked 201st 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.

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

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

Chesterfield ranked 157th in state for resident earnings in 2017

Chesterfield ranked 157th among cities in South Carolina by annual earnings per resident, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau in August.

19.2% of households in Honea Path received food stamps in 2017

Honea Path ranked 200th 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.

$324.1 billion spent on public construction in June 2019

Total construction spending by the public sector for June 2019 was estimated at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $324.1 billion, according to the U.S. Census Bureau report which was released in August.

South carolina collects $10.7 million in public utilities license in 2018

Of the $10.6 billion in taxes collected by South Carolina in 2018, 0.1 percent, or, $10.7 million, came from public utilities license, according to the U.S. Census Bureau’s Annual Survey of State Government Tax Collections (STC).

Paper and paper products wholesalers report 0.1 percent increase in June inventories

Inventories held by paper and paper products wholesalers in June were valued at $9.5 billion, an increase of 0.1 percent from the revised May 2019 level, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Census Bureau: 2.1% of people in Hilda identified as multi-racial in 2017

Of the 428 citizens living in Hilda in 2017, 97.9% said they were only one race while 2.1% said they were two or more races, according to U.S. Census Bureau data obtained on Aug. 2 by the Palmetto Business Daily.

Census Bureau reports Dalzell population was 3,415 in 2017

Dalzell had a population of 3,415 people in 2017, according to U.S. Census Bureau data obtained by the Palmetto Business Daily.

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