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Census Bureau: 79.96% of people in Charleston County were old enough to vote in 2017

Of the 387,847 citizens living in Charleston County in 2017, 310,133 were old enough to vote as of Aug. 2, according to U.S. Census Bureau data obtained by the Palmetto Business Daily.

New construction of single-family homes in the South in June increases over same month last year

The total number of single-family homes started in June 2019 for the United States’ South region was 44,500, compared to 42,500 for June 2018, according to figures released jointly by the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

58 percent of applicants to Erskine College were admitted for fall 2018

At Erskine College, 96 percent of undergraduate students are traditional students - age 24 or younger - and 56 percent are male, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Census Bureau: More women than men in Andrews in 2017

Of the 2,880 people living in Andrews in 2017, 53.3 percent (1,535) were women and 46.7 percent (1,345) were men, according to U.S. Census Bureau data obtained by the Palmetto Business Daily

Miscellaneous durable goods wholesalers report 0.1 percent decrease in June inventories

Inventories held by miscellaneous durable goods wholesalers in June were valued at $30.9 billion, a decrease of 0.1 percent from the revised May 2019 level, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Construction on nearly 40,200 housing units completed in June in South

The total number of single-family homes completed in June for the South region of the U.S. was 40,200, according to figures released jointly by the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

19.2% of households in Gray Court received food stamps in 2017

Gray Court ranked 199th 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.

Census Bureau reports Cross Hill population was 646 in 2017

Cross Hill, South Carolina had a population of 646 people in 2017, according to U.S. Census Bureau data obtained by the Palmetto Business Daily.

18.6% of households in Paxville received food stamps in 2017

Paxville ranked 204th 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.

25.5 percent of people 25 or older had an associate's degree or higher in Great Falls, South Carolina

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

Census Bureau: 1.5% of people in Hilton Head Island identified as multi-racial in 2017

Of the 39,666 citizens living in Hilton Head Island in 2017, 98.5% said they were only one race while 1.5% said they were two or more races, according to U.S. Census Bureau data obtained on Aug. 2 by the Palmetto Business Daily.

Residents and visitors to Alabama paid $11.1 billion in taxes in 2018

Alabama collected $11.1 billion in taxes in 2018, a 6.1 percent increase from the previous year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau’s Annual Survey of State Government Tax Collections (STC).

Residents and visitors to Alaska paid $1.6 billion in taxes in 2018

Alaska collected $1.6 billion in taxes in 2018, a 38.1 percent increase from the previous year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau’s Annual Survey of State Government Tax Collections (STC).

South carolina collects $6.8 million in motor vehicle operators license in 2017

Of the $9.8 billion in taxes collected by South Carolina in 2017, 0.1 percent, or, $6.8 million, came from motor vehicle operators license, according to the U.S. Census Bureau’s Annual Survey of State Government Tax Collections (STC).

Census Bureau: 1.5% of people in Hodges identified as multi-racial in 2017

Of the 136 citizens living in Hodges in 2017, 98.5% said they were only one race while 1.5% said they were two or more races, according to U.S. Census Bureau data obtained on Aug. 2 by the Palmetto Business Daily.

35.6% unemployed in Dorchester County in 2017

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

Professional and commercial equipment and supplies wholesalers report 0.9 percent increase in June sales

Sales by professional and commercial equipment and supplies wholesalers in June were $43.7 billion, an increase of 0.9 percent from the revised May 2019 level, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

49% unemployed in Fairfield County in 2017

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

Census Bureau: More women than men in Anderson in 2017

Of the 27,011 people living in Anderson in 2017, 54.3 percent (14,679) were women and 45.7 percent (12,332) were men, according to U.S. Census Bureau data obtained by the Palmetto Business Daily

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