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Machinery, equipment and supplies wholesalers report $106.7 billion in January inventories

Inventories held by machinery, equipment and supplies wholesalers in January 2019 were valued at $106.7 billion, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Motor vehicles and parts industry reports $208.7 billion in Q1 net sales

The motor vehicles and parts industry had $208.7 billion in net sales in the 1st quarter of 2019.

Inventories in search and navigation equipment, defense industry did not change much in April

Inventories for businesses in the search and navigation equipment, defense industry was unchanged over April, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

38.1% of households in Bishopville received food stamps in 2017

Bishopville ranked 21st 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.

Pelion ranked 65th in state for resident earnings in 2017

Pelion ranked 65th among cities in South Carolina by annual earnings per resident, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau in August.

Nonmetallic mineral products industry's Q1 income down 50.2%

The nonmetallic mineral products industry's after-tax income in the first quarter of 2019 was down 50.2 percent over the same period last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

38.4% of households in Clearwater received food stamps in 2017

Clearwater ranked 20th 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.

Inventories in electromedical, measuring and control instrument manufacturing industry climb 0.2 percent in April

Inventories for businesses in the electromedical, measuring and control instrument manufacturing industry increase $38 million, or 0.2 percent, to $15.6 billion in April, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort non-farm payroll employees increase by 1.4% since April

The number of employees on non-farm payrolls for the month of May in the Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort metropolitan statistical area was 85,800, a 1.4 percent increase over the previous month, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

37.2% of households in Newry received food stamps in 2017

Newry ranked 24th 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.

Two banks in Hartsville rated as "satisfactory" by feds

A total of two banks in Hartsville, South Carolina have been rated as "satisfactory" by federal regulators.

Computer and peripheral equipment industry’s Q1 retained earnings down 52.3%

The computer and peripheral equipment industry’s retained earnings in the first quarter of 2019 was down 52.3 percent over the same period last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Farm product raw materials wholesalers report 4.2 percent increase in year-over-year June inventories

Inventories held by farm product raw materials wholesalers in June were valued at $25.6 billion, an increase of 4.2 percent from the same period a year earlier.

Shipments of mining, oil and gas field machinery manufacturing fall 2.1 percent in June

Shipments for mining, oil and gas field machinery manufacturing decreased $33 million, or 2.1 percent, to $1.6 billion in June, according to a U.S. Census Bureau report, which was released in August.

Transportation construction spending in March hits $53.3 billion

Construction spending on transportation structures for March 2019 was estimated at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $53.3 billion, according to the U.S. Census Bureau report which was released in August.

Shipments of farm machinery and equipment manufacturing climb 4.7 percent in June

Shipments for farm machinery and equipment manufacturing increased $119 million, or 4.7 percent, to $2.7 billion in June, according to a U.S. Census Bureau report, which was released in August.

Smoaks ranked 64th in state for resident earnings in 2017

Smoaks ranked 64th among cities in South Carolina by annual earnings per resident, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau in August.

37.9% of households in North received food stamps in 2017

North ranked 22nd 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 Georgetown County population was 61,065 in 2017

Georgetown County, South Carolina had a population of 61,065 people in 2017, according to U.S. Census Bureau data obtained by the Palmetto Business Daily.

South Carolina collected $10.6 billion in property taxes in 2018

Of the $10.6 billion in taxes collected by South Carolina in 2018, 0.4 percent, or $37.3 million, came from property taxes, according to the U.S. Census Bureau's Annual Survey of State Government Tax Collections (STC).

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