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Communications equipment industry had retained earnings deficit of $90.5 billion in Q1

The communications equipment industry reported a retained earnings deficit of $90.5 billion in the first quarter of 2019, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Census Bureau reports Oconee County population was 75,926 in 2017

Oconee County, South Carolina had a population of 75,926 people in 2017, according to U.S. Census Bureau data obtained by the Palmetto Business Daily.

Unfilled orders of iron and steel mills and ferroalloy and steel product manufacturing fall 2.2 percent in April

Unfilled orders for iron and steel mills and ferroalloy and steel product manufacturing decreased $372 million, or 2.2 percent, to $16.16 billion in April, according to a U.S. Census Bureau report before released in August.

Management and technical consulting services industry Q1 net sales up 1.1%

The management and technical consulting services industry’s net sales in the first quarter of 2019 were up 1.1 percent over the same period last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Lugoff ranked 63rd in state for resident earnings in 2017

Lugoff ranked 63rd among cities in South Carolina by annual earnings per resident, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau in August.

$314.6 billion spent on public construction in January 2019

Total construction spending by the public sector for January 2019 was estimated at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $314.6 billion, according to the U.S. Census Bureau report which was released in August.

Shipments of construction machinery manufacturing climb 2.1 percent in June

Shipments for construction machinery manufacturing increased $65 million, or 2.1 percent, to $3.2 billion in June, according to a U.S. Census Bureau report, which was released in August.

Census Bureau: 2.2% of people in Beaufort County identified as multi-racial in 2017

Of the 179,316 citizens living in Beaufort County in 2017, 97.8% said they were only one race while 2.2% said they were two or more races, according to U.S. Census Bureau data obtained on Aug. 2 by the Palmetto Business Daily.

Sticker shock: Which 2-year U.S. schools charge the highest in-state tuition?

State residents enrolled at South Carolina institutions of higher learning face among the steepest cost of attending two-year in-state colleges and universities in the U.S., according to an analysis of federal data.

Census Bureau reports Trenton population was 305 in 2017

Trenton, South Carolina had a population of 305 people in 2017, according to U.S. Census Bureau data obtained by the Palmetto Business Daily.

Coastalstates Bank in Hilton Head Island rated as "satisfactory" by feds

Coastalstates Bank in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina has been rated as "satisfactory" by federal regulators.

Census Bureau: nobody in Bishopville identified as multi-racial in 2017

Of the 3,229 citizens living in Bishopville in 2017, everyone said they were only one race, according to U.S. Census Bureau data obtained on Aug. 2 by the Palmetto Business Daily.

36% of households in Judson received food stamps in 2017

Judson ranked 28th 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.

Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach non-farm payroll employees increase by 2.1% since April

The number of employees on non-farm payrolls for the month of May in the Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach metropolitan statistical area was 184,200, a 2.1 percent increase over the previous month, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

U.S. construction spending in April hits $1.3 trillion

Total construction spending for April 2019 was estimated at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $1.3 trillion, according to the U.S. Census Bureau report which was released in August.

Aerospace products and parts industry reports $79.4 billion in Q1 net sales

The aerospace products and parts industry had $79.4 billion in net sales in the 1st quarter of 2019.

Goose Creek ranked 67th in state for resident earnings in 2017

Goose Creek ranked 67th among cities in South Carolina by annual earnings per resident, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau in August.

Home vacancies in South Carolina did not change much from Q4 2018 to Q1 2019

Home vacancies in South Carolina were 1.3 percent in the first quarter of 2019, nearly the same as the previous quarter, according to a U.S. Census Bureau report, which was released in August.

35.8% of households in Fairfax received food stamps in 2017

Fairfax ranked 29th 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.

Health care construction spending in April hits $43.8 billion

Construction spending on health care structures for April 2019 was estimated at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $43.8 billion, according to the U.S. Census Bureau report which was released in August.

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