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Portland ranked 38th in state for resident earnings in 2017

Portland ranked 38th among cities in Maine by annual earnings per resident, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau in August.

Computer systems design and related services industry’s Q1 retained earnings did not change much

The computer systems design and related services industry’s retained earnings in the first quarter of 2019 was unchanged over the same period last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Management and technical consulting services industry posts after-tax income deficit of $83 million in Q1

The management and technical consulting services industry reported a after-tax income deficit of $83 million in the first quarter of 2019, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Management and technical consulting services industry had retained earnings of $8 billion in Q1

The management and technical consulting services industry reported retained earnings of $8 billion in the first quarter of 2019, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

The price of education: Which 4-year Maine schools charge the highest in-state tuition?

Maine residents attending four-year schools pay the highest in-state tuition at Colby College, Bowdoin College and Bates College, according to an analysis of federal data.

Scientific research and development services industry reports $18 billion in Q1 net sales

The scientific research and development services industry had $18 billion in net sales in the 1st quarter of 2019.

Shipments of textile products fall 0.2 percent in June

Shipments for textile products decreased $4 million, or 0.2 percent, to $2.3 billion in June, according to a U.S. Census Bureau report, which was released in August.

7.4% of households in Kennebunk received food stamps in 2017

Kennebunk ranked 106th in Maine for the percentage of households receiving food stamps in 2017, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau in August.

Computer systems design and related services industry posts after-tax income of $2.2 billion in Q1

The computer systems design and related services industry reported after-tax income of $2.2 billion in the first quarter of 2019, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Telecommunications industry’s Q1 retained earnings up 5.1%

The telecommunications industry’s retained earnings in the first quarter of 2019 was up 5.1 percent over the same period last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Oxford County ranked 12th in state for resident earnings in 2017

Oxford County ranked 12th among counties in Maine by annual earnings per resident, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau in August.

Maine collected 4.7% more in income taxes in 2018

Of the $4.4 billion in taxes collected by Maine in 2018, $1.8 billion came from income taxes, a 4.7 percent increase over the previous year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau’s Annual Survey of State Government Tax Collections (STC).

Census Bureau: 77.15% of people in Auburn were old enough to vote in 2017

Of the 22,941 citizens living in Auburn in 2017, 17,700 were old enough to vote as of Aug. 2, according to U.S. Census Bureau data obtained by the Maine Business Daily.

7.3% of households in Yarmouth received food stamps in 2017

Yarmouth ranked 107th in Maine for the percentage of households receiving food stamps in 2017, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau in August.

Computer systems design and related services industry had retained earnings of $183.4 billion in Q1

The computer systems design and related services industry reported retained earnings of $183.4 billion in the first quarter of 2019, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

$9.5 billion spent on public safety construction in March 2019

Construction spending by the public sector on public safety structures for March 2019 was estimated at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $9.5 billion, according to the U.S. Census Bureau report which was released in August.

Inventories in information technology industries industry fall 0.1 percent in April

Inventories for businesses in the information technology industries industry decrease $31 million, or 0.1 percent, to $40.2 billion in April, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

7.4% of households in Camden received food stamps in 2017

Camden ranked 105th in Maine for the percentage of households receiving food stamps in 2017, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau in August.

30.4 percent of people 25 or older had an associate's degree or higher in Bucksport, Maine

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

Inventories in construction materials and supplies industry fall 0.5 percent in April

Inventories for businesses in the construction materials and supplies industry decrease $348 million, or 0.5 percent, to $73.9 billion in April, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

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