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U.S. travel arrangement and reservation services report $12.5 billion in revenue for Q1 2019

Revenue for travel arrangement and reservation services across the U.S. was $12.5 billion for the 1st quarter of 2019.

Census Bureau: Howland saw more residents between ages 25 and 34 in 2017

Of the 998 people residing in Howland, a census-designated place in Maine, in 2017, the median age was 42, according to U.S. Census Bureau data obtained by the Maine 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).

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.

Maine collects $11 million in motor vehicle operators license in 2017

Of the $4.2 billion in taxes collected by Maine in 2017, 0.3 percent, or, $11 million, came from motor vehicle operators license, according to the U.S. Census Bureau’s Annual Survey of State Government Tax Collections (STC).

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

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

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).

$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.

Census Bureau reports South Paris population was 2,615 in 2017

South Paris had a population of 2,615 people in 2017, according to U.S. Census Bureau data obtained by the Maine Business Daily.

Census Bureau: 80.0% of people in Brunswick Station were old enough to vote in 2017

Of the 530 citizens living in Brunswick Station in 2017, 424 were old enough to vote as of Aug. 2, according to U.S. Census Bureau data obtained by the Maine Business Daily.

Unfilled orders of furniture and related products fall 1 percent in April

Unfilled orders for furniture and related products decreased $88 million, or 1 percent, to $8.54 billion in April, according to a U.S. Census Bureau report before released in August.

Motor vehicle and motor vehicle parts and supplies wholesalers report $40.8 billion in June sales

Sales by motor vehicle and motor vehicle parts and supplies wholesalers in June 2019 were $40.8 billion.

Construction started on Northeast US multi-family homes in June increases over previous month

The total number of multi-family homes started in June 2019 in the United States’ Northeast region was 5,300, compared to 3,300 for May, according to figures released jointly by the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Census Bureau: 3% of people in Lake Arrowhead identified as multi-racial in 2017

Of the 2,558 citizens living in Lake Arrowhead in 2017, 97% said they were only one race while 3% said they were two or more races, according to U.S. Census Bureau data obtained on Aug. 2 by the Maine Business Daily.

U.S. beer, wine and liquor stores report $5 billion in sales for June

The estimated sales for beer, wine and liquor stores for June 2019 was $5 billion, according to the U.S. Census Bureau's Advance Monthly Retail Trade and Food Services Survey.

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.

39.1% unemployed in Franklin County in 2017

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

Census Bureau: 6.2% of people in Lewiston identified as multi-racial in 2017

Of the 36,211 citizens living in Lewiston in 2017, 93.8% said they were only one race while 6.2% said they were two or more races, according to U.S. Census Bureau data obtained on Aug. 2 by the Maine Business Daily.

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.

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