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Census Bureau: 76.14% of people in Hanamaulu were old enough to vote in 2017

Of the 5,386 citizens living in Hanamaulu in 2017, 4,101 were old enough to vote as of Aug. 2, according to U.S. Census Bureau data obtained by the Hawaii Business Daily.

43.2% unemployed in Captain Cook in 2017

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

New construction of single-family homes in the West in June falls over same month last year

The total number of single-family homes started in June 2019 for the United States’ West region was 20,800, compared to 21,800 for June 2018, according to figures released jointly by the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Paper and paper products wholesalers report 0.1 percent increase in June inventories

Inventories held by paper and paper products wholesalers in June were valued at $9.5 billion, an increase of 0.1 percent from the revised May 2019 level, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

U.S. advertising, public relations and related services report 5.5% decrease in revenue from Q4 2018 to Q1 2019

Revenue for advertising, public relations and related services industries across the U.S. was $25.1 billion for the 1st quarter of 2019, a 5.5 percent decrease from the previous quarter.

Census Bureau: Waimanalo saw more residents between ages 45 and 54 in 2017

Of the 6,578 people residing in Waimanalo, a census-designated place in Hawaii, in 2017, the median age was 34, according to U.S. Census Bureau data obtained by the Hawaii Business Daily.

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.

U.S. supermarkets and other grocery (except convenience) stores report $55.6 billion in sales for June

The estimated sales for supermarkets and other grocery (except convenience) stores for June 2019 was $55.6 billion, according to the U.S. Census Bureau's Advance Monthly Retail Trade and Food Services Survey.

Construction started on U.S. multi-family homes in June falls over previous month

The total number of multi-family homes started in June 2019 in the United States was 33,200, compared to 40,500 for May, according to figures released jointly by the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Census Bureau: More women than men in Anahola in 2017

Of the 1,986 people living in Anahola in 2017, 50.3 percent (999) were women and 49.7 percent (987) were men, according to U.S. Census Bureau data obtained by the Hawaii Business Daily

Kealakekua ranked 62nd in state for resident earnings in 2017

Kealakekua ranked 62nd among cities in Hawaii by annual earnings per resident, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau in August.

$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.

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.

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).

VA provides 14.1% less Purchase Loans in Hawaii in Q2 vs. Q1 2019

The number of VA Purchase Loans for Hawaii in the second quarter of fiscal year 2019 was 523, and totaled $277.3 million, according to figures provided by the Veterans Affairs Home Loans Index.

Census Bureau: 32.2% of people in Koloa identified as multi-racial in 2017

Of the 2,741 citizens living in Koloa in 2017, 67.8% said they were only one race while 32.2% said they were two or more races, according to U.S. Census Bureau data obtained on Aug. 2 by the Hawaii Business Daily.

23.1 percent of people 25 or older had an associate's degree or higher in Kaumakani, Hawaii

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

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.

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.

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