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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.

Mandeville ranked 62nd in state for resident earnings in 2017

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

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.

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.

Census Bureau reports Amelia population was 1,876 in 2017

Amelia had a population of 1,876 people in 2017, according to U.S. Census Bureau data obtained by the Louisiana Business Daily.

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.

The First National Bank of Jeanerette rated as "satisfactory" by feds

The First National Bank of Jeanerette, Louisiana has been rated asĀ "satisfactory" by federal regulators.

38.9% of households in Pleasant Hill received food stamps in 2017

Pleasant Hill ranked 21st in Louisiana for the percentage of households receiving food stamps in 2017, 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.

Census Bureau: 1.1% of people in Bastrop identified as multi-racial in 2017

Of the 10,643 citizens living in Bastrop in 2017, 98.9% said they were only one race while 1.1% said they were two or more races, according to U.S. Census Bureau data obtained on Aug. 2 by the Louisiana Business Daily.

Chemicals and allied products wholesalers report 3.8 percent increase in year-over-year May sales

Sales by chemicals and allied products wholesalers in May 2019 were $11.6 billion, an increase of 3.8 percent from the same period a year earlier, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Census Bureau: nobody in Bayou Corne identified as multi-racial in 2017

All 18 citizens living in Bayou Corne in 2017 were white, according to U.S. Census Bureau data obtained on Aug. 2 by the Louisiana Business Daily.

Sewage and waste disposal construction spending in March hits $25.4 billion

Construction spending on sewage and waste disposal structures for March 2019 was estimated at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $25.4 billion, according to the U.S. Census Bureau report which was released in August.

State Bank & Trust Company in Golden Meadow receives satisfactory rating from feds

State Bank & Trust Company in Golden Meadow, Louisiana received a CRA rating of satisfactory in its most recent examination by federal regulators.

Ossun ranked 61st in state for resident earnings in 2017

Ossun ranked 61st among cities in Louisiana by annual earnings per resident, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau 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.

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.

Gibsland Bank & Trust Company receives satisfactory rating from feds

Gibsland Bank & Trust Company in Gibsland, Louisiana received a CRA rating of satisfactory in its most recent examination by federal regulators.

Communication construction spending in March hits $23.8 billion

Construction spending on communication structures for March 2019 was estimated at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $23.8 billion, according to the U.S. Census Bureau report which was released in August.

Communications equipment industry posts after-tax income of $4.4 billion in Q1

The communications equipment industry reported after-tax income of $4.4 billion in the first quarter of 2019, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

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