U.S. Census Bureau News

Textile mills and textile product mills industry's Q2 income up 12.8%

The textile mills and textile product mills industry's after-tax income in the second quarter of 2019 was up 12.8 percent over the same period last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Food industry reports $161.6 billion in Q2 net sales

The food industry had $161.6 billion in net sales in the 2nd quarter of 2019.

U.S. newspaper publishing services report 1.6% decrease in revenue from Q1 to Q2 2019

Revenue for newspaper publishing industries across the U.S. was $6 billion for the 2nd quarter of 2019, a 1.6 percent decrease from the previous quarter.

U.S. total construction construction spending up 5.93% from April to May 2019

Total Construction spending for May 2019 was estimated at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $2.15 billion.

Arizona ranks 13th in the U.S. for the most general sales and gross receipts taxes paid in 2018.

In 2018, Arizona collected $2.1 billion in general sales and gross receipts taxes, ranking it 13th in the United States, according to the U.S. Census Bureau's Annual Survey of State Government Tax Collections (STC).

Shipments of construction machinery manufacturing fall 7.5 percent in July

Shipments for construction machinery manufacturing decreased $238 million, or 7.5 percent, to $2.9 billion in July, according to a U.S. Census Bureau report, which was released in September.

Lumber and other construction materials wholesalers report 0.6 percent increase in year-over-year July sales

Sales by lumber and other construction materials wholesalers in July 2019 were $12 billion, an increase of 0.6 percent from the same period a year earlier, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

U.S. transportation construction spending up 12.43% from April to May 2019

Transportation spending for May 2019 was estimated at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $2.15 billion.

Arizona ranks seventh in the U.S. for the most property taxes paid in 2018.

In 2018, Arizona collected $1 billion in property taxes, ranking it seventh in the United States, according to the U.S. Census Bureau's Annual Survey of State Government Tax Collections (STC).

Beverage and tobacco products industry's Q2 income down 2%

The beverage and tobacco products industry's after-tax income in the second quarter of 2019 was down 2 percent over the same period last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Nearly 328,800 housing units were under construction in June in the West

The total number of housing units under construction in June for the West region of the U.S. was 328,800, according to figures released jointly by the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

U.S. publishing, excluding online publishing services report 0.2% decrease in revenue from Q1 to Q2 2019

Revenue for publishing, excluding online publishing industries across the U.S. was $93.7 billion for the 2nd quarter of 2019, a 0.2 percent decrease from the previous quarter.

U.S. sewage and waste disposal construction spending up 11.09% from April to May 2019

Sewage and Waste Disposal spending for May 2019 was estimated at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $2.15 billion.

Shipments of farm machinery and equipment manufacturing fall 7.5 percent in July

Shipments for farm machinery and equipment manufacturing decreased $200 million, or 7.5 percent, to $2.5 billion in July, according to a U.S. Census Bureau report, which was released in September.

U.S. amusement and recreation construction spending up 4.96% from April to May 2019

Amusement and Recreation spending for May 2019 was estimated at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $2.15 billion.

Furniture and home furnishings wholesalers report 7.3 percent increase in year-over-year July sales

Sales by furniture and home furnishings wholesalers in July 2019 were $8.2 billion, an increase of 7.3 percent from the same period a year earlier, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

46,223 accommodation and food services businesses in the U.S. have between 50 and 99 employees in 2016

There were 46,223 accommodation and food services businesses in the U.S. that had between 50 and 99 employees in 2016, according to County Business Patterns (CBP) statistics provided by the United States Census Bureau.

New home sales in the United States up in August 2019 compared to last year

The estimated sales of new homes in the United States for the month of August 2019 was 706,000, compared to 604,000 for the same month the previous year.

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in Arizona in 2016

There were 11,957 Arizona residents who died of heart disease in 2016, 0.7 percent more than the total who died from cancer, according to data obtained from the National Center for Health Statistics.

U.S. communication construction spending up 1.19% from April to May 2019

Communication spending for May 2019 was estimated at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $1.93 billion.

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