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Public safety construction spending in February hits $10 billion

Construction spending on public safety structures for February 2019 was estimated at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $10 billion, according to the U.S. Census Bureau report which was released in August.

52.9% of households in Alorton received food stamps in 2017

Alorton ranked third in Illinois for the percentage of households receiving food stamps in 2017, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau in August.

Census Bureau: nobody in Allerton identified as multi-racial in 2017

Of the 290 citizens living in Allerton in 2017, everyone said they were only one race, according to U.S. Census Bureau data obtained on Aug. 2 by the Illinois Business Daily.

Census Bureau: 4.1% of people in Alton identified as multi-racial in 2017

Of the 27,037 citizens living in Alton in 2017, 95.9% said they were only one race while 4.1% said they were two or more races, according to U.S. Census Bureau data obtained on Aug. 2 by the Illinois Business Daily.

The First National Bank and Trust Company of Rochelle last evaluated by feds in 2016

The First National Bank and Trust Company of Rochelle in Rochelle, Illinois received its last CRA evaluation from federal regulators on July 5, 2016.

South Side Trust & Savings Bank of Peoria receives satisfactory rating from feds

South Side Trust & Savings Bank of Peoria in Peoria, Illinois received a CRA rating of satisfactory in its most recent examination by federal regulators.

Carbondale-Marion non-farm payroll employees decrease by 2.2% since April

The number of employees on non-farm payrolls for the month of May in the Carbondale-Marion metropolitan statistical area was 58,500, a 2.2 percent decrease from the previous month, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Furniture and home furnishings wholesalers report $14.1 billion in January inventories

Inventories held by furniture and home furnishings wholesalers in January 2019 were valued at $14.1 billion, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Graduates earn 6,375 degrees, certificates from DePaul University

About 30.1 percent of the 6,375 degrees and certificates handed out by DePaul University in 2017-18 were to students in business, management, marketing, and related support services programs, making them the most popular programs that year, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Broadcasting, except internet industry Q1 net sales up 4.9%

The broadcasting, except internet industry’s net sales in the first quarter of 2019 were up 4.9 percent over the same period last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Amusement and recreation construction spending in February hits $27.7 billion

Construction spending on amusement and recreation structures for February 2019 was estimated at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $27.7 billion, according to the U.S. Census Bureau report which was released in August.

Census Bureau: nobody in Alsey identified as multi-racial in 2017

Of the 172 citizens living in Alsey in 2017, everyone said they were only one race, according to U.S. Census Bureau data obtained on Aug. 2 by the Illinois Business Daily.

Illinois ranks 13th highest on wine taxes, study finds

The state wine excise taxes in Illinois ranked 13th in the nation, according to a new analysis from the Tax Foundation based on January 2019 data.

Lake Camelot ranked 94th in state for resident earnings in 2017

Lake Camelot ranked 94th among cities in Illinois by annual earnings per resident, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau in August.

Graduates earn 79 degrees, certificates from Midstate College

About 46.8 percent of the 79 degrees and certificates handed out by Midstate College in 2017-18 were to students in health professions and related programs, making them the most popular programs that year, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Hardware and plumbing and heading equipment and supplies wholesalers report 4.3 percent increase in year-over-year May sales

Sales by hardware and plumbing and heading equipment and supplies wholesalers in May 2019 were $12.8 billion, an increase of 4.3 percent from the same period a year earlier, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Drugs and druggists' sundries wholesalers report $64.5 billion in January inventories

Inventories held by drugs and druggists' sundries wholesalers in January 2019 were valued at $64.5 billion, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Inventories in metalworking machinery manufacturing industry climb 0.2 percent in April

Inventories for businesses in the metalworking machinery manufacturing industry increase $10 million, or 0.2 percent, to $6.1 billion in April, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Graduates earn 5,492 degrees, certificates from DeVry University-Illinois

About 54.4 percent of the 5,492 degrees and certificates handed out by DeVry University-Illinois in 2017-18 were to students in business, management, marketing, and related support services programs, making them the most popular programs that year, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Morton Community Bank evaluated by feds in 2018

Morton Community Bank, Illinois received a "satisfactory" rating from federal regulators in 2018.

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