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Inventories in audio and video equipment industry fall 1.5 percent in April

Inventories for businesses in the audio and video equipment industry decrease $10 million, or 1.5 percent, to $653 million in April, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Inventories in other electronic component manufacturing industry climb 2.2 percent in April

Inventories for businesses in the other electronic component manufacturing industry increase $159 million, or 2.2 percent, to $7.4 billion in April, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Inventories in search and navigation equipment, nondefense industry climb 0.5 percent in April

Inventories for businesses in the search and navigation equipment, nondefense industry increase $13 million, or 0.5 percent, to $2.7 billion in April, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Grocery and related products wholesalers report 3.5 percent increase in year-over-year May sales

Sales by grocery and related products wholesalers in May 2019 were $55.3 billion, an increase of 3.5 percent from the same period a year earlier, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Farm product raw materials wholesalers report 11.9 percent increase in year-over-year May sales

Sales by farm product raw materials wholesalers in May 2019 were $16.3 billion, an increase of 11.9 percent from the same period a year earlier, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Census Bureau: 0.7% of people in Ashkum identified as multi-racial in 2017

Of the 761 citizens living in Ashkum in 2017, 99.3% said they were only one race while 0.7% said they were two or more races, according to U.S. Census Bureau data obtained on Aug. 2 by the Illinois Business Daily.

Census Bureau: 0.5% of people in Ashland identified as multi-racial in 2017

Of the 1,276 citizens living in Ashland in 2017, 99.5% said they were only one race while 0.5% said they were two or more races, according to U.S. Census Bureau data obtained on Aug. 2 by the Illinois Business Daily.

Census Bureau: 3.8% of people in Assumption identified as multi-racial in 2017

Of the 1,246 citizens living in Assumption in 2017, 96.2% said they were only one race while 3.8% said they were two or more races, according to U.S. Census Bureau data obtained on Aug. 2 by the Illinois Business Daily.

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

Of the 978 citizens living in Astoria 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: 1.6% of people in Atkinson identified as multi-racial in 2017

Of the 1,186 citizens living in Atkinson in 2017, 98.4% said they were only one race while 1.6% said they were two or more races, according to U.S. Census Bureau data obtained on Aug. 2 by the Illinois Business Daily.

Census Bureau: 1.8% of people in Atlanta identified as multi-racial in 2017

Of the 1,766 citizens living in Atlanta in 2017, 98.2% said they were only one race while 1.8% said they were two or more races, according to U.S. Census Bureau data obtained on Aug. 2 by the Illinois Business Daily.

Census Bureau: 0.3% of people in Auburn identified as multi-racial in 2017

Of the 4,888 citizens living in Auburn in 2017, 99.7% said they were only one race while 0.3% said they were two or more races, according to U.S. Census Bureau data obtained on Aug. 2 by the Illinois Business Daily.

Shipments of ferrous metal foundries fall 2.4 percent in June

Shipments for ferrous metal foundries decreased $37 million, or 2.4 percent, to $1.5 billion in June, according to a U.S. Census Bureau report, which was released in August.

Shipments of fabricated metal products climb 0.7 percent in June

Shipments for fabricated metal products increased $220 million, or 0.7 percent, to $33.9 billion in June, according to a U.S. Census Bureau report, which was released in August.

Shipments of machinery climb 0.7 percent in June

Shipments for machinery increased $225 million, or 0.7 percent, to $33.5 billion in June, according to a U.S. Census Bureau report, which was released in August.

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin non-farm payroll employees increase by 0.9% since April

The number of employees on non-farm payrolls for the month of May in the Chicago-Naperville-Elgin metropolitan statistical area was 4,816,300, a 0.9 percent increase over the previous month, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

43.2% of households in Venice received food stamps in 2017

Venice ranked 13th in Illinois for the percentage of households receiving food stamps in 2017, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau in August.

43.1% of households in Joppa received food stamps in 2017

Joppa ranked 14th in Illinois for the percentage of households receiving food stamps in 2017, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau in August.

42.9% of households in Otterville received food stamps in 2017

Otterville ranked 15th in Illinois for the percentage of households receiving food stamps in 2017, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau in August.

42.3% of households in Mulkeytown received food stamps in 2017

Mulkeytown ranked 16th in Illinois for the percentage of households receiving food stamps in 2017, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau in August.

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