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BETHANY FENWICK AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Delaware Botanic Gardens Ribbon Cutting & Grand Opening

The Delaware Botanic Gardens, its Board of Directors, and the Bethany-Fenwick Area Chamber of Commerce cordially invite you to the Delaware Botanic Gardens on Thursday September 19, 2019 at 1:00 pm for a ribbon-cutting to celebrate the Grand Opening of the Gardens.

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.

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.

Nonmetallic mineral products industry's Q1 income down 50.2%

The nonmetallic mineral products industry's after-tax income in the first quarter of 2019 was down 50.2 percent over the same period last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

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.

$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.

20.1% of households in Milton received food stamps in 2017

Milton ranked 24th in Delaware for the percentage of households receiving food stamps in 2017, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau in August.

Computer and peripheral equipment industry’s Q1 retained earnings down 52.3%

The computer and peripheral equipment industry’s retained earnings in the first quarter of 2019 was down 52.3 percent over the same period last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

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.

22% of households in Frederica received food stamps in 2017

Frederica ranked 20th in Delaware for the percentage of households receiving food stamps in 2017, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau in August.

Delaware collected $4.2 billion in sales and gross receipts taxes in 2018

Of the $4.2 billion in taxes collected by Delaware in 2018, 13.9 percent, or $585.6 million, came from sales and gross receipts taxes, according to the U.S. Census Bureau's Annual Survey of State Government Tax Collections (STC).

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.

Pike Creek Valley ranked 16th in state for resident earnings in 2017

Pike Creek Valley ranked 16th among cities in Delaware by annual earnings per resident, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau in August.

Inventories in electrical equipment, appliances and components industry did not change much in April

Inventories for businesses in the electrical equipment, appliances and components industry was unchanged over April, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

21.6% of households in Magnolia received food stamps in 2017

Magnolia ranked 21st in Delaware for the percentage of households receiving food stamps in 2017, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau in August.

Communications equipment industry had retained earnings deficit of $90.5 billion in Q1

The communications equipment industry reported a retained earnings deficit of $90.5 billion in the first quarter of 2019, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Census Bureau: 2.5% of people in Bellefonte identified as multi-racial in 2017

Of the 1,202 citizens living in Bellefonte in 2017, 97.5% said they were only one race while 2.5% said they were two or more races, according to U.S. Census Bureau data obtained on Aug. 2 by the Delaware Business Daily.

20.7% of households in Greenwood received food stamps in 2017

Greenwood ranked 22nd in Delaware for the percentage of households receiving food stamps in 2017, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau 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.

Census Bureau reports New Castle County population was 555,036 in 2017

New Castle County, Delaware had a population of 555,036 people in 2017, according to U.S. Census Bureau data obtained by the Delaware Business Daily.

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