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31.2 percent of people 25 or older had an associate's degree or higher in Hatley, Mississippi

31.2 percent of people 25 years or older had an associate's degree or higher in Hatley, Mississippi in 2017, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau.

38.8 percent of people 25 or older had an associate's degree or higher in Hattiesburg, Mississippi

38.8 percent of people 25 years or older had an associate's degree or higher in Hattiesburg, Mississippi in 2017, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau.

$324.1 billion spent on public construction in June 2019

Total construction spending by the public sector for June 2019 was estimated at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $324.1 billion, according to the U.S. Census Bureau report which was released in August.

19.4% of households in Schlater received food stamps in 2017

Schlater ranked 200th in Mississippi for the percentage of households receiving food stamps in 2017, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau in August.

Census Bureau: Waveland, Mississippi saw more residents between ages 35 and 44 in 2017

Of the 6,382 people residing in Waveland, Mississippi in 2017, the median age was 38, according to U.S. Census Bureau data obtained by the Mississippi Business Daily.

Sewage and waste disposal construction spending up 18.7% from June 2018 to June 2019

Construction spending on sewage and waste disposal structures for June 2019 was estimated at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $26.76 billion, a 18.7 percent increase from the same period a year earlier, according to a U.S. Census Bureau report, which was released on Aug. 6.

Illinois' miscellaneous tax revenues down 7.4 percent since Q1 2019

Illinois collected $126 million in miscellaneous tax revenue during the first quarter of 2019, a 7.4 percent decrease over the previous quarter when $136 million was reported, according to the U.S. Census Bureau’s Quarterly Summary of State and Local Taxes.

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College enrolls 8,950 undergrads

At Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, 72 percent of undergraduate students are traditional students - age 24 or younger - and 60 percent are female, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

VA provides 11.1% less Purchase Loans in Mississippi in Q2 vs. Q1 2019

The number of VA Purchase Loans for Mississippi in the second quarter of fiscal year 2019 was 769, and totaled $155.2 million, according to figures provided by the Veterans Affairs Home Loans Index.

Home vacancies in Mississippi down 0.6% from 2017 to 2018

Home vacancies in Mississippi were 1.6 percent in 2018, a decrease of 0.6 percent from the previous year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau report, which was released in April.

19.4% of households in Heidelberg received food stamps in 2017

Heidelberg ranked 199th in Mississippi for the percentage of households receiving food stamps in 2017, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau in August.

Census Bureau: More women than men in Alligator in 2017

Of the 100 people living in Alligator in 2017, 56 percent (56) were women and 44 percent (44) were men, according to U.S. Census Bureau data obtained by the Mississippi Business Daily

New construction of single-family homes in the South in June increases over same month last year

The total number of single-family homes started in June 2019 for the United States’ South region was 44,500, compared to 42,500 for June 2018, according to figures released jointly by the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

45% unemployed in Clay County in 2017

45 percent of Clay County residents between 16 and 65 years old were unemployed in 2017, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau.

31.4% unemployed in DeSoto County in 2017

31.4 percent of DeSoto County residents between 16 and 65 years old were unemployed in 2017, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau.

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula non-farm payroll employees increase by 1.1% since last year

The number of employees on non-farm payrolls for the month of January in the Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula metropolitan statistical area was 153,900, a 1.1 percent increase over the same period last year, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Census Bureau: Crenshaw, Mississippi saw more residents between ages 10 and 14 in 2017

Of the 1,138 people residing in Crenshaw, Mississippi in 2017, the median age was 30, according to U.S. Census Bureau data obtained by the Mississippi Business Daily.

Oxford University Bank receives satisfactory rating from feds

Oxford University Bank in Oxford, Mississippi received a CRA rating of satisfactory in its most recent examination by federal regulators.

Miscellaneous durable goods wholesalers report 0.1 percent decrease in June inventories

Inventories held by miscellaneous durable goods wholesalers in June were valued at $30.9 billion, a decrease of 0.1 percent from the revised May 2019 level, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

85 percent of applicants to Delta State University were admitted for fall 2018

At Delta State University, 87 percent of undergraduate students are traditional students - age 24 or younger - and 59 percent are female, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

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