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OVERLAND PARK CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: 2020 Census is coming, and everyone counts!

In 2020, our nation will conduct the once-a-decade census, with the goal of counting every person in the United States once, only once and in the right place.

First National Bank in Fredonia rated as "satisfactory" by feds

First National Bank in Fredonia, Kansas has been rated as "satisfactory" by federal regulators.

Matfield Green ranked 97th in state for resident earnings in 2017

Matfield Green ranked 97th among cities in Kansas by annual earnings per resident, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau in August.

Census Bureau: 1.6% of people in Barber County identified as multi-racial in 2017

Of the 4,905 citizens living in Barber County 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 Kansas Business Daily.

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

All 48 citizens living in Barnard in 2017 were white, according to U.S. Census Bureau data obtained on Aug. 2 by the Kansas Business Daily.

30.4% of households in Walnut received food stamps in 2017

Walnut ranked 22nd in Kansas 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.

Inventories in search and navigation equipment, defense industry did not change much in April

Inventories for businesses in the search and navigation equipment, defense industry was unchanged over April, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Machinery, equipment and supplies wholesalers report $106.7 billion in January inventories

Inventories held by machinery, equipment and supplies wholesalers in January 2019 were valued at $106.7 billion, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

$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.

Bank of the Prairie in Olathe evaluated by feds in 2018

Bank of the Prairie in Olathe, Kansas received a "satisfactory" rating from federal regulators in 2018.

Shipments of mining, oil and gas field machinery manufacturing fall 2.1 percent in June

Shipments for mining, oil and gas field machinery manufacturing decreased $33 million, or 2.1 percent, to $1.6 billion in June, according to a U.S. Census Bureau report, which was released in August.

Census Bureau: 1.1% of people in Axtell identified as multi-racial in 2017

Of the 374 citizens living in Axtell in 2017, 98.9% said they were only one race while 1.1% said they were two or more races, according to U.S. Census Bureau data obtained on Aug. 2 by the Kansas Business Daily.

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

All 281 citizens living in Baileyville in 2017 were white, according to U.S. Census Bureau data obtained on Aug. 2 by the Kansas Business Daily.

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.

Unfilled orders of iron and steel mills and ferroalloy and steel product manufacturing fall 2.2 percent in April

Unfilled orders for iron and steel mills and ferroalloy and steel product manufacturing decreased $372 million, or 2.2 percent, to $16.16 billion in April, according to a U.S. Census Bureau report before released in August.

Management and technical consulting services industry Q1 net sales up 1.1%

The management and technical consulting services industry’s net sales in the first quarter of 2019 were up 1.1 percent over the same period last year, 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.

Inventories in electromedical, measuring and control instrument manufacturing industry climb 0.2 percent in April

Inventories for businesses in the electromedical, measuring and control instrument manufacturing industry increase $38 million, or 0.2 percent, to $15.6 billion in April, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

30.8% of households in Redfield received food stamps in 2017

Redfield ranked 20th in Kansas 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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