Latest News

Construction started on Northeast US multi-family homes in June increases over previous month

The total number of multi-family homes started in June 2019 in the United States’ Northeast region was 5,300, compared to 3,300 for May, according to figures released jointly by the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

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.

45.9 percent of people 25 or older had an associate's degree or higher in Hudson, Massachusetts

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

Mildred Elley-Pittsfield Campus enrolls 210 undergrads

At Mildred Elley-Pittsfield Campus, 69 percent of undergraduate students are nontraditional students - age 25 or older - and 81 percent are female, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Motor vehicle and motor vehicle parts and supplies wholesalers report $40.8 billion in June sales

Sales by motor vehicle and motor vehicle parts and supplies wholesalers in June 2019 were $40.8 billion.

Coastal Heritage Bank in Weymouth rated as "satisfactory" by feds

Coastal Heritage Bank in Weymouth, Massachusetts has been rated as "satisfactory" by federal regulators.

Winchester Savings Bank last evaluated by feds in 2018

Winchester Savings Bank in Winchester, Massachusetts received its last CRA evaluation from federal regulators on July 1, 2018.

Paper and paper products wholesalers report 0.1 percent increase in June inventories

Inventories held by paper and paper products wholesalers in June were valued at $9.5 billion, an increase of 0.1 percent from the revised May 2019 level, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

2.4% of households in Mansfield Center received food stamps in 2017

Mansfield Center ranked 202nd in Massachusetts for the percentage of households receiving food stamps in 2017, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau in August.

$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.

Analysis: 447,729 Massachusetts households enrolled in food stamp program in January

About 447,729 Massachusetts households were on food stamp rolls in January 2019.

Residents and visitors to Alaska paid $1.6 billion in taxes in 2018

Alaska collected $1.6 billion in taxes in 2018, a 38.1 percent increase from the previous year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau’s Annual Survey of State Government Tax Collections (STC).

Census Bureau: More women than men in Arlington in 2017

Of the 44,992 people living in Arlington in 2017, 52.9 percent (23,783) were women and 47.1 percent (21,209) were men, according to U.S. Census Bureau data obtained by the Massachusetts Business Daily

East Harwich ranked 91st in state for resident earnings in 2017

East Harwich ranked 91st among cities in Massachusetts by annual earnings per resident, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau in August.

18 percent of applicants to Laboure College were admitted for fall 2018

At Laboure College, 75 percent of undergraduate students are nontraditional students - age 25 or older - and 90 percent are female, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Census Bureau reports Gloucester population was 29,858 in 2017

Gloucester, Massachusetts had a population of 29,858 people in 2017, according to U.S. Census Bureau data obtained by the Massachusetts Business Daily.

Census Bureau: 3% of people in Leominster identified as multi-racial in 2017

Of the 41,446 citizens living in Leominster in 2017, 97% said they were only one race while 3% said they were two or more races, according to U.S. Census Bureau data obtained on Aug. 2 by the Massachusetts Business Daily.

Census Bureau: 68.84% of people in Cordaville were old enough to vote in 2017

Of the 2,766 citizens living in Cordaville in 2017, 1,904 were old enough to vote as of Aug. 2, according to U.S. Census Bureau data obtained by the Massachusetts Business Daily.

Census Bureau: 79.7% of people in Danvers were old enough to vote in 2017

Of the 27,527 citizens living in Danvers in 2017, 21,940 were old enough to vote as of Aug. 2, according to U.S. Census Bureau data obtained by the Massachusetts Business Daily.

37.3% unemployed in Wareham Center in 2017

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

Metro Business Network