North Carolina Economic Development Guide

2013

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Person Population (000s) Employment (000s) Unemployment rate Per capita income (000s) Pitt 2001 36.1 15.8 8.2% $24.3 2011* 40.0 17.5 10.6% $29.3 Polk 2001 136.1 68.5 6.0% $25.3 Population (000s) Employment (000s) Unemployment rate Per capita income (000s) 2011* 173.7 75.2 10.8% $32.0 Population (000s) Employment (000s) Unemployment rate Per capita income (000s) 2001 18.8 8.5 3.3% $32.1 2011* 20.9 8.6 8.5% $37.3 EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY Retail: 17.9% Health care: 12.8% EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY Health care: 22.7% Education: 15.5% EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY Health care: 32.2% Accommodations: 8.8% LARGEST PRIVATE-SECTOR EMPLOYER GKN Driveline LARGEST PRIVATE-SECTOR EMPLOYER DSM LARGEST PRIVATE-SECTOR EMPLOYER Tryon Estates Retirement Community LARGEST CITY/TOWN Roxboro: population 8,348 LARGEST CITY/TOWN Greenville: population 85,059 LARGEST CITY/TOWN Tryon: population 1,647 COUNTY PROPERTY TAX 70 cents per $100 value COUNTY PROPERTY TAX 68 cents per $100 value COUNTY PROPERTY TAX 52 cents per $100 value HIGHER EDUCATION Piedmont Community College HIGHER EDUCATION East Carolina University Pitt Community College HIGHER EDUCATION Isothermal Community College FOR MORE INFORMATION Person County Economic Development 336-597-1752 www.personcounty.net FOR MORE INFORMATION Pitt County Development Commission 252-758-1989 www.locateincarolina.com FOR MORE INFORMATION Polk County Of���ce of Economic and Tourism Development, 828-894-2895 www.ourpolk.polknc.org Randolph Population (000s) Employment (000s) Unemployment rate Per capita income (000s) Richmond 2001 132.2 71.2 5.3% $24.2 2011* 143.6 65.7 10.6% $28.7 Population (000s) Employment (000s) Unemployment rate Per capita income (000s) Robeson 2001 46.5 18.7 9.6% $22.0 2011* 46.6 17.4 13.9% $27.7 Population (000s) Employment (000s) Unemployment rate Per capita income (000s) 2001 124.3 46.3 12.1% $19.2 2011* 135.9 49.1 13.9% $24.6 EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY Manufacturing: 33.0% Health care: 9.7% EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY Manufacturing: 20.7% Health care: 15.7% EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY Health care: 20.1% Manufacturing: 15.3% LARGEST PRIVATE-SECTOR EMPLOYER Randolph Hospital LARGEST PRIVATE-SECTOR EMPLOYER Perdue Farms LARGEST PRIVATE-SECTOR EMPLOYER Mountaire Farms of North Carolina LARGEST CITY/TOWN Asheboro: population 25,371 LARGEST CITY/TOWN Rockingham: population 9,543 LARGEST CITY/TOWN Lumberton: population 21,606 COUNTY PROPERTY TAX 58.6 cents per $100 value COUNTY PROPERTY TAX 81 cents per $100 value COUNTY PROPERTY TAX 77 cents per $100 value HIGHER EDUCATION Randolph Community College HIGHER EDUCATION Richmond Community College HIGHER EDUCATION UNC Pembroke Robeson Community College FOR MORE INFORMATION Randolph County Economic Development Corp. 336-626-2233 www.rcedc.com FOR MORE INFORMATION Richmond County 910-997-8211 www.richmondnc.com FOR MORE INFORMATION Robeson County Economic Development Commission 910-739-7584 www.robesoncountyoed.org North Carolina Economic Development Guide 73

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