North Carolina Economic Development Guide

2014

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AROUND THE STATE FOR SOURCES AND NOTES, SEE PAGE 74 Gates Population (000s) Employment (000s) Unemployment rate Per capita income (000s) Graham 2002 10.7 4.4 3.2% $21.1 2012* 12.5 4.5 7.3% $27.0 Population (000s) Employment (000s) Unemployment rate Per capita income (000s) Granville 2002 8.1 3.9 9.7% $22.4 2012* 9.1 3.3 16.8% $25.1 Population (000s) Employment (000s) Unemployment rate Per capita income (000s) 2002 51.9 24.4 6.6% $22.4 2012* 61.6 24.3 9.6% $28.6 EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY Education: 25.4% Retail: 13.3% EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY Construction: 14.6% Accommodations: 12.3% EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY Health care: 27.4% Manufacturing: 24.2% LARGEST PRIVATE-SECTOR EMPLOYERS Ashton Lewis Lumber LARGEST PRIVATE-SECTOR EMPLOYER Stanley Furniture LARGEST PRIVATE-SECTOR EMPLOYER Revlon LARGEST CITY/TOWN Gatesville: population 315 LARGEST CITY/TOWN Robbinsville: population 604 LARGEST CITY/TOWN Oxford: population 8,482 COUNTY PROPERTY TAX 64.0 cents per $100 value COUNTY PROPERTY TAX 46.0 cents per $100 value COUNTY PROPERTY TAX 83.0 cents per $100 value HIGHER EDUCATION College of the Albemarle HIGHER EDUCATION Tri-County Community College HIGHER EDUCATION Vance-Granville Community College FOR MORE INFORMATION Gates County 252-357-2411 www.gatescounty.govoffice2.com FOR MORE INFORMATION Graham County Planning and Economic Development 828-479-7984 www.grahamcounty.org FOR MORE INFORMATION Granville Economic Development 919-693-5911 www.granvillenc.govoffice2.com Greene Population (000s) Employment (000s) Unemployment rate Per capita income (000s) Guilford 2002 19.4 8.7 6.6% $22.5 2012* 21.4 8.8 9.5% $26.3 Population (000s) Employment (000s) Unemployment rate Per capita income (000s) Halifax 2002 429.7 217.2 6.4% $32.3 2012* 505.3 231.7 9.8% $38.0 Population (000s) Employment (000s) Unemployment rate Per capita income (000s) 2002 56.9 19.3 12.0% $20.9 2012* 54.1 19.8 13.2% $29.7 EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY Government: 27.0% Health care: 15.5% EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY Health care: 12.9% Manufacturing: 11.8% EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY Health care: 17.9% Retail: 14.6% LARGEST PRIVATE-SECTOR EMPLOYER Yelverton's Enrichment Services LARGEST PRIVATE-SECTOR EMPLOYER Cone Health LARGEST PRIVATE-SECTOR EMPLOYER Halifax Regional Medical Center LARGEST CITY/TOWN Snow Hill: population 1,611 LARGEST CITY/TOWN Greensboro: population 275,029 LARGEST CITY/TOWN Roanoke Rapids: population 15,691 COUNTY PROPERTY TAX 78.6 cents per $100 value COUNTY PROPERTY TAX 77.0 cents per $100 value COUNTY PROPERTY TAX 68.0 cents per $100 value HIGHER EDUCATION Lenoir Community College HIGHER EDUCATION Bennett, Greensboro and Guilford colleges; High Point and N.C. A&T State universities; UNC Greensboro; Guilford Technical Community College HIGHER EDUCATION Halifax Community College FOR MORE INFORMATION Greene County Economic Development Commission 252-747-5801 www.co.greene.nc.us 64 FOR MORE INFORMATION Greensboro Economic Development Alliance 336-387-8302, www.greensboroeda.com; High Point Economic Development Corp. 336-883-3116, www.highpointedc.com NO RT H C AROL I NA E CO NOMI C DE V ELOP M E N T GU IDE FOR MORE INFORMATION Halifax Development Commission 252-519-2630 www.halifaxdevelopment.com

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