North Carolina Economic Development Guide

2014

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AROUND THE STATE FOR SOURCES AND NOTES, SEE PAGE 74 Iredell Population (000s) Employment (000s) Unemployment rate Per capita income (000s) Jackson 2002 130.5 62.3 6.8% $28.2 2012* 165.5 75.1 9.7% $33.6 Population (000s) Employment (000s) Unemployment rate Per capita income (000s) Johnston 2002 34.6 16.8 4.1% $23.1 2012* 41.8 19.4 9.2% $28.2 Population (000s) Employment (000s) Unemployment rate Per capita income (000s) 2002 131.7 64.8 4.9% $26.5 2012* 180.2 75.2 8.4% $34.1 EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY Manufacturing: 15.3% Health care: 13.4% EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY Education: 23.0% Health care: 15.8% EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY Manufacturing: 14.8% Retail: 14.3% LARGEST PRIVATE-SECTOR EMPLOYER Lowe's LARGEST PRIVATE-SECTOR EMPLOYER MedWest-Harris Hospital LARGEST PRIVATE-SECTOR EMPLOYER Grifols LARGEST CITY/TOWN Mooresville: population 34,209 LARGEST CITY/TOWN Sylva: population 2,680 LARGEST CITY/TOWN Clayton: population 16,529 COUNTY PROPERTY TAX 48.5 cents per $100 value COUNTY PROPERTY TAX 28.0 cents per $100 value COUNTY PROPERTY TAX 78.0 cents per $100 value HIGHER EDUCATION Mitchell Community College HIGHER EDUCATION Western Carolina University Southwestern Community College HIGHER EDUCATION Johnston Community College FOR MORE INFORMATION Jackson County 828-586-4055 www.jacksonnc.org FOR MORE INFORMATION Johnston County Economic Development Commission, 919-989-5001 www.jcnced.com FOR MORE INFORMATION Statesville Regional Development, 704-871-0062 www.statesvilleregion.com; Mooresville-South Iredell Economic Development 704-664-6922, www.edcmooresville.org Jones Population (000s) Employment (000s) Unemployment rate Per capita income (000s) Lee 2002 10.1 4.5 6.6% $22.4 2012* 10.2 4.0 10.5% $35.0 Lenoir Population (000s) Employment (000s) Unemployment rate Per capita income (000s) 2002 50.8 24.9 7.9% $26.2 2012* 59.6 23.8 11.8% $32.8 Population (000s) Employment (000s) Unemployment rate Per capita income (000s) 2002 59.5 27.2 8.2% $24.7 2012* 59.6 26.2 10.0% $32.0 EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY Health care: 19.8% Education: 14.4% EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY Manufacturing: 32.5% Retail: 11.6% EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY Health care: 20.8% Manufacturing: 19.3% LARGEST PRIVATE-SECTOR EMPLOYER PRC Industries LARGEST PRIVATE-SECTOR EMPLOYER Static Control Components LARGEST PRIVATE-SECTOR EMPLOYER Sanderson Farms LARGEST CITY/TOWN Maysville: population 1,055 LARGEST CITY/TOWN Sanford: population 28,670 LARGEST CITY/TOWN Kinston: population 21,471 COUNTY PROPERTY TAX 80.0 cents per $100 value COUNTY PROPERTY TAX 72.0 cents per $100 value COUNTY PROPERTY TAX 83.5 cents per $100 value HIGHER EDUCATION Lenoir Community College HIGHER EDUCATION Central Carolina Community College HIGHER EDUCATION Lenoir Community College FOR MORE INFORMATION Jones County Economic Development Commission 252-448-1315 www.jonescountync.gov FOR MORE INFORMATION Lee County Economic Development 919-774-8439 www.lcedc.com FOR MORE INFORMATION Lenoir County Economic Development Department 252-527-1963 www.lenoiredc.com 66 NO RT H C AROL I NA E CO NOMI C DE V ELOP M E N T GU IDE

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