North Carolina 2014 Economic Development Guide

2014

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Rockingham Population (000s) Employment (000s) Unemployment rate Per capita income (000s) 2002 92.7 42.0 8.5% $23.6 Rutherford Rowan 2012* 94.7 39.1 11.3% $30.9 Population (000s) Employment (000s) Unemployment rate Per capita income (000s) 2002 132.1 64.5 6.0% $25.3 2012* 140.4 64.6 9.9% $29.8 Population (000s) Employment (000s) Unemployment rate Per capita income (000s) 2002 63.9 25.5 11.3% $22.6 2012* 69.4 24.0 13.3% $25.6 EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY Manufacturing: 22.2% Retail: 13.2% EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY Manufacturing: 18.4% Health care: 16.4% EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY Health care: 17.4% Manufacturing: 14.9% LARGEST PRIVATE-SECTOR EMPLOYER Morehead Memorial Hospital LARGEST PRIVATE-SECTOR EMPLOYER Daimler AG LARGEST PRIVATE-SECTOR EMPLOYER Rutherford Regional Health System LARGEST CITY/TOWN Eden: population 15,428 LARGEST CITY/TOWN Salisbury: population 33,442 LARGEST CITY/TOWN Forest City: population 7,435 COUNTY PROPERTY TAX 69.6 cents per $100 value COUNTY PROPERTY TAX 62.3 cents per $100 value COUNTY PROPERTY TAX 60.7 cents per $100 value HIGHER EDUCATION Rockingham Community College HIGHER EDUCATION Catawba College Livingstone College Rowan-Cabarrus Community College HIGHER EDUCATION Isothermal Community College FOR MORE INFORMATION Rockingham County Partnership for Economic and Tourism Development, 336-342-8138 www.ncnorthstar.com FOR MORE INFORMATION Rowan Works Economic Development 704-637-5526 www.rowanworks.com FOR MORE INFORMATION Rutherford County Economic Development Commission, 828-248-1716 www.rutherfordncedc.com Sampson Population (000s) Employment (000s) Unemployment rate Per capita income (000s) Scotland 2002 61.1 23.5 7.8% $21.0 2012* 63.8 29.6 8.6% $29.4 Population (000s) Employment (000s) Unemployment rate Per capita income (000s) Stanly 2002 35.4 16.7 9.9% $22.0 2012* 35.8 11.0 16.9% $28.4 Population (000s) Employment (000s) Unemployment rate Per capita income (000s) 2002 58.8 23.7 8.5% $24.1 2012* 61.6 27.8 9.6% $30.2 EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY Manufacturing: 15.7% Agriculture: 14.4% EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY Health care: 18.2% Manufacturing: 15.5% EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY Health care: 16.9% Manufacturing: 16.6% LARGEST PRIVATE-SECTOR EMPLOYER Smith´Čüeld Foods LARGEST PRIVATE-SECTOR EMPLOYER Scotland Health Care System LARGEST PRIVATE-SECTOR EMPLOYER Stanly Regional Medical Center LARGEST CITY/TOWN Clinton: population 8,617 LARGEST CITY/TOWN Laurinburg: population 15,830 LARGEST CITY/TOWN Albemarle: population 15,869 COUNTY PROPERTY TAX 78.5 cents per $100 value COUNTY PROPERTY TAX $1.03 per $100 value COUNTY PROPERTY TAX 67.0 cents per $100 value HIGHER EDUCATION Sampson Community College HIGHER EDUCATION St. Andrews University Richmond Community College HIGHER EDUCATION Pfeiffer University Stanly Community College FOR MORE INFORMATION Sampson County Economic Development Commission, 910-592-8921 www.sampsonedc.com FOR MORE INFORMATION Scotland County Economic Development Corp. 910-266-4326 www.scotlandcountyedc.org FOR MORE INFORMATION Stanly County Economic Development Commission, 704-986-3682 www.stanlyedc.org N ORT H C A R OL I N A E CON OMI C D E V E LO P M E N T GU I D E 71

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