North Carolina Economic Development Guide

2014

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Vance Population (000s) Employment (000s) Unemployment rate Per capita income (000s) Warren Wake 2002 44.3 16.8 12.4% $22.7 2012* 45.9 17.0 13.2% $29.6 Population (000s) Employment (000s) Unemployment rate Per capita income (000s) 2002 679.5 365.7 5.3% $36.2 2012* 958.0 453.4 7.5% $42.6 Population (000s) Employment (000s) Unemployment rate Per capita income (000s) 2002 20.1 6.4 10.0% $18.0 2012* 21.2 7.0 12.3% $24.9 EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY Health care: 16.2% Retail: 15.6% EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY Retail: 11.4% Health care: 10.5% EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY Government: 23.3% Manufacturing: 17.1% LARGEST PRIVATE-SECTOR EMPLOYER Variety Wholesalers LARGEST PRIVATE-SECTOR EMPLOYER WakeMed Health & Hospitals LARGEST PRIVATE-SECTOR EMPLOYER Warren Hills Nursing Center LARGEST CITY/TOWN Henderson: population 15,214 LARGEST CITY/TOWN Raleigh: population 418,099 LARGEST CITY/TOWN Norlina: population 1,104 COUNTY PROPERTY TAX 78.2 cents per $100 value COUNTY PROPERTY TAX 53.4 cents per $100 value COUNTY PROPERTY TAX 66.0 cents per $100 value HIGHER EDUCATION Vance-Granville Community College HIGHER EDUCATION Meredith College, William Peace University St. Augustine's University, Shaw University N.C. State University Wake Technical Community College HIGHER EDUCATION Vance-Granville Community College FOR MORE INFORMATION Henderson-Vance Economic Development Commission 252-492-2094 www.vancecountyedc.com FOR MORE INFORMATION Wake County Economic Development 919-664-7048 www.raleigh-wake.org FOR MORE INFORMATION Warren County Economic Development Commission 252-257-3114 www.warrencountync.org Washington Population (000s) Employment (000s) Unemployment rate Per capita income (000s) 2002 13.6 5.5 8.5% $22.7 Watauga 2012* 13.2 5.5 12.2% $29.8 Population (000s) Employment (000s) Unemployment rate Per capita income (000s) Wayne 2002 44.2 24.3 2.4% $24.2 2012* 53.2 22.5 8.3% $29.6 Population (000s) Employment (000s) Unemployment rate Per capita income (000s) 2002 114.8 48.7 6.1% $24.1 2012* 124.6 50.1 8.9% $31.2 EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY Health care: 18.3% Government: 15.3% EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY Accommodations: 17.3% Retail: 16.3% EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY Health care: 18.5% Manufacturing: 13.0% LARGEST PRIVATE-SECTOR EMPLOYER Weyerhaeuser LARGEST PRIVATE-SECTOR EMPLOYER Appalachian Regional Healthcare System LARGEST PRIVATE-SECTOR EMPLOYER Wayne Memorial Hospital LARGEST CITY/TOWN Plymouth: population 3,787 LARGEST CITY/TOWN Boone: population 18,089 LARGEST CITY/TOWN Goldsboro: population 35,609 COUNTY PROPERTY TAX 79.0 cents per $100 value COUNTY PROPERTY TAX 31.3 cents per $100 value COUNTY PROPERTY TAX 66.7 cents per $100 value HIGHER EDUCATION Beaufort County Community College Martin Community College HIGHER EDUCATION Appalachian State University Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute HIGHER EDUCATION Mount Olive College Wayne Community College FOR MORE INFORMATION Washington County 252-793-5823 www.washconc.org FOR MORE INFORMATION Watauga County Office of Economic Development 828-264-3082 www.wataugaedc.org FOR MORE INFORMATION Wayne County Development Alliance Inc. 919-731-7700 www.waynealliance.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 73

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