North Carolina Economic Development Guide

2017

Issue link: http://businessnc.epubxp.com/i/756318

Contents of this Issue

Navigation

Page 70 of 83

69 N O R T H C A R O L I N A E C O N O M I C D E V E L O P M E N T G U I D E A R O U N D T H E S T A T E | C O U N T Y B Y C O U N T Y EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY Health care: 13.0% Manufacturing: 12.0% LARGEST PRIVATE-SECTOR EMPLOYER Cone Health LARGEST CITY/TOWN Greensboro: population 282,840 COUNTY PROPERTY TAX 75.5 cents per $100 value HIGHER EDUCATION Bennett, Guilford and Greensboro Colleges; High Point and NC A&T State Universities; UNC Greensboro; Guilford Technical Community College G U I L F O R D 2005 2015* POPULATION (000S) 444.8 516.4 EMPLOYMENT (000S) 229.2 242.3 UNEMPLOYMENT RATE 5.1% 5.8% PER CAPITA INCOME (000S) $35.5 $40.3 Greensboro Partnership 336-387-8312, greensboroeda.com High Point Economic Development Corp. 336-883-3116, highpointnc.gov 2005 EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY Education: 17.3% Retail: 16.1% LARGEST PRIVATE-SECTOR EMPLOYER Campbell University LARGEST CITY/TOWN Dunn: population 9,599 COUNTY PROPERTY TAX 75.0 cents per $100 value HIGHER EDUCATION Campbell University; Central Carolina Community College H A R N E T T 2005 2015* POPULATION (000S) 100.2 128.0 EMPLOYMENT (000S) 43.1 46.2 UNEMPLOYMENT RATE 5.2% 6.7% PER CAPITA INCOME (000S) $26.9 $31.3 Harnett County Economic Development Commission 910-893-7524 harnettedc.org 2005 EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY Health care: 18.6% Retail: 14.2% LARGEST PRIVATE-SECTOR EMPLOYER Margaret R. Pardee Memorial Hospital LARGEST CITY/TOWN Hendersonville: population 13,824 COUNTY PROPERTY TAX 56.5 cents per $100 value HIGHER EDUCATION Blue Ridge Community College H E N D E R S O N 2005 2015* POPULATION (000S) 97.4 112.1 EMPLOYMENT (000S) 44.5 47.9 UNEMPLOYMENT RATE 4.0% 4.7% PER CAPITA INCOME (000S) $31.5 $35.5 Henderson County Partnership for Economic Development 828-692-6373 gohendersoncountync.org 2005 EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY Health care: 19.7% Manufacturing: 18.1% LARGEST PRIVATE-SECTOR EMPLOYER Butterball LARGEST CITY/TOWN Raeford: population 4,857 COUNTY PROPERTY TAX 75.0 cents per $100 value HIGHER EDUCATION Sandhills Community College H O K E 2005 2015* POPULATION (000S) 39.9 51.6 EMPLOYMENT (000S) 16.7 17.7 UNEMPLOYMENT RATE 5.9% 7.8% PER CAPITA INCOME (000S) $23.0 $28.8 Raeford-Hoke Economic Development Commission 910-875-6113 hokecounty.net 2005 EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY Health care: 17.7% Retail: 14.9% LARGEST PRIVATE-SECTOR EMPLOYER Halifax Regional Medical Center LARGEST CITY/TOWN Roanoke Rapids: population 15,186 COUNTY PROPERTY TAX 78.0 cents per $100 value HIGHER EDUCATION Halifax Community College H A L I FA X 2005 2015* POPULATION (000S) 55.7 52.9 EMPLOYMENT (000S) 21.7 19.0 UNEMPLOYMENT RATE 7.5% 8.9% PER CAPITA INCOME (000S) $25.0 $32.4 Halifax County Economic Development Commission 252-519-2630 halifaxdevelopment.com 2005 EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY Retail: 17.6% Health care: 16.1% LARGEST PRIVATE-SECTOR EMPLOYER Blue Ridge Paper Products LARGEST CITY/TOWN Waynesville: population 9,916 COUNTY PROPERTY TAX 56.6 cents per $100 value HIGHER EDUCATION Haywood Community College H AY W O O D 2005 2015* POPULATION (000S) 56.4 60.2 EMPLOYMENT (000S) 26.4 26.5 UNEMPLOYMENT RATE 4.3% 5.1% PER CAPITA INCOME (000S) $27.4 $33.9 Haywood Economic Development Council 828-456-3737 haywoodedc.org 2005 EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY Health care: 22.2% Retail: 12.1% LARGEST PRIVATE-SECTOR EMPLOYER Vidant Health LARGEST CITY/TOWN Ahoskie: population 4,855 COUNTY PROPERTY TAX 84.0 cents per $100 value HIGHER EDUCATION Chowan University; Roanoke-Chowan Community College H E R T F O R D 2005 2015* POPULATION (000S) 23.8 24.5 EMPLOYMENT (000S) 9.2 8.6 UNEMPLOYMENT RATE 5.8% 7.0% PER CAPITA INCOME (000S) $23.5 $28.8 Hertford County Economic Development Commission 252-358-7801 hertfordcounty.com 2005 EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY Government: 21.7% Agriculture: 13.6% LARGEST PRIVATE-SECTOR EMPLOYER Rose Acre Farms LARGEST CITY/TOWN Swan Quarter, unincorporated COUNTY PROPERTY TAX 64.0 cents per $100 value HIGHER EDUCATION Beaufort County Community College H Y D E 2005 2015* POPULATION (000S) 5.8 5.7 EMPLOYMENT (000S) 2.7 2.0 UNEMPLOYMENT RATE 6.2% 9.1% PER CAPITA INCOME (000S) $25.1 $33.0 Hyde County Offi ce of Planning and Economic Development 252-926-4180 hydecountync.gov 2005

Articles in this issue

Links on this page

Archives of this issue

view archives of North Carolina Economic Development Guide - 2017