North Carolina Economic Development Guide

2015

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65 N O RT H C A R O L I N A E CO N O M I C D E V E LO P M E N T G U I D E 2003 2013* Population (000s) 96.7 123.4 Employment (000s) 35.1 45.0 Unemployment rate 7.3% 9.6% Per capita income (000s) $24.5 $30.1 EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY Education: 17.0% Retail: 16.3% LARGEST PRIVATE-SECTOR EMPLOYER Food Lion LARGEST CITY/TOWN Dunn: population 9,549 COUNTY PROPERTY TAX 75.0 cents per $100 value HIGHER EDUCATION Campbell University Central Carolina Community College FOR MORE INFORMATION Harnett County Economic Development 910-893-7524 www.harnettedc.org Harnett 2003 2013* Population (000s) 55.9 59.7 Employment (000s) 23.3 26.6 Unemployment rate 5.2% 7.5% Per capita income (000s) $25.5 $34.1 EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY Retail: 17.4% Health care: 15.9% LARGEST PRIVATE-SECTOR EMPLOYER Blue Ridge Paper Products LARGEST CITY/TOWN Waynesville: population 9,819 COUNTY PROPERTY TAX 54.1 cents per $100 value HIGHER EDUCATION Haywood Community College FOR MORE INFORMATION Haywood County Economic Development Commission 828-456-3737 www.haywoodedc.org Haywood 2003 2013* Population (000s) 94.4 109.3 Employment (000s) 41.6 48.6 Unemployment rate 3.8% 6.2% Per capita income (000s) $28.7 $37.9 EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY Health care: 18.6% Manufacturing: 15.0% LARGEST PRIVATE-SECTOR EMPLOYER Charter HR LARGEST CITY/TOWN Hendersonville: population 13,473 COUNTY PROPERTY TAX 51.4 cents per $100 value HIGHER EDUCATION Blue Ridge Community College FOR MORE INFORMATION Henderson County Partnership for Economic Development, 828-692-6373 www.gohendersoncountync.org Henderson 2003 2013* Population (000s) 36.6 50.7 Employment (000s) 12.1 20.7 Unemployment rate 9.3% 8.9% Per capita income (000s) $19.9 $33.3 EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY Manufacturing: 47.3% Health care: 9.0% LARGEST PRIVATE-SECTOR EMPLOYER Hospira LARGEST CITY/TOWN Raeford: population 4,887 COUNTY PROPERTY TAX 73.0 cents per $100 value HIGHER EDUCATION Sandhills Community College FOR MORE INFORMATION Raeford-Hoke Economic Development Commission 910-875-6113 www.hokecounty.net 2003 2013* Population (000s) 23.6 24.6 Employment (000s) 10.6 8.7 Unemployment rate 4.5% 9.6% Per capita income (000s) $21.8 $28.7 EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY Health care: 23.3% Retail and Education: 11.9% LARGEST PRIVATE-SECTOR EMPLOYER Vidant Health LARGEST CITY/TOWN Ahoskie: population 4,946 COUNTY PROPERTY TAX 84.0 cents per $100 value HIGHER EDUCATION Chowan University Roanoke-Chowan Community College FOR MORE INFORMATION Hertford County Economic Development Commission 252-358-7801 www.hertfordcounty.com Hertford Hoke 2003 2013* Population (000s) 5.9 5.8 Employment (000s) 2.9 2.5 Unemployment rate 7.4% 9.8% Per capita income (000s) $22.3 $33.3 EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY Government: 22.6% Agriculture: 16.5% 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 FOR MORE INFORMATION Hyde County Offi ce of Planning and Economic Development , 252-926-4180 www.hydecountync.gov Hyde

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