North Carolina Economic Development Guide

2015

Issue link: https://businessnc.epubxp.com/i/410531

Contents of this Issue

Navigation

Page 71 of 83

70 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 AROUND THE STATE 2003 2013* Population (000s) 37.1 39.2 Employment (000s) 15.8 18.3 Unemployment rate 8.9% 8.9% Per capita income (000s) $25.1 $31.2 EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY Retail: 16.0% Manufacturing: 13.2% LARGEST PRIVATE-SECTOR EMPLOYER GKN Automotive Components LARGEST CITY/TOWN Roxboro: population 8,187 COUNTY PROPERTY TAX 70.0 cents per $100 value HIGHER EDUCATION Piedmont Community College FOR MORE INFORMATION Person County Economic Development 336-330-2206 www.personcounty.net Person 2003 2013* Population (000s) 141.0 173.9 Employment (000s) 68.1 81.8 Unemployment rate 6.7% 8.5% Per capita income (000s) $26.7 $35.7 EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY Health care: 22.5% Education: 15.1% LARGEST PRIVATE-SECTOR EMPLOYER Vidant Health LARGEST CITY/TOWN Greenville: population 87,241 COUNTY PROPERTY TAX 68.0 cents per $100 value HIGHER EDUCATION East Carolina University Pitt Community College FOR MORE INFORMATION Pitt County Development Commission 252-758-1989 www.locateincarolina.com Pitt 2003 2013* Population (000s) 19.1 20.5 Employment (000s) 8.3 8.7 Unemployment rate 3.6% 6.3% Per capita income (000s) $32.0 $40.2 EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY Health care: 28.6% Administration: 9.9% LARGEST PRIVATE-SECTOR EMPLOYER Diversifi ed Maintenance Systems LARGEST CITY/TOWN Tryon: population 1,691 COUNTY PROPERTY TAX 51.8 cents per $100 value HIGHER EDUCATION Isothermal Community College FOR MORE INFORMATION Polk County Offi ce of Economic Development 828-894-2895 www.polkedc.com Polk 2003 2013* Population (000s) 133.8 142.6 Employment (000s) 70.4 66.6 Unemployment rate 6.1% 8.6% Per capita income (000s) $24.5 $31.1 EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY Manufacturing: 35.5% Health care: 10.0% LARGEST PRIVATE-SECTOR EMPLOYER Randolph Hospital LARGEST CITY/TOWN Asheboro: population 25,676 COUNTY PROPERTY TAX 65.5 cents per $100 value HIGHER EDUCATION Randolph Community College FOR MORE INFORMATION Randolph County Economic Development Corp. 336-626-2233 www.rcedc.com Randolph 2003 2013* Population (000s) 46.1 46.1 Employment (000s) 16.8 17.2 Unemployment rate 11.7% 11.4% Per capita income (000s) $21.4 $28.8 EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY Manufacturing: 20.7% Health care: 14.4% LARGEST PRIVATE-SECTOR EMPLOYER Perdue LARGEST CITY/TOWN Rockingham: population 9,445 COUNTY PROPERTY TAX 81.0 cents per $100 value HIGHER EDUCATION Richmond Community College FOR MORE INFORMATION Richmond County Offi ce of Development 910-997-8190 www.richmondnc.com Richmond 2003 2013* Population (000s) 125.4 134.0 Employment (000s) 45.6 48.6 Unemployment rate 10.0% 12.0% Per capita income (000s) $19.7 $26.4 EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY Health care: 20.9% Manufacturing: 16.1% LARGEST PRIVATE-SECTOR EMPLOYER Mountaire Farms of North Carolina LARGEST CITY/TOWN Lumberton: population 21,607 COUNTY PROPERTY TAX 77.0 cents per $100 value HIGHER EDUCATION UNC Pembroke Robeson Community College FOR MORE INFORMATION Robeson County Offi ce of Economic Development 910-739-7584 www.robesoncountyoed.org Robeson FOR SOURCES AND NOTES, SEE PAGE 74

Articles in this issue

Links on this page

Archives of this issue

view archives of North Carolina Economic Development Guide - 2015