North Carolina Economic Development Guide

2012

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Gates Population (000s) Employment (000s) Unemployment rate Education: 27.4% 2000 10.5 4.7 3.1% Per capita income (000s) $20.4 EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY Government: 11.4% LARGEST PRIVATE-SECTOR EMPLOYERS Ashton Lewis Lumber Down East Health and Rehab Center LARGEST CITY/TOWN Gatesville: population 321 COUNTY PROPERTY TAX 64 cents per $100 value HIGHER EDUCATION College of the Albemarle FOR MORE INFORMATION Gates County 252-357-2411 www.gatescounty.govoffi ce2.com 2010* 12.2 4.4 7.6% $26.7 Graham Population (000s) Employment (000s) Unemployment rate Health care: 13.4% 2000 8.0 4.2 7.0% Per capita income (000s) $20.0 EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY Construction: 11.8% LARGEST PRIVATE-SECTOR EMPLOYER Stanley Furniture LARGEST CITY/TOWN Robbinsville: population 620 COUNTY PROPERTY TAX 44 cents per $100 value HIGHER EDUCATION Tri-County Community College 2010* 8.9 3.4 15.3% $26.1 Granville Population (000s) Employment (000s) Unemployment rate Health care: 26.1% 2000 48.5 22.8 4.1% Per capita income (000s) $22.9 EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY Manufacturing: 24.0% LARGEST PRIVATE-SECTOR EMPLOYER Revlon LARGEST CITY/TOWN Oxford: population 8,461 COUNTY PROPERTY TAX 79.5 cents per $100 value HIGHER EDUCATION Vance-Granville Community College 2010* 59.9 22.7 10.6% $27.8 FOR MORE INFORMATION Graham County Economic Development 828-479-7961 www.grahamcounty.org FOR MORE INFORMATION Granville Economic Development 919-693-5911 www.granvillecounty.com Greene Population (000s) Employment (000s) Unemployment rate Government: 28.1% 2000 19.0 9.1 4.3% Per capita income (000s) $21.5 EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY Education: 14.8% LARGEST PRIVATE-SECTOR EMPLOYER Ham Farms LARGEST CITY/TOWN Snow Hill: population 1,595 COUNTY PROPERTY TAX 75.6 cents per $100 value HIGHER EDUCATION Lenoir Community College 2010* 21.4 8.3 10.2% $26.5 Guilford Population (000s) Employment (000s) Unemployment rate Health care: 12.4% 2000 421.0 226.1 2.8% Per capita income (000s) $31.8 2010* 488.4 219.8 10.9% $37.7 EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY Manufacturing: 12.0% LARGEST PRIVATE-SECTOR EMPLOYER Cone Health LARGEST CITY/TOWN Greensboro: population 269,666 COUNTY PROPERTY TAX 78.2 cents per $100 value HIGHER EDUCATION Bennett, Greensboro and Guilford colleges; High Point and N.C. A&T State universities; UNC Greensboro; Guilford Technical Community College FOR MORE INFORMATION FOR MORE INFORMATION Greene County Economic Development & Planning, 252-747-5801 www.greenecountync.com Greensboro Economic Development Alliance 336-387-8310, www.greensboroeda.com; High Point Economic Development Corp. 336-883-3116, www.highpointedc.com FOR MORE INFORMATION Halifax County Economic Development Commission 252-519-2630 www.halifaxdevelopment.com North Carolina Economic Development Guide 73 Halifax Population (000s) Employment (000s) Unemployment rate Health care: 18.0% 2000 57.4 21.3 7.4% Per capita income (000s) $20.5 EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY Retail: 14.9% LARGEST PRIVATE-SECTOR EMPLOYER Kapstone Paper & Packaging LARGEST CITY/TOWN Roanoke Rapids: population 15,754 COUNTY PROPERTY TAX 68 cents per $100 value HIGHER EDUCATION Halifax Community College 2010* 54.7 20.5 13.2% $28.2

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