North Carolina Economic Development Guide

2012

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AROUND THE STATE Harnett Population (000s) Employment (000s) Unemployment rate Education: 16.5% 2000 91.1 35.9 3.9% Per capita income (000s) $22.6 EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY Health care: 15.0% LARGEST PRIVATE-SECTOR EMPLOYER Food Lion Distribution Center LARGEST CITY/TOWN Dunn: population 9,263 COUNTY PROPERTY TAX 72.5 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 FOR MORE INFORMATION Haywood County Economic Development Commission 828-456-3737 www.haywoodedc.org FOR MORE INFORMATION Henderson County Partnership for Economic Development, 828-692-6373 www.strategiclocation.com 2010* 114.7 42.3 11.2% $27.5 Haywood Population (000s) Employment (000s) Unemployment rate Retail: 16.5% 2000 54.0 24.1 3.8% Per capita income (000s) $23.9 EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY Health care: 16.2% LARGEST PRIVATE-SECTOR EMPLOYER Evergreen Packaging LARGEST CITY/TOWN Waynesville: population 9,869 COUNTY PROPERTY TAX 54.1 cents per $100 value HIGHER EDUCATION Haywood Community College 2010* 59.0 25.0 9.7% $31.6 Henderson Population (000s) Employment (000s) Unemployment rate Health care: 18.6% 2000 89.2 39.1 2.1% Per capita income (000s) $28.3 EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY Manufacturing: 15.0% LARGEST PRIVATE-SECTOR EMPLOYER Margaret R. Pardee Memorial Hospital LARGEST CITY/TOWN Hendersonville: population 13,137 COUNTY PROPERTY TAX 51.4 cents per $100 value HIGHER EDUCATION Blue Ridge Community College 2010* 106.7 45.2 8.4% $36.4 Hertford Population (000s) Employment (000s) Unemployment rate Health care: 25.1% 2000 23.0 10.7 5.4% Per capita income (000s) $20.2 EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY Manufacturing: 11.6% LARGEST PRIVATE-SECTOR EMPLOYER University Health Systems LARGEST CITY/TOWN Ahoskie: population 5,039 COUNTY PROPERTY TAX 84 cents per $100 value HIGHER EDUCATION Chowan College Roanoke-Chowan Community College FOR MORE INFORMATION Hertford County Economic Development Commission 252-358-7801 www.hertfordcounty.com FOR MORE INFORMATION Raeford-Hoke Economic Development Commission 910-875-6113 www.hokecounty.org 74 North Carolina Economic Development Guide FOR MORE INFORMATION Hyde County Offi ce of Planning & Economic Development, 252-926-4180 www.hydecountync.gov 2010* 24.7 8.8 9.9% $28.7 Hoke Population (000s) Employment (000s) Unemployment rate Manufacturing: 27.7% 2000 33.7 12.0 7.7% Per capita income (000s) $17.5 EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY Health care: 11.9% LARGEST PRIVATE-SECTOR EMPLOYER House of Raeford LARGEST CITY/TOWN Raeford: population 4,611 COUNTY PROPERTY TAX 73 cents per $100 value HIGHER EDUCATION Sandhills Community College 2010* 47.0 18.9 8.9% $29.0 Hyde Population (000s) Employment (000s) Unemployment rate Government: 22.0% 2000 5.8 3.0 6.3% Per capita income (000s) $20.8 EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY Agriculture: 14.4% LARGEST PRIVATE-SECTOR EMPLOYER Rose Acre Farms LARGEST CITY/TOWN Swan Quarter, unincorporated COUNTY PROPERTY TAX 58 cents per $100 value HIGHER EDUCATION Beaufort County Community College 2010* 5.8 2.7 8.3% $28.4 FOR SOURCES AND NOTES, SEE PAGE 83

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