North Carolina Economic Development Guide

2012

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Mitchell Population (000s) Employment (000s) Unemployment rate Health care: 16.7% 2000 15.7 7.4 4.7% Per capita income (000s) $20.0 EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY Education: 16.0% LARGEST PRIVATE-SECTOR EMPLOYER Unimin Mining LARGEST CITY/TOWN Spruce Pine: population 2,175 COUNTY PROPERTY TAX 40 cents per $100 value HIGHER EDUCATION Mayland Community College 2010* 15.6 6.1 11.7% $26.4 Population (000s) Employment (000s) Unemployment rate Montgomery 2000 26.8 11.9 4.0% Per capita income (000s) $21.9 Manufacturing: 33.4% EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY Health care: 10.7% LARGEST PRIVATE-SECTOR EMPLOYER Grede Castings LARGEST CITY/TOWN Troy: population 3,189 COUNTY PROPERTY TAX 67 cents per $100 value HIGHER EDUCATION Montgomery Community College 2010* 27.8 9.5 12.6% $26.4 Moore Population (000s) Employment (000s) Unemployment rate 2000 74.8 29.9 3.9% Per capita income (000s) $32.5 EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY Health care: 24.6% Accommodations: 13.3% LARGEST PRIVATE-SECTOR EMPLOYER FirstHealth of the Carolinas LARGEST CITY/TOWN Southern Pines: population 12,334 COUNTY PROPERTY TAX 46.5 cents per $100 value HIGHER EDUCATION Sandhills Community College 2010* 88.2 32.6 9.7% $38.5 FOR MORE INFORMATION Mitchell County Economic Development Commission 828-712-2605 www.mitchelledc.com FOR MORE INFORMATION Montgomery Economic Development 910-572-2575 www.montgomery-county.com FOR MORE INFORMATION Moore County Partners in Progress 910-246-0311 www.moorebusiness.org Nash Population (000s) Employment (000s) Unemployment rate Manufacturing: 17.2% 2000 87.4 42.0 5.2% Per capita income (000s) $26.0 EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY Health care: 14.2% LARGEST PRIVATE-SECTOR EMPLOYER Hospira LARGEST CITY/TOWN Rocky Mount: population 57,477 COUNTY PROPERTY TAX 67 cents per $100 value HIGHER EDUCATION N.C. Wesleyan College Nash Community College FOR MORE INFORMATION Carolinas Gateway Partnership 252-442-0114 www.econdev.org 2010* 95.8 41.0 12.3% $33.6 Population (000s) Employment (000s) Unemployment rate New Hanover 2000 160.3 83.3 3.5% Per capita income (000s) $29.7 EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY Health care: 16.3% Retail: 13.7% LARGEST PRIVATE-SECTOR EMPLOYER The Shaw Group LARGEST CITY/TOWN Wilmington: population 106,476 COUNTY PROPERTY TAX 46.6 cents per $100 value HIGHER EDUCATION UNC Wilmington Cape Fear Community College FOR MORE INFORMATION Wilmington Industrial Development 910-763-8414 www.wilmingtonindustry.com 2010* 202.7 93.5 9.7% $36.7 Population (000s) Employment (000s) Unemployment rate Retail: 20.7% Northampton 2000 22.1 8.1 6.4% Per capita income (000s) $21.1 EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY Health care: 15.6% LARGEST PRIVATE-SECTOR EMPLOYER Lowe's LARGEST CITY/TOWN Garysburg: population 1,057 COUNTY PROPERTY TAX 87 cents per $100 value HIGHER EDUCATION Halifax Community College Roanoke-Chowan Community College FOR MORE INFORMATION Northampton County Economic Development Commission, 252-534-1092 www.northamptonnc.com North Carolina Economic Development Guide 77 2010* 22.1 7.5 11.8% $31.6

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