North Carolina Economic Development Guide

2012

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AROUND THE STATE Onslow Population (000s) Employment (000s) Unemployment rate Retail: 20.7% 2000 150.4 49.6 3.5% Per capita income (000s) $23.5 EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY Accommodations: 13.8% LARGEST PRIVATE-SECTOR EMPLOYER Convergys Customer Management Group LARGEST CITY/TOWN Jacksonville: population 70,145 COUNTY PROPERTY TAX 58.5 cents per $100 value HIGHER EDUCATION Coastal Carolina Community College 2010* 177.8 60.4 8.5% $42.5 Orange Population (000s) Employment (000s) Unemployment rate Education: 33.4% 2000 115.5 64.7 1.3% Per capita income (000s) $31.8 EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY Health care: 21.0% LARGEST PRIVATE-SECTOR EMPLOYER Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina LARGEST CITY/TOWN Chapel Hill: population 57,233 COUNTY PROPERTY TAX 85.8 cents per $100 value HIGHER EDUCATION UNC Chapel Hill Durham Technical Community College FOR MORE INFORMATION Jacksonville-Onslow Economic Development 910-347-3141 www.onslowedc.com FOR MORE INFORMATION Orange County Economic Development 919-245-2325 www.GrowthinOrangeNC.com FOR MORE INFORMATION Pamlico County 252-745-3133 www.pamlicocounty.org 2010* 133.8 64.5 6.5% $47.9 Pamlico Population (000s) Employment (000s) Unemployment rate Government: 15.0% 2000 12.9 5.6 3.5% Per capita income (000s) $24.0 EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY Education: 14.5% LARGEST PRIVATE-SECTOR EMPLOYER Eastern Carolina Home Healthcare LARGEST CITY/TOWN Bayboro: population 1,263 COUNTY PROPERTY TAX 65.3 cents per $100 value HIGHER EDUCATION Pamlico Community College 2010* 13.1 4.7 10.1% $36.3 Pasquotank Population (000s) Employment (000s) Unemployment rate Health care: 18.0% 2000 34.9 15.4 3.7% Per capita income (000s) $21.6 EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY Retail: 15.9% LARGEST PRIVATE-SECTOR EMPLOYER Albemarle Health LARGEST CITY/TOWN Elizabeth City: population 18,683 COUNTY PROPERTY TAX 62 cents per $100 value HIGHER EDUCATION Elizabeth City State University College of the Albemarle FOR MORE INFORMATION Albemarle Economic Development Commission 252-338-0169 www.discoverec.com 2010* 40.7 15.7 10.0% $27.1 Pender Population (000s) Employment (000s) Unemployment rate Health care: 13.6% 2000 41.1 17.0 4.6% Per capita income (000s) $22.0 EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY Retail: 13.1% LARGEST PRIVATE-SECTOR EMPLOYER LL Building LARGEST CITY/TOWN Burgaw: population 3,872 COUNTY PROPERTY TAX 51.2 cents per $100 value HIGHER EDUCATION Cape Fear Community College 2010* 52.2 21.6 10.8% $29.5 Perquimans Population (000s) Employment (000s) Unemployment rate Education: 17.7% 2000 11.4 5.0 3.5% Per capita income (000s) $21.1 EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY Government: 17.2% LARGEST PRIVATE-SECTOR EMPLOYER Albemarle Plantation LARGEST CITY/TOWN Hertford: population 2,143 COUNTY PROPERTY TAX 44 cents per $100 value HIGHER EDUCATION College of the Albemarle 2010* 13.5 4.6 9.7% $30.0 FOR MORE INFORMATION Wilmington Industrial Development 910-763-8414 www.wilmingtonindustry.com 78 North Carolina Economic Development Guide FOR MORE INFORMATION Perquimans County Economic Development Commission, 252-312-5314 www.perquimanscountync.com FOR SOURCES AND NOTES, SEE PAGE 83

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