North Carolina Economic Development Guide

2012

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Person Population (000s) Employment (000s) Unemployment rate Retail: 17.1% Pitt 2000 35.6 16.9 4.7% Per capita income (000s) $23.6 EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY Education: 12.9% LARGEST PRIVATE-SECTOR EMPLOYER GKN Driveline LARGEST CITY/TOWN Roxboro: population 8,362 COUNTY PROPERTY TAX 70 cents per $100 value HIGHER EDUCATION Piedmont Community College 2010* 39.5 16.8 11.0% $30.7 Population (000s) Employment (000s) Unemployment rate Health care: 23.1% 2000 133.7 69.1 4.5% Per capita income (000s) $25.2 EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY Education: 15.4% LARGEST PRIVATE-SECTOR EMPLOYER DSM LARGEST CITY/TOWN Greenville: population 84,554 COUNTY PROPERTY TAX 66.5 cents per $100 value HIGHER EDUCATION East Carolina University Pitt Community College FOR MORE INFORMATION Person County Economic Development 336-597-1752 www.personcountyedc.com FOR MORE INFORMATION Pitt County Development Commission 252-758-1989 www.locateincarolina.com 2010* 168.1 73.8 10.1% $33.1 Polk Population (000s) Employment (000s) Unemployment rate 2000 18.3 8.1 3.2% Per capita income (000s) $31.0 EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY Health care: 31.7% Accommodations: 8.5% LARGEST PRIVATE-SECTOR EMPLOYER St. Luke's Hospital LARGEST CITY/TOWN Tryon: population 1,646 COUNTY PROPERTY TAX 52 cents per $100 value HIGHER EDUCATION Isothermal Community College 2010* 20.5 8.4 8.8% $39.7 FOR MORE INFORMATION Polk County Economic & Tourism Development Offi ce 828-894-2895 www.polknc.org Randolph Population (000s) Employment (000s) Unemployment rate Manufacturing: 32.3% 2000 130.5 72.2 3.1% Per capita income (000s) $24.0 EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY Health care: 9.9% LARGEST PRIVATE-SECTOR EMPLOYER Randolph Hospital LARGEST CITY/TOWN Asheboro: population 25,012 COUNTY PROPERTY TAX 58.6 cents per $100 value HIGHER EDUCATION Randolph Community College 2010* 141.8 64.9 10.8% $28.7 Richmond Population (000s) Employment (000s) Unemployment rate Manufacturing: 20.0% 2000 46.6 18.7 6.5% Per capita income (000s) $20.3 EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY Health care: 15.1% LARGEST PRIVATE-SECTOR EMPLOYER Perdue Farms LARGEST CITY/TOWN Rockingham: population 9,558 COUNTY PROPERTY TAX 81 cents per $100 value HIGHER EDUCATION Richmond Community College 2010* 46.6 17.3 13.6% $27.0 Robeson Population (000s) Employment (000s) Unemployment rate Health care: 21.3% 2000 123.2 49.4 9.1% Per capita income (000s) $18.7 EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY Manufacturing: 14.8% LARGEST PRIVATE-SECTOR EMPLOYER Mountaire Farms of North Carolina LARGEST CITY/TOWN Lumberton: population 21,542 COUNTY PROPERTY TAX 77 cents per $100 value HIGHER EDUCATION UNC Pembroke Robeson Community College FOR MORE INFORMATION Randolph County Economic Development 336-626-2233 www.rcedc.com FOR MORE INFORMATION Richmond County Economic Development 910-997-8190 www.richmondnc.com FOR MORE INFORMATION Robeson County Industrial Development Commission, 910-739-7584 www.robesoncountyoed.org North Carolina Economic Development Guide 79 2010* 134.2 48.3 12.6% $25.5

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