North Carolina Economic Development Guide

2016

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59 North Carolina Economic Development Guide FOR SOURCES AND NOTES, SEE PAGE 72 2004 2014* Population (000s) 96.4 97.9 Employment (000s) 43.2 46.4 Unemployment rate 7.6% 6.7% Per capita income (000s) $26.1 $33.6 EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY Manufacturing: 18.8% Retail: 11.7% LARGEST PRIVATE-SECTOR EMPLOYER Wal-Mart Stores LARGEST CITY/TOWN Shelby: population 20,161 COUNTY PROPERTY TAX 72.0 cents per $100 value HIGHER EDUCATION Gardner-Webb University Cleveland Community College FOR MORE INFORMATION Cleveland County Economic Development Partnership, 704-669-4701 www.ccedp.com 2004 2014* Population (000s) 54.8 68.7 Employment (000s) 28.3 32.4 Unemployment rate 3.8% 4.4% Per capita income (000s) $38.4 $53.3 EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY Health care: 16.8% Manufacturing: 15.4% LARGEST PRIVATE-SECTOR EMPLOYER Carolina Meadows LARGEST CITY/TOWN Siler City: population 8,279 COUNTY PROPERTY TAX 62.2 cents per $100 value HIGHER EDUCATION Central Carolina Community College FOR MORE INFORMATION Chatham County Economic Development Corp. 919-542-8274 www.chathamedc.org Chatham 2004 2014* Population (000s) 25.6 27.3 Employment (000s) 9.2 8.6 Unemployment rate 5.9% 8.3% Per capita income (000s) $21.2 $27.6 EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY Retail: 16.2% Accommodations: 11.8% LARGEST PRIVATE-SECTOR EMPLOYER Murphy Medical Center LARGEST CITY/TOWN Andrews: population 1,756 COUNTY PROPERTY TAX 52.0 cents per $100 value HIGHER EDUCATION Tri-County Community College FOR MORE INFORMATION Cherokee County Economic Development 828-837-1433 www.cherokeecounty-nc.gov Cherokee 2004 2014* Population (000s) 14.5 14.6 Employment (000s) 6.4 5.2 Unemployment rate 4.8% 7.8% Per capita income (000s) $27.9 $36.8 EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY Retail: 10.9% Manufacturing: 9.5% LARGEST PRIVATE-SECTOR EMPLOYER Vidant Health LARGEST CITY/TOWN Edenton: population 4,900 COUNTY PROPERTY TAX 72.5 cents per $100 value HIGHER EDUCATION College of The Albemarle FOR MORE INFORMATION Edenton Chowan Partnership 252-482-2007 www.edenton.net Chowan 2004 2014* Population (000s) 9.6 10.7 Employment (000s) 4.2 4.0 Unemployment rate 3.8% 6.1% Per capita income (000s) $23.9 $29.8 EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY Retail: 19.2% Education: 10.7% LARGEST PRIVATE-SECTOR EMPLOYER Ingles Markets LARGEST CITY/TOWN Hayesville: population 329 COUNTY PROPERTY TAX 36.0 cents per $100 value HIGHER EDUCATION Tri-County Community College FOR MORE INFORMATION Clay County Economic Development Commission 828-389-1016 www.claycountyedc.com Clay Cleveland 2004 2014* Population (000s) 55.0 57.6 Employment (000s) 21.9 21.6 Unemployment rate 6.6% 8.4% Per capita income (000s) $24.5 $30.7 EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY Health care: 17.7% Retail: 13.5% LARGEST PRIVATE-SECTOR EMPLOYER International Paper LARGEST CITY/TOWN Whiteville: population 5,425 COUNTY PROPERTY TAX 80.5 cents per $100 value HIGHER EDUCATION Southeastern Community College FOR MORE INFORMATION Columbus County Economic Development Commission 910-640-6608 www.columbusedc.com Columbus

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