North Carolina Economic Development Guide

2016

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60 North Carolina Economic Development Guide 2004 2014* Population (000s) 94.1 104.5 Employment (000s) 37.7 37.8 Unemployment rate 5.1% 7.3% Per capita income (000s) $31.0 $39.2 EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY Health care 17.4% Government: 16.7% LARGEST PRIVATE-SECTOR EMPLOYER CarolinaEast Health System LARGEST CITY/TOWN New Bern: population 30,051 COUNTY PROPERTY TAX 46.8 cents per $100 value HIGHER EDUCATION Craven Community College FOR MORE INFORMATION Craven County Economic Development 252-633-5300 www.cravenbusiness.com Craven 2004 2014* Population (000s) 307.8 329.4 Employment (000s) 116.3 128.4 Unemployment rate 5.6% 7.4% Per capita income (000s) $31.8 $45.3 EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY Health care: 18.1% Retail: 13.5% LARGEST PRIVATE-SECTOR EMPLOYER Cape Fear Valley Health System LARGEST CITY/TOWN Fayetteville: population 208,373 COUNTY PROPERTY TAX 74.0 cents per $100 value HIGHER EDUCATION Methodist University Fayetteville State University Fayetteville Technical Community College FOR MORE INFORMATION Fayetteville Regional Chamber 910-483-8133 www.fayettevillencchamber.org Cumberland 2004 2014* Population (000s) 21.6 24.9 Employment (000s) 10.5 12.1 Unemployment rate 2.9% 5.3% Per capita income (000s) $31.4 $42.6 EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY Retail: 17.3% Accommodations: 10.4% LARGEST PRIVATE-SECTOR EMPLOYER Academi Training Center LARGEST CITY/TOWN Moyock, unincorporated COUNTY PROPERTY TAX 48.0 cents per $100 value HIGHER EDUCATION College of The Albemarle FOR MORE INFORMATION Currituck County Economic Development Department 252-232-6015 www.thinkcurrituck.com Currituck 2004 2014* Population (000s) 152.8 164.4 Employment (000s) 74.4 71.4 Unemployment rate 6.5% 6.5% Per capita income (000s) $28.2 $36.2 EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY Manufacturing: 22.1% Retail: 12% LARGEST PRIVATE-SECTOR EMPLOYER Atrium Windows and Doors LARGEST CITY/TOWN Thomasville (part): population 26,664 COUNTY PROPERTY TAX 54.0 cents per $100 value HIGHER EDUCATION Davidson County Community College FOR MORE INFORMATION Lexington Area Chamber of Commerce 336-248-5929 www.lexingtonchamber.net 2004 2014* Population (000s) 33.9 35.3 Employment (000s) 21.6 20.4 Unemployment rate 4.5% 7.8% Per capita income (000s) $34.8 $42.4 EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY Accommodations: 24.3% Retail: 18.9% LARGEST PRIVATE-SECTOR EMPLOYER Village Realty & Management Service LARGEST CITY/TOWN Kill Devil Hills: population 7,010 COUNTY PROPERTY TAX 43.0 cents per $100 value HIGHER EDUCATION College of The Albemarle FOR MORE INFORMATION Outer Banks Chamber of Commerce 252-441-8144 www.outerbankschamber.com Dare Davidson 2004 2014* Population (000s) 37.3 41.4 Employment (000s) 18.3 19.0 Unemployment rate 4.9% 5.6% Per capita income (000s) $32.1 $38.7 EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY Manufacturing: 17.9% Retail: 12.8% LARGEST PRIVATE-SECTOR EMPLOYER Ashley Furniture Industries LARGEST CITY/TOWN Mocksville: population 5,228 COUNTY PROPERTY TAX 72.8 cents per $100 value HIGHER EDUCATION Davidson County Community College FOR MORE INFORMATION Davie County Economic Development Commission 336-751-2714 www.daviecountyedc.com Davie Around the state

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