North Carolina Economic Development Guide

2017

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64 N O R T H C A R O L I N A E C O N O M I C D E V E L O P M E N T G U I D E F O R S O U R C E S A N D N O T E S , S E E P A G E 7 6 A R O U N D T H E S T A T E | C O U N T Y B Y C O U N T Y EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY Health care: 16.8% Manufacturing: 15.5% LARGEST PRIVATE-SECTOR EMPLOYER Laboratory Corporation of America LARGEST CITY/TOWN Burlington (part): population 51,527 COUNTY PROPERTY TAX 58.0 cents per $100 value HIGHER EDUCATION Elon University; Alamance Community College A L A M A N C E 2005 2015* POPULATION (000S) 138.3 157.6 EMPLOYMENT (000S) 65.4 74.3 UNEMPLOYMENT RATE 5.9% 5.2% PER CAPITA INCOME (000S) $29.3 $34.8 Alamance County Area Chamber of Commerce 336-228-1338 choosealamance.com 2005 EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY Health care: 17.1% Manufacturing: 15.7% LARGEST PRIVATE-SECTOR EMPLOYER Parkdale Mills LARGEST CITY/TOWN Sparta: population 1,776 COUNTY PROPERTY TAX 51.3 cents per $100 value HIGHER EDUCATION Wilkes Community College A L L E G H A N Y 2005 2015* POPULATION (000S) 10.7 11.2 EMPLOYMENT (000S) 4.5 4.1 UNEMPLOYMENT RATE 5.6% 6.2% PER CAPITA INCOME (000S) $27.4 $32.5 Alleghany Chamber of Commerce 336-372-5473 sparta-nc.com 2005 EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY Retail: 15.5% Health care: 15.2% LARGEST PRIVATE-SECTOR EMPLOYER American Emergency Vehicles LARGEST CITY/TOWN Jeff erson: population 1,560 COUNTY PROPERTY TAX 43.3 cents per $100 value HIGHER EDUCATION Wilkes Community College A S H E 2005 2015* POPULATION (000S) 25.6 27.5 EMPLOYMENT (000S) 12.0 11.4 UNEMPLOYMENT RATE 5.7% 6.1% PER CAPITA INCOME (000S) $24.8 $31.2 Ashe County Economic Development 336-846-5501 ashencedc.com 2005 EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY Manufacturing: 17.0% Retail: 13.9% LARGEST PRIVATE-SECTOR EMPLOYER PCS Phosphate LARGEST CITY/TOWN Washington: population 9,639 COUNTY PROPERTY TAX 55.0 cents per $100 value HIGHER EDUCATION Beaufort County Community College B E A U F O R T 2005 2015* POPULATION (000S) 45.5 47.7 EMPLOYMENT (000S) 18.7 18.6 UNEMPLOYMENT RATE 6.6% 6.6% PER CAPITA INCOME (000S) $28.4 $36.4 Beaufort County Economic Development 252-946-3970 beaufortedc.com 2005 EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY Manufacturing: 40.0% Government: 11.3% LARGEST PRIVATE-SECTOR EMPLOYER Craftmaster Furniture LARGEST CITY/TOWN Taylorsville: population 2,124 COUNTY PROPERTY TAX 79.0 cents per $100 value HIGHER EDUCATION Catawba County Community College A L E X A N D E R 2005 2015* POPULATION (000S) 35.5 38.3 EMPLOYMENT (000S) 17.2 16.4 UNEMPLOYMENT RATE 5.5% 5.0% PER CAPITA INCOME (000S) $26.8 $33.0 Alexander County Economic Development Corp. 828-632-1161 alexanderedc.org 2005 EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY Manufacturing: 20.7% Government: 18.3% LARGEST PRIVATE-SECTOR EMPLOYER Hornwood LARGEST CITY/TOWN Wadesboro: population 5,562 COUNTY PROPERTY TAX 80.1 cents per $100 value HIGHER EDUCATION South Piedmont Community College A N S O N 2005 2015* POPULATION (000S) 26.5 26.5 EMPLOYMENT (000S) 10.0 10.2 UNEMPLOYMENT RATE 7.6% 6.5% PER CAPITA INCOME (000S) $24.1 $31.2 Anson County Chamber of Commerce 704-694-4181 ansoncounty.org 2005 EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY Government: 15.4% Retail: 12.7% LARGEST PRIVATE-SECTOR EMPLOYER Lees-McRae College LARGEST CITY/TOWN Banner Elk: population 1,161 COUNTY PROPERTY TAX 44.7 cents per $100 value HIGHER EDUCATION Lees-McRae College; Mayland Community College AV E R Y 2005 2015* POPULATION (000S) 17.7 17.9 EMPLOYMENT (000S) 7.5 7.2 UNEMPLOYMENT RATE 5.3% 5.8% PER CAPITA INCOME (000S) $24.8 $30.7 Avery County Economic Development 828-737-5150 averycountync.gov 2005 EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY Health care: 14.4% Government: 12.9% LARGEST PRIVATE-SECTOR EMPLOYER Perdue LARGEST CITY/TOWN Windsor: 3,826 COUNTY PROPERTY TAX 83.0 cents per $100 value HIGHER EDUCATION Rowan County Community College; Martin Community College B E R T I E 2005 2015* POPULATION (000S) 19.9 20.4 EMPLOYMENT (000S) 8.1 8.0 UNEMPLOYMENT RATE 7.4% 7.3% PER CAPITA INCOME (000S) $24.0 $32.3 Bertie County Economic Development Commission 252-794-5301 bertiecountynceconomicdev.com 2005

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