North Carolina Economic Development Guide

2017

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67 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 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: 17.4% Government: 16.8% LARGEST PRIVATE-SECTOR EMPLOYER CarolinaEast Health System LARGEST CITY/TOWN New Bern: population 29,823 COUNTY PROPERTY TAX 53.9 cents per $100 value HIGHER EDUCATION Craven Community College C R AV E N 2005 2015* POPULATION (000S) 95.5 105.1 EMPLOYMENT (000S) 38.5 38.5 UNEMPLOYMENT RATE 5.0% 6.1% PER CAPITA INCOME (000S) $32.6 $39.4 Craven County Economic Development 252-633-5300 cravenbusiness.com 2005 EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY Education: 19.3% Retail: 16.9% 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 C U R R I T U C K 2005 2015* POPULATION (000S) 22.6 25.6 EMPLOYMENT (000S) 11.3 11.7 UNEMPLOYMENT RATE 3.0% 5.8% PER CAPITA INCOME (000S) $30.9 $38.8 Currituck County Economic Development Department 252-232-6015 thinkcurrituck.com 2005 EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY Manufacturing: 22.8% Retail: 11.9% LARGEST PRIVATE-SECTOR EMPLOYER Atrium Windows and Doors LARGEST CITY/TOWN Thomasville (part): population 26,728 COUNTY PROPERTY TAX 54.0 cents per $100 value HIGHER EDUCATION Davidson County Community College D AV I D S O N 2005 2015* POPULATION (000S) 153.9 164.9 EMPLOYMENT (000S) 73.4 75.0 UNEMPLOYMENT RATE 6.1% 5.5% PER CAPITA INCOME (000S) $28.6 $34.7 Lexington Area Chamber of Commerce 336-248-5929 lexingtonchamber.net 2005 EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY Manufacturing: 30.2% Agriculture: 13.3% LARGEST PRIVATE-SECTOR EMPLOYER Butterball LARGEST CITY/TOWN Wallace (part): population 3,984 COUNTY PROPERTY TAX 73.0 cents per $100 value HIGHER EDUCATION James Sprunt Community College D U P L I N 2005 2015* POPULATION (000S) 53.6 60.4 EMPLOYMENT (000S) 22.0 25.1 UNEMPLOYMENT RATE 6.2% 5.7% PER CAPITA INCOME (000S) $24.5 $35.5 Duplin County Economic Development Commission 910-296-2180 duplinedc.com 2005 EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY Health care: 18.8% Retail: 13.9% LARGEST PRIVATE-SECTOR EMPLOYER Cape Fear Valley Health System LARGEST CITY/TOWN Fayetteville: population 208,158 COUNTY PROPERTY TAX 74.0 cents per $100 value HIGHER EDUCATION Methodist University; Fayetteville State University; Fayetteville Technical Community College C U M B E R L A N D 2005 2015* POPULATION (000S) 302.6 331.2 EMPLOYMENT (000S) 122.3 117.2 UNEMPLOYMENT RATE 5.7% 7.2% PER CAPITA INCOME (000S) $31.1 $37.6 Fayetteville Cumberland County Economic Development Corp. 910-678-7644 fayedc.com 2005 EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY Hospitality: 24.3% Retail: 19.2% LARGEST PRIVATE-SECTOR EMPLOYER Carolina Designs Realty LARGEST CITY/TOWN Kill Devil Hills: population 7,127 COUNTY PROPERTY TAX 43.0 cents per $100 value HIGHER EDUCATION College of The Albemarle D A R E 2005 2015* POPULATION (000S) 34.3 35.6 EMPLOYMENT (000S) 21.4 18.7 UNEMPLOYMENT RATE 4.6% 7.6% PER CAPITA INCOME (000S) $36.4 $44.3 The Outer Banks Chamber of Commerce 252-441-8144 outerbankschamber.com 2005 EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY Manufacturing: 22.0% Retail 11.9% LARGEST PRIVATE-SECTOR EMPLOYER Ashley Furniture Industries LARGEST CITY/TOWN Mocksville: population 5,339 COUNTY PROPERTY TAX 72.8 cents per $100 value HIGHER EDUCATION Davidson County Community College D AV I E 2005 2015* POPULATION (000S) 38.2 41.5 EMPLOYMENT (000S) 18.9 19.1 UNEMPLOYMENT RATE 4.1% 4.9% PER CAPITA INCOME (000S) $33.3 $40.5 Davie County Economic Development Commission 336-751-2714 daviecountyedc.com 2005 EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY Health care: 21.7% Manufacturing: 12.7% LARGEST PRIVATE-SECTOR EMPLOYER Duke University LARGEST CITY/TOWN Durham (part): population 250,810 COUNTY PROPERTY TAX 74.0 cents per $100 value HIGHER EDUCATION Duke University; NC Central University; Durham Technical Community College D U R H A M 2005 2015* POPULATION (000S) 240.8 297.8 EMPLOYMENT (000S) 125.0 147.0 UNEMPLOYMENT RATE 4.3% 4.9% PER CAPITA INCOME (000S) $34.8 $42.8 Greater Durham Chamber of Commerce 919-328-8700 durhamchamber.org 2005

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