Workforce Statistics


Labor Force and Unemployment Information

 Labor Force 12,650
Employment 12,037
Unemployment 613
Unemployment Rate 4.2%

Source: ACCESSNC, NC  Department of Commerce

Estimated Income and Earning Characteristics

2015 (Most Recent Census Data)
Median Family Income $47.509
Median Household Income $40.611
Population with Income Below Poverty Level 15.9%
Median Workers Earnings $22,254
Per Capita Income $35,707


Educational Attainment by Population 25+

Level of Attainment Residents 25+ % of Residents 25+
High School Graduate 16,854 83.3%
At Least Bachelor’s Degree 3,951 19.5%

Source:  NC Department of Commerce