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  ECONOMY OVERVIEW
  

The unemployment rate in North Carolina, North Carolina, is 6.00%, with job growth of 1.55%. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 37.10%.

North Carolina, North Carolina Taxes
North Carolina, North Carolina,sales tax rate is 6.75%. Income tax is 5.80%.

North Carolina, North Carolina Income and Salaries

The income per capita is $25,285, which includes all adults and children. The median household income is $46,450.

  ECONOMYNorth Carolina, North CarolinaUnited States
  Unemployment Rate  6.00%6.30%
  Recent Job Growth  1.55%1.18%
  Future Job Growth  37.10%36.10%
  Sales Taxes  6.75%6.00%
  Income Taxes  5.80%4.72%
  Income per Cap.  $25,285$28,051
  Household Income  $46,450$53,046
  Family Median Income  $57,146$64,585
  ESTIMATED HOUSEHOLDS BY HOUSEHOLD INCOME
  Income Less Than 15K  14.60%12.61%
  Income between 15K and 20K  5.95%5.33%
  Income between 20K and 30K  11.88%10.57%
  Income between 30K and 40K  11.16%9.90%
  Income between 40K and 50K  9.61%8.95%
  Income between 50K and 60K  8.34%8.08%
  Income between 60K and 75K  9.96%10.09%
  Income between 75K and 100K  11.42%12.25%
  Income between 100K and 150K  10.49%12.82%
  Income between 150K and 200K  3.44%4.78%
  Income greater than 200K  3.15%4.64%
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  Management, business, finance  13.80%14.36%
  Engineering, computers, science  4.79%5.24%
  Community, social services  1.89%1.66%
  Legal  0.85%1.17%
  Education, library  6.46%6.10%
  Arts, design, media, sports, entertainment  1.59%1.88%
  Healthcare practitioners and technology  5.90%5.49%
  Healthcare support  2.77%2.47%
  Firefighters, law enforcement  2.07%2.24%
  Food preparation, serving  5.54%5.61%
  Building maintenance  3.83%3.97%
  Personal care  2.95%3.54%
  Sales, office, administrative support  23.96%24.89%
  Farming, fishing, forestry  0.77%0.73%
  Construction, extraction, maintenance/repair  9.37%8.56%
  Production, transportation, material moving  13.48%12.10%
  ECONOMY COMMENTS
  
Manufacturing
Need to see more policy and thrust to manufacturing esp in areas of Science and... (read more)
loss of jobs over seas
Why aren't there more jobs coming to New Bern and its surrounding areas such as Carteret, Jones, and Pamilico Counties like any other cities and counties in North... (read more)
Don't Move to Raleigh!!!!!
Please don't believe the media hype....Raleigh sucks!! I moved there from the Washington, DC area (big mistake) and it was the worst decision of my life. Not only is it... (read more)
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  GENERAL COMMENTS
  
re: N.C. is not a good place to live if you have t
NC is horrible. The city I live in the my girlfriend's brother assaulted her. She filed a report to the magistrate. The magistrate did not even take action about my... (read more)
Durham NC
I love where I live in Durham NC. It is nice that it is close to Raleigh, Cary and Chapel Hill. Lots of great shopping and events nearby which are very important to... (read more)
Rocky Mount, NC- quality of life for a minority fa
Hi I am looking to move to Rocky Mount this fall. Can anyone give me feedback about living... (read more)
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