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Economy in North Carolina

North Carolina has an unemployment rate of 5.2%. The US average is 5.2%.

North Carolina has seen the job market increase by 2.3% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 39.3%, which is higher than the US average of 38.0%.

Tax Rates for North Carolina
- The Sales Tax Rate for North Carolina is 6.8%. The US average is 6.0%.
- The Income Tax Rate for North Carolina is 5.8%. The US average is 4.6%.

Income and Salaries for North Carolina
- The average income of a North Carolina resident is $25,608 a year. The US average is $28,555 a year.
- The Median household income of a North Carolina resident is $46,693 a year. The US average is $53,482 a year.

INCOME BY POPULATION PERCENT

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  ECONOMYNorth Carolina, North CarolinaUnited States
  Unemployment Rate5.2%5.2%
  Recent Job Growth2.3%1.6%
  Future Job Growth39.3%38.0%
  Sales Taxes6.8%6.0%
  Income Taxes0.05750.046
  Income per Cap.$25,608$28,555
  Household Income$46,693$53,482
  Family Median Income$57,328$65,443
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting1.3%1.3%
  Mining, quarrying, oil and gas extraction0.1%0.6%
  Construction6.7%6.2%
  Manufacturing12.5%10.4%
  Wholesale trade2.7%2.7%
  Retail trade11.8%11.6%
  Transportation and warehousing3.4%4.1%
  Utilities00
  Information1.8%2.1%
  Finance and insurance4.5%4.7%
  Real estate, rental, leasing1.8%1.9%
  Professional, scientific, technical services5.9%6.7%
  Management of companies0.1%0.1%
  Administrative, support, waste mgt svcs4.3%4.3%
  Educational services9.3%9.3%
  Health care and social assistance14.2%13.8%
  Arts, entertainment, recreation1.8%2.2%
  Accommodation, food services7.7%7.4%
  Other services4.9%4.9%
  Public administration4.5%4.8%
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    Reviews for North Carolina    89 Reviews
    Retirement living - 2/10/2018
    Lots of scenery, slow moving, minor crime and mostly friendly people. Natives only want your money: was told I needed to spend my money locally and not else ware. If you... Read More

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    From California, living in North Carolina - 9/14/2017
    I was born and raised in California, and lived there a total of 24 years. I've lived in North Carolina for a total of 12 years, and have traveled extensively through... Read More

    North Carolina is not safe. - 2/8/2017
    To Best Places: Due to an archaic discriminatory common law North Carolina is not a good place to move to or to live in. It is known as the 1% contributory negligence... Read More


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