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Economy in North Carolina

North Carolina has an unemployment rate of 3.9%. The US average is 3.9%.

North Carolina has seen the job market increase by 1.7% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 37.6%, which is higher than the US average of 33.5%.

Tax Rates for North Carolina
- The Sales Tax Rate for North Carolina is 7.0%. The US average is 7.3%.
- The Income Tax Rate for North Carolina is 5.5%. The US average is 4.6%.
- Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing Cost of Living.

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

  ECONOMYNorth Carolina, North CarolinaUnited States
  4.4%3.7%
  1.7%1.6%
  37.6%33.5%
  6.8%6.2%
  5.3%4.6%
  $28,123$31,177
  $50,320$57,652
  $62,195$70,850
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  1.3%1.3%
  0.1%0.6%
  6.7%6.2%
  12.5%10.4%
  2.7%2.7%
  11.8%11.6%
  3.4%4.1%
  0.9%0.9%
  1.8%2.1%
  4.5%4.7%
  1.8%1.9%
  5.9%6.7%
  0.1%0.1%
  4.3%4.3%
  9.3%9.3%
  14.2%13.8%
  1.8%2.2%
  7.7%7.4%
  4.9%4.9%
  4.5%4.8%
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    Reviews for North Carolina    89 Reviews
    Western NC is Not the place to live - 3/4/2020
    Western NC (eg Asheville, Hendersonville and surrounding areas) is Not the place to move to. No proper supporting jobs except tourism and elderly care. Horrendous drug... Read More

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    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

    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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