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Cities & States

Charlotte
Population: 792,137
 
Raleigh
Population: 432,520
 
Greensboro
Population: 279,427
 
Durham
Population: 246,084
 
Winston-Salem
Population: 236,642
 
Fayetteville
Population: 202,521
 
Cary
Population: 151,186
 
Wilmington
Population: 111,998
 
High Point
Population: 108,031
 
Greenville
Population: 88,598
 

Mecklenburg County
Population: 947,135
 
Wake County
Population: 929,214
 
Guilford County
Population: 495,326
 
Forsyth County
Population: 354,656
 
Cumberland County
Population: 322,033
 
Durham County
Population: 276,494
 
Buncombe County
Population: 241,801
 
Gaston County
Population: 207,263
 
New Hanover County
Population: 206,403
 
Union County
Population: 205,426
 

North Carolina

North Carolina Employment Profile

North Carolina is located in the Southeast region, and has transitioned from a traditional economy based on tobacco, furniture and textiles, to a global economy that is driven by knowledge-based enterprises. Academic R&D is one of the Tar Heel State’s competitive advantages, concentrated in the Research Triangle region. Most recent job growth has been in the service sector industries, while most job losses have been in the traditional or labor intensive industries, such as manufacturing. (Source: North Carolina Department of Commerce)

Based on 2013 statistics, the government sector employs the greatest percentage of workers in the state, followed by retail trade; health care and social assistance; manufacturing; and accommodation and food services, respectively.

 

Total Population (2000, 2010, 2015*)


Based on 2000, 2010 and 2015* U.S. Census data
18.24% increase since 2000 census.
(* 2009-2015’ ACS 5-Year Estimates)

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