Economic Data

A diverse economy, strong talent pool and strategic location position Craven County for growth.
Local Business (Craven County)
2017 Q3 Available Industrial Buildings 6
2017 Q2 Establishments: Total Private Industry 2,227
2017 Q2 Establishments: Manufacturing 71
2015 Est Self-Employed 2,228
2017 Total Retail Sales (with food/drink) ($mil) $1,531
2017 Total Retail Businesses (with food/drink) 767
2017 Avg Sales/Business Total (with Food/Drink) $1,996,576
 
 
Taxes (Craven County)
FY2017-18 Property Tax Rate per $100 Value $0.5394
FY2016-17 Annual Taxable Retail Sales ($mil) $1,051
2017 Tier designation 2
 
Population & Workforce Summary
2015 Est Population 104,450
2015 Est Median Age 36
2015 Est Education Attainment – At Least High School Graduate 58,647 (87.3%)
2015 Est Education Attainment – At Least Bachelor’s Degree 14,965 (22.3%)



2015 Est Median Family Income $56,550
2015 Est Median Worker Earnings $26,371
2015 Est Total Pop with Income Below Poverty Level (last 12 months) 15,664
2016 Annual Employment 39,659

2016 Unemployment 2,198 (5.3%)
2016 Average Weekly Wage (all industries) $791
 

Source: accessnc.commerce.com (LEAD)


Craven County Consumer Report: Find-Properties-Consumer-Report.pdf

Craven County Industries Report:  Find-Properties-Industries-Report.pdf




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