nc economy

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Unemployment by the numbers

Jan. 8. Unemployment rates increased in 39 of North Carolina’s 100 counties in November 2023, decreased in 17, and remained unchanged in 44. Scotland County had the highest unemployment rate at 5.9 percent while Buncombe and Swain Counties each had the lowest at 2.6 percent. Mecklenburg County’s jobless rate came in at 3.3 percent, while […]

NC: $12.9 billion in new capital investment

NC eco-devo win: 14,100 new jobs and billions in investment in 2023

Dec. 19. North Carolina landed 14,114 new jobs in 2023, representing 134 business recruitment, expansion and rural development projects worth $12.9 billion of capital investment into the state. Of note: Clean energy businesses are transforming the state’s economy. “North Carolina has seen historic economic growth and development in the last few years including our rural […]

Manufacturing Week in NC

NC manufacturing by the numbers

Oct. 4. With the eighth-largest manufacturing economy in the United States, and the largest manufacturing workforce in the southeast, manufacturing remains essential to the success of every sector of North Carolina’s economy. Here’s a look at manufacturing in North Carolina as Manufacturing Week gets under way. Number of NC manufacturers: 11,000 Multiplier effect: For every […]