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Davidson County
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Davidson County
28.98
Fiscal Capacity (<=100)
NA
14.9
-1.4%
9.8
1.1%
6.3%
9.6%
$23,034
$25,393
10.4
Indicator Years
Population Change
Employment Change
Real Wages Change
Business Failure Rate
New Business Rate
Per Capita Income
Average Annual Wage
Unemployment Rate
Poverty Rate
Net Migration
County Score of Key Trend and Status Indicators
62
18
55
35
20
24
82
72
72
85
0
10
20
30
40
50
60
70
80
90
100
Population Change
Employment Change
Net Migration
Change in Real Wages
Business Failure Rate
New Business Rate
Unemployment Rate
Per Capita Income
Average Wage
Fiscal Capacity
2.3%
2.2%
7.0%
11.6%
$25,181
$29,321
13.1%
I. Key Trend and Status Indicators
Compares performance among counties from 1 (lowest) to 100 (highest).
North Carolina Department of Commerce, 2000 County and Regional Scans
2000
1990-99
1998-99
1998-99
1999
1999
1998
1999
1999
1995
1990-99
Davidson County North Carolina
6.2%
3.2%
9.5%
15.3%

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Share of County Employment, 1999
Manufacturing
41%
Construction
5%
Services
15%
Whl Trade
4%
Retail Trade
16%
Government
12%
TCPU
4%
Agriculture
1%
FIRE
2%
Davidson
142,852
91
157,617
90
66
64.2%
59
10.0%
45
0.9%
10.7%
Indicator
North Carolina
County Score
Population
Projected Population
Projected AnnualGrowth Rate
% Population Non-White
% Adults w/HS Education
% Adults w/College Education
NA
County Score: Compares performance among counties from 1 (lowest) to 100 (highest).
7,650,789
8,493,432
70.0%
17.4%
1.2%
24.1%
Sector
1999
Employment
99 Annual
Avg Wage
% of NC
Avg Wage
98-99 % Chg
Cnty Emp
% of NC
Emp
278
2,380
1.4%
9.4%
$18,561
$25,140
1,174
-1.7%
$30,196
6,156
2.1%
$26,751
21,200
-1.8%
$28,795
7,913
7.5%
$21,681
1,807
-38.8%
$32,825
1,896
9.5%
$30,669
50,694
-1.4%
$25,393
Agriculture
Construction
Finan/Ins/Real Est
Government
Manufacturing
Services
Wholesale Trade
Trans/Com/Pub Util
Total
% of Cnty
Emp
98-99% Chg
NC Emp
3.7%
0.5%
4.7%
2.3%
12.1%
41.8%
15.6%
3.6%
3.7%
100.0%
1.4%
5.8%
4.7%
15.7%
21.3%
23.5%
5.0%
4.6%
100.0%
92.8%
85.7%
68.5%
89.5%
83.2%
78.2%
83.8%
77.9%
86.2%
5.9%
3.8%
1.8%
-3.1%
5.5%
3.3%
2.6%
2.2%
II. Economic and Demographic Data
Population
Employment and Wages
Years
1999
2008
1999-2008
1999
1990
1990
78,790
91
55.2%
Labor Force
% Population in Labor Force
NA
3,874,500
48.4%
1999
1999
Davidson County
Retail Trade
7,846
15.5%
18.0%
-0.8%
3.1%
$15,466
92.1%
North Carolina Department of Commerce, 2000 County and Regional Scans

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Davidson County
Indicator Year Total Per Capita County Score
Travel Spending
Travel Wages
Travel Employment
Seasonal Dwelling Units
$86,840,000
$608
27
$15,360,000
$108
31
930
6.5
28
1,278
10.1
58
County Score: Compares per capita spending, wages, and per thousand employment and dwellings among counties from 1 (lowest) to
100 (highest).
II. Economic and Demographic Data (continued)
Travel and Tourism, 1999
Income by Major Source, 1998
Total Personal Income
Net Labor Earnings
Income Maintenance Benefits
Unemployment Insurance Payments
Govt Retirement/Disability Payments
Dividends/Interest/Rent Earnings
Category Cnty Per Capita State Per Capita % of Cnty Total % of State Total
$15,447
$232
$56
$2,908
$4,392
100.0%
67.1%
1.0%
0.2%
12.6%
19.1%
(per thousand people)
(per thousand people)
1999
1999
1999
1990
Cash Receipts from Agriculture, 1998
Category Cnty Per Capita State Per Capita % of Cnty Total % of State Total
Crops, Total
Tobacco
Other Crops
Livestock, Dairy, and Poultry
Government Payments
Total Farm Income
47.5%
$41
$87
$139
$2
$270
15.3%
32.2%
51.6%
0.9%
100.0%
Announced Investment and Employment in Manufacturing Plants, 1999
County Score: Compares investment and employment among counties from 1 (lowest) to 100 (highest).
Type of Investment
1999 Investment
County Score
Investment
1999 Employment
County Score
Employment
New Plants
Expansions
$41,350,000
$66,353,944
240
551
89
91
90
87
$128
$23,034
68.0%
1.3%
0.2%
12.2%
18.3%
100.0%
$17,117
$331
$58
$3,074
$4,601
$25,181
$430
$132
$298
$519
$17
$966
44.5%
13.7%
30.9%
53.7%
1.8%
100.0%
North Carolina Department of Commerce, 2000 County and Regional Scans

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Davidson County
III. Development Capacity, Accessibility, Infrastructure and Resources
County Development Program
Local Development Corporation
Chamber of Commerce
Economic Development Plan
80% of population within 10 miles of a 4-lane road
Commercial Airport within 50 miles
Interstate Highway within 10 miles
Wastewater Treatment Capacity Available
Natural Gas Available
100,000+ sq ft of Industrial Space Available
Industrial Sites Available
Distance to Nearest Airport (miles)
30
Distance to Nearest Interstate (miles)
0
% Population within 10 miles of 4-lane road
95%
Nearest Major City (100,000+ population)
Winston-Salem
Distance to Nearest Major City (miles)
20
Nearest Commercial Airport
Piedmont Triad International
Indicator
Total in gal/day Per Capita County Score
Existing Wastewater Treatment Capacity
Surplus Wastewater Treatment Capacity
16,000,000
110.9
59
6,349,242
44.0
53
County Score: Compares per capita wastewater capacity among counties from 1 (lowest) to 100 (highest).
Indicator
Yes
No
1,329,982
1,108.0
92
65
Available Space in Industrial Buildings (in sq.ft.)
Available Acreage in Industrial Sites
County Score: Compares available industrial space among counties from 1 (lowest) to 100 (highest).
Indicator
Area
County Score
Accessibility
Municipal Wastewater Treatment
Industrial Property
Development Capacity Checklist
Runway Length (feet)
10,000
Nearest Interstate(s)
I-85, I-85B
Number of Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plants:
4
North Carolina Department of Commerce, 2000 County and Regional Scans