Why Choose Richmond County

Demographics

2012 Population  
Total Population 46703
Household Population 45543
Population Density (Pop/Sq Mi) 98.6
2010-2012 Annual Growth Rate 6.00%
2012 Labor Force  
Labor Force 19664
Employment 17150
Unemployment 2514
Unemployment Rate 12.80%
2011 Educational Attainment  
At Least High School Graduate, Pop 25+ 23656
At Least High School Graduate, Pop 25+ (Percent) 77.10%
At Least Bachelor's Degree, Pop 25+ 3439
At Least Bachelor's Degree, Pop 25+ (Percent) 11.20%
2011 Average Annual Wage by Industry  
Total All Industries $29,601
Total Government $33,059
Total Private Industry $28,752
Agriculture Forestry Fishing & Hunting $22,564
Mining $48,846
Utilities $78,157
Construction $40,189
Manufacturing $30,486
Wholesale Trade $37,129
Retail Trade $22,678
Transportation and Warehousing $31,394
Information $46,411
Finance and Insurance $34,923
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing $18,721
Professional and Technical Services $42,957
Management of Companies and Enterprises $23,909
Administrative and Waste Services $22,659
Educational Services $31,431
Health Care and Social Assistance $32,992
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation $10,193
Accommodation and Food Services $12,151
Other Services Ex. Public Admin $19,945
Public Administration $33,747

Contact Us At:

Phone: 910-997-8190 | Fax: 910-997-8192
martie.butler@richmondnc.com
Martie Butler
Richmond County
Management Analyst/Economic Developer
125 Hancock Street PO Box 504
Rockingham, NC 28379