Economic Profile

Pitt County

The region's employment base is well diversified among manufacturing, government, healthcare, social services and retail. Major manufacturing products include chemicals, textiles, fabricated metal products, paper products, clothing, and transportation equipment. 

Population

175,354

Projected Population (2020)

200,000

Workforce Statistics (2015)

Labor Force: 86,914
Employed: 81,812
Unemployed: 5,102
Unemployed Rate: 5.9%

Taxes

Sales Tax: 7%
Occupancy: 6%

Property Tax Per $100 Valuation

Pitt County: $0.68
Ayden: $0.54
Bethel: $0.66
Falkland: $0.45
Farmville: $0.46
Fountain: $0.60
Greenville: $0.53
Grifton: $0.63
Grimesland: $0.48
Simpson: $0.45
Winterville: $0.48

Major Non-Manufacturing Employers in Pitt County

Employer Product/Service Number of Employees
Vidant Medical Center Healthcare 1000+
East Carolina University Education 1000+
Pitt County Schools Education 1000+
Wal-Mart Associates Inc Retail Store 1000+
Pitt Community College Education 1000+
Pitt County County Government 1000+
City of Greenville City Government 500-999
Food Lion Retail 500-999
Wells Fargo Bank Financial Services 500-999
Physicians East Healthcare 500-999