Pitt County

Community Profile

People

The total population of the County of Pitt County is 177,672. The median age is 31.29

177,672

Total Population

47.2%

Male

52.8%

Female

Age Distribution

Median Age

31

Educational Attainment

The majority of the population in Pitt County has a high school degree, and 41.89% have a college degree.

< Grade 9

4.09%

Grade 9-12

7.28%

High School

25.23%

Some College

21.51%

Assoc Degree

11.56%

Bach Degree

19.34%

Grad Degree

10.99%

5

in the community

22

within 50 miles

Colleges

offer Associate’s Degree or Certificate

1

in the community

5

within 50 miles

Universities

offer Bachelor’s Degree or Higher

Labor Force

Pitt County has a labor force of 92,413 people, with an unemployment rate of 4.6%.

92,413

Labor Force

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

-14.81%

Unemployment Rate Change (1 year)

Where are the top jobs by occupation?

Office and Administrative support

13.43%

10,598

Sales

10.83%

8,544

Education, Training/Library

8.81%

6,948

Executive, Managers, and Administrators

8.67%

6,837

Food Preparation, Serving

6.56%

5,175

The work distribution of total employees in Pitt County is:

37%

Blue Collar

62%

White Collar

Total Establishments

6,909

Total Employees

78,903

Businesses and Jobs

Pitt County has a total of 6,909 businesses. In 2016, the leading industries in Pitt County were Education, Health Care and Social Services, Retail, and Accommodation and Food Services.

What are the top industries by jobs?

1

Education

23,587

Jobs

312

Establishments

2

Health Care and Social Services

22,432

Jobs

2,995

Establishments

3

Retail

18,962

Jobs

1,814

Establishments

4

Accommodation and Food Services

8,806

Jobs

490

Establishments

How many employees do businesses in Pitt County have?

1-4

Employees

1-4 Employees

61.22%

5-9 Employees

18.51%

10-19 Employees

10%

20-49 Employees

6.6%

50-99 Employees

2.46%

100+ Employees

1.2%

Entreprenuers and Innovation

288

Startup Businesses

17,811

Sole Proprietors

19

Patents Issued

0

Venture Capital Invested

Income and Spending

Households in Pitt County earn a median yearly income of 44,123. 36.9% of the households earn more than the national average each year. Household expenditures average 49,639 per year. The majority of earnings get spent on Shelter, Transportation, Food and Beverages, Health Care, and Utilities.

$44,123

Median Household Income

Income Distribution

How do people spend most of their money?

PER HOUSEHOLD

Shelter

$10,229

Transportation

$9,420

Food and Beverages

$7,373

Health Care

$4,072

Utilities

$3,834

$49,639

Median Household Expenditure

Housing

There are 15% more households who own their homes than there are renters.

Owners vs. Renters

Transportation

Residents spend an average of 20 minutes commuting to work. Pitt County is served by 25 airports within 50 miles. Rail can be accessed within the community. Interstates can be accessed 14 miles away.

20min

Commute Travel Time

2 + 25(+50 miles)

Airports in Community

14

Distance to Interstate

Freight Rail

In Community

Taxes

Top State Corporate Income Tax

5%

Top State Corporate Capital Gains Tax

5%

Top State Personal Income Tax

5.75%

Top State Personal Capital Gains Tax

5.8%

State Sales Tax

4.75%

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