Pitt County Development Commission

North Carolina

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Pitt County Development Commission

North Carolina

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Pitt County, NC is CREATING THE FUTURE.  Also known as the Greenville, NC MSA, the economy flourishes with a dynamic combination of manufacturing, education, health care and ever-expanding commercial and retail sectors.  The metro is known for making everything from the world’s strongest and lightest fiber (DSM Dyneema) to world-class boats (Grady White), from award-winning craft beer (Duck Rabbit) to next generation pharmaceuticals (Patheon).  A small but growing metro, the Greenville, NC MSA is currently ranked in the top 20% of Forbes.com’s Best Small Places for Business and Careers and in the top 10 of fDI Intelligence’s Micro Cities of the Future for Human Capital and Lifestyle as well as Cost Effectiveness.  We invite you to learn more about how it all comes together in the Greenville, NC MSA!

We serve the following communities

Communities listed alphabetically

CommunityPopulation
City of Winterville9,529
City of Grimesland444
City of Fountain439
City of Farmville4,733
City of Falkland97
City of Bethel1,622
City of Ayden5,059
City of Grifton2,665
County of Pitt177,302

People

The total population covered by Pitt County Development Commission is 177,302. The median age is 31.13

177,302

Total Population

47.18%

Male

52.82%

Female

Age Distribution

Median Age

31

Educational Attainment

The majority of the population in Pitt County Development Commission has completed at least a high school degree, and 40.4% has a College Degree.

< Grade 9

4.32%

Grade 9-12

8.07%

High School

25.07%

Some College

22.14%

Assoc Degree

11.01%

Bach Degree

18.83%

Grad Degree

10.56%

Labor Force

Pitt County Development Commission has a labor force of 93,246 people.

93,246

Labor Force

Where are the top jobs by occupation?

Office and Administrative support

14.18%

10,776

Sales

10.71%

8,135

Executive, Managers, and Administrators

8.87%

6,740

Education, Training/Library

8.29%

6,297

Food Preparation, Serving

6.73%

5,113

The work distribution of total employees in Pitt County Development Commission is:

39%

Blue Collar

60%

White Collar

Total Establishments

7,188

Total Employees

75,969

Businesses and Jobs

Pitt County Development Commission has a total of 7,188 businesses. In 2016, the leading industries in Pitt County Development Commission 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 Development Commission have?

1-4

Employees

1-4 Employees

62.19%

5-9 Employees

18.54%

10-19 Employees

9.29%

20-49 Employees

6.29%

50-99 Employees

2.53%

100+ Employees

1.15%

Income and Spending

Households in Pitt County Development Commission earn a median yearly income of 43,481. 35.98% of the households earn more than the national average each year. Household expenditures average 49,511 per year. The majority of earnings get spent on Shelter, Transportation, Food and Beverages, Health Care, and Entertainment.

$43,481

Median Household Income

Income Distribution

How do people spend most of their money?

PER HOUSEHOLD

Shelter

$10,193

Transportation

$9,426

Food and Beverages

$7,376

Health Care

$4,075

Entertainment

$2,746

$49,511

Median Household Expenditure

Housing

There are 8% more households who own their homes than there are renters.

Owners vs. Renters

Contact Us

Kelly Andrews

Associate Director