Below you will find member county statistics relevant to EDA grant eligibility. Also, you can click on a county name to be taken to their website.

Bladen County


Population 2010: 35,190
Per Capita Personal Income 2012 (BEA): $31,127
Percent Population in Labor Force 2001: 60.1%
24-month Unemployment Rate (BLS):  11.28  (period ending April 2014)
Poverty Rate 2010:  22.3%

Brunswick County


Population 2010:  107,431
Per Capita Personal Income 2012 (BEA): $34,739
Percent Population in Labor Force 2001:  45.7%
24-month Unemployment Rate (BLS):  8.96  (period ending April 2014)
Poverty Rate 2010:  16.5%

Columbus County


Population 2010:  58,098                        
Per Capita Personal Income 2012 (BEA):  $29,551       
Percent Population in Labor Force 2001:  39.1%                
24-month Unemployment Rate (BLS):  10.62 (period ending April 2014)  
Poverty Rate 2010:  26.9% 

Cumberland County


Population 2010:  319,431
Per Capita Personal Income 2012 (BEA):  $45,590           
Percent Population in Labor Force 2001:  38.7%
24-month Unemployment Rate (BLS):  9.07  (period ending April 2014)
Poverty Rate 2010:  18.2%

Harnett County


Population 2010:  114,678
Per Capita Personal Income 2012 (BEA):  $30,059          
Percent Population in Labor Force 2001:  38.7%
24-month Unemployment Rate (BLS): 9.36  (period ending April 2014)
Poverty Rate 2010:  16.7%

Hoke County


Population 2010:  46,952
Per Capita Personal Income 2012 (BEA):  $33,268      
Percent Population in Labor Force 2001:  33.7%
24-month Unemployment Rate (BLS): 8.24  (period ending April 2014)
Poverty Rate 2010:  19.0%

New Hanover County


Population 2010: 202,667
Per Capita Personal Income 2012 (BEA): $37,559
Percent Population in Labor Force 2001:
24-month Unemployment Rate (BLS):  7.89  (period ending April 2014)
Poverty Rate 2010:  18.1%

Pender County


Population 2010:  52,217
Per Capita Personal Income 2012 (BEA):  $32,480        
Percent Population in Labor Force 2001:  39.3%
24-month Unemployment Rate (BLS): 9.16  (period ending April 2014)
Poverty Rate 2010:  16.7%

Richmond County


Population 2010:  46,639
Per Capita Personal Income 2012 (BEA): $28,820
Percent Population in Labor Force 2001:
24-month Unemployment Rate (BLS):  10.87 (period ending April 2014)
Poverty Rate 2010:  28.1%

Robeson County


Population 2010:  134,168
Per Capita Personal Income 2012 (BEA):  $26,399          
Percent Population in Labor Force 2001:  41.9%
24-month Unemployment Rate (BLS):  11.43  (period ending April 2014)
Poverty Rate 2010:  31.5%

Sampson County


Population 2010:  63,431
Per Capita Personal Income 2012 (BEA):  $32,818          
Percent Population in Labor Force 2001:  37.9%
24-month Unemployment Rate (BLS):  7.51  (period ending April 2014)
Poverty Rate 2010:  21.4%

Scotland County


Population 2010:  36,157
Per Capita Personal Income 2012 (BEA):  $29,592          
Percent Population in Labor Force 2001:  47.6%
4-month Unemployment Rate (BLS): 14.72  (period ending April 2014)
Poverty Rate 2010:  27.2%