Facts & Data

Statistics Meet Satisfaction

The Statesville Region is a place where the term “going places” applies to our easy interstate access, diverse lifestyle advantages and our positive attitude. Here’s a quick overview of the data that puts our region on the short list of so many companies.

IREDELL COUNTY POPULATION

Total Population 172,402
Total Households 65,329
Average Age 40.1

Age % Of Population (Years)
0-14 19.29%
15-24 12.47%
25-34 11.88%
35-44 13.24%
45-54 15.26%
55-64 14.82%
65+ 13.04%
Source: ESRI 2016

IREDELL COUNTY HOUSEHOLD INCOME

Year Median HHI PCI
2000 $32,442 $19,328
2010 $43,693 $22,756
2016 $52,257 $27,355
2021 $57,783 $29,756
Source: ESRI 2016

STATESVILLE REGION (IREDELL COUNTY) LARGEST PRIVATE SECTOR EMPLOYERS

IREDELL COUNTY EMPLOYERS BY INDUSTRY

Industry Employers % of Employers
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Mining 818 1.00%
Construction 4,811 5.86%
Manufacturing 13,658 16.62%
Transportation and Warehousing 3,286 4.00%
Information 1,060 1.30%
Wholesale Trade 2,276 2.77%
Retail Trade 13,069 15.91%
Finance & Insurance 3,106 3.78%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 3,434 4.18%
Public Administration 2,038 2.48%
Source: ESRI 2016

View Employment Projections by Industry – Source: NC Dept. of Commerce-Labor & Economic Analysis Division

IREDELL COUNTY LABOR PARTICIPATION

(January – May 2017 average)
Labor Force 86,486
Employed 82,664
Unemployed 3,822
Unemployment Rate 4%
Source: NC Dept. of Commerce-Labor & Economic Analysis Division

View report on Occupational Employment and Wages in Iredell County

IREDELL WORKFORCE EDUCATION

Level Total % of Workforce
Less than High School 13,753 12%
High School Graduate 26,954 22.91%
Some College 27,604 23.46%
Associates Degree 12,284 10.44%
Bachelor’s Degree 21,083 17.92%
Graduate/Professional Degree 10,007 8.51%
Source: ESRI 2016
Refers to highest level of education completed in total population, age 25+.