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 167,598
Total Households 64,229
Average Age 40.1
Age % Of Population (Years)
0-14 19.40%
15-24 12.60%
25-34 11.80%
35-44 13.30%
45-54 15.40%
55-64 14.60%
65+ 12.90%
Source: ESRI 2015

IREDELL COUNTY HOUSEHOLD INCOME

Year Median HHI PCI
2000 $32,442 $19,328
2010 $43,693 $22,756
2015 $52,710 $27,669
2020 $59,179 $31,349
Source: ESRI 2015

IREDELL COUNTY LARGEST PRIVATE SECTOR EMPLOYERS

IREDELL COUNTY EMPLOYERS BY INDUSTRY

Industry Employers % of Employers
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Mining 1,054 1.00%
Construction 5,971 6.00%
Manufacturing 13,278 17.20%
Transportation, Utilities 3,583 5.90%
Information 913 1.40%
Wholesale Trade 3,302 2.70%
Retail Trade 8,430 14.90%
Fire 3,723 6.20%
Services 27,890 43.30%
Public Administration 2,108 2.40%
Source: ESRI 2015

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

IREDELL COUNTY LABOR PARTICIPATION

(2016 average)
Labor Force 83,839
Employed 79,831
Unemployed 4,008
Unemployment Rate 4.8%
Source: NC Dept. of Commerce-Labor & Economic Analysis Division

View report on Employment and Wages in Iredell County by Occupation

IREDELL WORKFORCE EDUCATION

Level Total % of Workforce
Less than High School 14,815 13%
High School Graduate 25,956 22.6%
Some College 25,984 22.8%
Associates Degree 11,282 9.90%
Bachelor’s Degree 19,715 17%
Master’s Degree 9,231 8%
Source: ESRI 2015
Refers to highest level of education completed in total population, age 25+.