Phone: 704-347-8942

Toll Free: 800-554-4373

Charlotte Regional Partnership
550 South Caldwell Street, Suite 760
Charlotte, NC 28202

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Total Population27,021
Total Households9,814
Average Age40

Age % The Population

0-14 years17.5%
15-24 years12.4%
25-34 years13.8%
35-44 years13.2%
45-54 years14.3%
65+ years13.5%
55-64 years15.3%

ESRI 2013

Household Income

Year Median HHI PCI

ESRI 2013

Workforce Education

Level Total %
Less than High School1,33622.9%
High School Graduate8,21743.4%
Some College3,16216.7%
Associates Degree1,5908.4%
Bachelor's Degree1,1556.1%
Graduate/Professional Degree4732.5%

ESRI 2013


Labor Force10,945
Unemployment Rate3.1%

NC ESC 2013

Largest Employers

Largest Employers
Hornwood Inc.
Charlotte Mecklenburg Hospital
Duff-Norton Co. Inc
CMH Flooring

Charlotte USA regional counties

Employment By Industry

Industry Emp. % Emp.
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Mining 802 7.7%
Construction 358 3.5$
Manufacturing 1,679 16.2%
Transportation, Utilities 372 3.6%
Information 21 0.2%
Wholesale Trade 403 3.9%
Retail Trade 850 8.2%
FIRE 343 3.3%
Services 2,796 27%
Public Administration 2,743 26.5%

EMSI 2013


Anson County represents the best of both worlds – open, tranquil spaces in the rolling hills of the Piedmont and a dedicated business community.

The textile industry’s struggle in the past decade has only made Anson’s industrial and business community more determined to seek innovative solutions to improve the economic climate. Expanding and upgrading existing businesses are as much a focus as attracting new ones. 

As might be expected in this largely rural county, Ansonians find their entertainment out of doors through community parks, an 18-hole golf course, and fishing, hunting, and boating opportunities. However, access to “big city” amenities is only minutes away.

Anson County Government
Mary Beck
101 S. Greene Street
Wadesboro, NC 28170


  Charlotte Regional Partnership
Ronnie Bryant
550 South Caldwell St.
Suite 760
Charlotte, NC 28202