Age % The Population
|Less than High School||13,919||20.6%|
|High School Graduate||22,839||33.8%|
NC ESC 2013
|Cleveland Regional Medical Center|
|Baldor Electric Company|
|PPG Industries Inc|
Charlotte USA regional counties
|Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Mining||1,219||2.7%|
Ranked one of the top 10 best small markets by Southern Business and Development magazine, Cleveland County is easily accessed by four major interstates (I-85, I-77, I-26 and I-40) and the Charlotte Douglas International Airport (just 40 minutes away). Products of this diverse manufacturing community include transmissions, aircraft parts, ceramic capacitor material, electric motors, emergency products and various specialized textiles. Industries range from operations that employ just a handful of people to large manufacturing plants with well over 1,000 employees.
Cleveland County Economic Development Partnership
1800 East Marion St.
Shelby, NC 28152
Charlotte Regional Partnership
David Swenson, CEcD
550 South Caldwell St.
Charlotte, NC 28202