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

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Total Population167,598
Total Households64,229
Average Age40.1

Age % The Population

0-14 years19.40%
15-24 years12.60%
25-34 years11.80%
35-44 years13.30%
45-54 years15.40%
65+ years12.90%
55-64 years14.60%

ESRI 2015

Household Income

Year Median HHI PCI

ESRI 2015

Workforce Education

Level Total %
Less than High School4,78613.00%
High School Graduate32,82128.80%
Some College25,98422.80%
Associates Degree11,2829.90%
Bachelor's Degree19,71517.30%
Graduate/Professional Degree9,2318.10%

ESRI 2015


Labor Force81,528
Unemployment Rate7.5%

JobsEQ 2015

Largest Employers

Largest Employers
Lowes Companies, Inc.
Ingersoll-Rand Company
NGK Ceramics USA Inc
JCP Logisitcs

Charlotte USA regional counties

Employment By Industry

Industry Emp. % Emp.
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Mining 773 1.00%
Construction 4,639 6.00%
Manufacturing 13,299 17.20%
Transportation, Utilities 4,561 5.90%
Information 1,082 1.40%
Wholesale Trade 2,087 2.70%
Retail Trade 11,520 14.90%
FIRE 4,793 6.20%
Services 32,707 42.30%
Public Administration 1,855 2.40%

ESRI 2015


Iredell County has it all.  The cities of Statesville and Mooresville have joined forces to claim the Top Micropolitan area, as ranked by Site Selection Magazine, for seven of the past eight years.  Twenty new and expanded corporate facility projects in 2009 helped secure the most recent top honor.

Iredell County is one of the few counties in the Carolinas with two connecting interstates.  I-77 runs north and south while I-40 runs east and west.  Additionally, I-85 is only 15 minutes away.  Recreation, fun and quality of life abound on Lake Norman, with a 532-mile shoreline.  The county is a very pro-business community with a strong motorsports industry.

Statesville Regional Development
John Marek
116 North Center St. 
Statesville, NC 28677



Mooresville-South Iredell Economic Development Corporation

151 E. Iredell Avenue
Mooresville, NC 28115



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