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Economy

Labor Force

N.C. Department of Commerce Quarterly Reports

 

Labor Force (county)

 

April 2013

July 2010

July 2005

Labor Force

92.457

88,447

80,021

Employed

85,151

78,432

76,168

Unemployed

7,306

10,015

3,853

Percent Unemployed

7.9 %

11.3 %

4.8 %

Source:  North Carolina Employment Security Commission (Labor Market Information)

For more information, see:

County Workforce Detailed Reports
Cabarrus Economic Development Corporation
Employment Security Commission Data

 

Labor Force (City of Concord)

 

 

April 2013

Jan 2009

July 2005

Labor Force

39,492

37,131

30,892

Employed

37,174

34,242

29,510

Unemployed

2,318

2,889

1,382

Percent Unemployed

5.9 %

7.8 %

4.5 %

 Source:  North Carolina Employment Security Commission (Labor Market Information)

 

Recruitable Labor (county)

 

Persons

Employment Security Commission Job Applicants (January 2011)

8,262

High School Graduates   (Statistical Profile 2010)

1,627

High School Graduates Entering Labor Market (2006)

137

 

Rowan Cabarrus Community College Enrollment

20,700 (mostly part-time)

 

Financial Institutions

Banks

Bank of America

Cabarrus Bank & Trust

Farmers & Merchants Bank

Fifth Third Bank

First Bank

First Citizens Bank

SunTrust Banks

Wachovia/Wells Fargo

Industrial Revenue Bond Authority

Yes

 

Tourism

Local Tourism Agency

Cabarrus County Convention & Visitor’s Bureau

Number of visitors per year

Over 15 million

 

Economic Development Programs

County Economic Development Corporation

Cabarrus Economic Development Corporation

Chamber of Commerce

Cabarrus Regional Chamber of Commerce

Downtown

Concord Downtown Development Corporation

 

Regional Partnership

Charlotte Regional Partnership

Founded in 1992, the Charlotte Regional Partnership is a nonprofit, public/private organization dedicated to economic growth and prosperity in Charlotte USA – a region of 2.2 million people in twelve counties in North Carolina and four counties in South Carolina .

Regional Profile from the Charlotte Regional Partnership

Charlotte Regional Partnership Website

 

Industrial and Business Parks in Concord

Industrial Park

Type

Acres

Location

International Business Park

Heavy and Light Industrial

515

Exit 55 at I-85

Airport Business Park

Light Industrial

32

Airport area

Westwinds Business Park

Heavy and Light Industrial

122

Airport area

Favoni Corp Center Business Park

Light Industrial

70

Airport area

Oakmont Industrial Park

Light Industrial

57

Airport area

Christenbury Farms

Business

153

Airport Area

Poplar Pointe Industrial Park

Light Industrial

66

Airport area

Ervin Industrial Park

Heavy Industrial

31

Poplar Tent Road

King’s Grant Business Park

Business

157

Weddington Road near Rocky River

King’s Grant NE Business Park

Light Industrial / Business

71

Pitts School Road at Weddington Road

Carpenter Industrial Park

Light Industrial

37

US Hwy 29

River Oaks Heavy Industrial 146 Derita Rd & Poplar Tent Rd

Cab-Con Industrial Park

Heavy Industrial

23

Off Cabarrus Ave

Wilshire Industrial Park

Light and Heavy Industrial

40

US Hwy 601 at Wilshire Ave

Concord Business Park

Business and Light Industrial

79

US Hwy 601 at Wilshire Ave

Webb Industrial Park

Business and Light Industrial

26

US Hwy 601 at Wilshire Ave

Charlotte Motor Speedway Industrial Park

Light and Heavy Industrial

71

Speedway area

MotorSports Industrial Park

Light Industrial

140

Stough Road near NC Hwy 49

601 By - Pass Business Park

Industrial

109

US Hwy 601 Bypass

Speedrail Industrial Park

Industrial

141

NC Hwy 49

Copperfield Business Park

Business

290

Copperfield Blvd near Exit 60 at I-85

Earnhardt Interchange Business Park

Business

167

Earnhardt Blvd near Exit 60 at I-85

Cabarrus Executive Business Park

Business

29

Lake Concord Road at I-85 overpass

Moss Creek Business Park

Business

65

NC Hwy 73

Dogwood Properties

Industrial

259

NC Hwy 73 at I-85 exit 55

 

Largest Employers in Cabarrus County (private and public sectors) 

Company Employees
Carolinas Medical Center - Northeast 4,500
Concord Mills Mall* 4,000
Cabarrus County Schools 3,800
Cabarrus County Government 950
City of Concord 901
Connextions 900
North Carolina Government 770
Kannapolis City Schools 750
S&D Coffee and Tea 575
Shoe Show 550
Hendrick Motorsports 500
ACN 500
Great Wolf Lodge & Resort 500
Roush Fenway Racing 475
Sysco Foods 420
Perdue Products 404
Wayne Brothers, Inc. 367
North Carolina Research Campus* 345
Cabarrus Family Medicine 330
City of Kannapolis 320
Embassy Suites 314
Corning 300
First Assembly 245
Legrand Pass and Seymour Inc. 225
Cabarrus Health Alliance 220
Stanley Works 219
Celgard 200

Source:  Cabarrus County Economic Development Corporation

Foreign Companies in Cabarrus County

Name     

Industry Description

Country

Employees

HMS Host Restaurant Management Italy 230

Legrand Pass & Seymour

Electrical Wiring Devices

France

225

Dai Nippon , IMS (America) Corp. Fax & Bar Code Ribbons Japan 175
Oiles America Oil-less & Plastic Bearings Japan 85
Pregel America Gelato Products Italy 50
Kask America, Inc. Helmets, Bicycle Italy 35
Oldcastle Precast, Inc. Concrete Products Ireland 30
Brown & Miller Racing Solutions, LLC Automotive Racing and Hose Manufacturing United Kingdom 15
Pilgrim's Poultry Processing Brazil 15
Superfici America Machinery Sales Italy 12
Sandard Aero Helicopter Service United Arab Emirates 8
Sunbelt Rentals Inc. Equipment Rentals United Kingdom 8
Finnord North America Corp Motor Vehicle Supplies and New Parts Italy 3
Thomas Concrete Ready Mix Concrete Sweden 3

Werner Mathis USA, Inc.

Laboratory Coating Equipment

Switzerland

2

Schubert and Salzer, Inc. USA

Control Systems

Germany

2

Authorgen Technologies IT Services India 1
Kajo America, LLC Grease, Oil, Color Paste Wholesale Germany 1