Demographics County Rank
Population, July 2003 20,262 81
Population, 2000 Census 18,974 82
Population, 1990 Census 15,384 83
Percent population change, 1990-2000 23.3 26
Percent population change, NC, 1990-2000 21.4
Workforce & Education
Employment, July 2004 9,348 80
Unemployed, July 2004 685 71
Percent unemployed, July 2004 6.8 33
Percent unemployed, 2003 5.9 66
Percent unemployed, NC, July 2004 5.4
Percent unemployed, NC, 2003 6.5
Percent high school graduates, 2000 65.4 95
Percent high school graduates, NC, 2000 78.1
Average SAT score, 2003 921 80
Average SAT score, NC, 2003 1,001
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, 2000 8.2 100
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, NC, 2000 22.5
Income, Housing & Poverty
Average weekly wage per employee, Fourth Quarter 2003 $485 83
Median household income, 2000 $32,074 64
Per capita personal income, 1990 $15,050 49
Per capita personal income, 2002 $20,567 89
Per capita personal income, NC, 2002 $27,785
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2000 $63,822 86
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, NC, 2000 $108,300
Percent in poverty, 2000 20.2 12
Percent in poverty, NC, 2000 12.3
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Taxes, Sales & Services
Property taxes/$100 Value $0.756
Gross retail sales (Mil $, March 04) $4.6
Gross retail sales (Mil $, FY 02-02) $52.3
Number of physicians, 2003 5
Population/physician ratio, 2003 3,976
Population/RN ratio, 2003 301
Population/dentist ratio, 2003 4,970
Tier designation, 2004 2
Partnership Region Eastern
Licensed Child Care Facilities 28

Notes: Data are the latest available at the date the profile was prepared. Demographics are from U.S. Census. Workforce & Education are from NC Employment Security Commission, U.S. Census, and NC Dept. of Public Instruction respectively; county unemployment rates are seasonally unadjusted. Average wage are from ESC’s *Insured Employment and Wages in NC for Private Industry by Sector (2 digit) which is based on the Current Population Survey.” Income, Housing & Poverty are from U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis and the U.S. Census, respectively. Jobs and Investments are from NC Dept. of Commerce. Closings & Layoffs are from the NC Employment Security Commission. Private Sector Employment are from NCESC’s “insured Employment and Wages in NC for Industry by Sector (2 digit)” series: * Indicates data not available or suppressed for confidentiality reasons. Taxes, Sales & Services are from the NC Dept. of Revenue and the Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research, UNC-Chapel Hill, respectively. **County Ranking 1-highest.

Greene North Carolina
Employment and Wages, by Sector (Fourth Quarter 2003) Avg Emp % Total Avg Wkly Wage Avg Emp % Total Avg Wkly Wage
Total All Industries 3,827 100.0 $485 3,761,541 100.0 $679
Total Government 1,478 38.6 $622 649,907 17.3 $753
Total Private Industry 2,349 61.4 $408 3,111,634 82.7 $677
Agriculture Forestry Fishing & Hunting 284 7.4 $402 30,466 0.8 $496
Mining * * * 3,956 0.1 $1,031
Utilities * * * 14,892 0.4 $1,136
Construction 265 6.9 $496 214,248 5.7 $693
Manufacturing 349 9.1 $636 586,985 15.6 $801
Wholesale Trade 61 1.6 $549 163,875 4.4 $960
Retail Trade 395 10.3 $277 450,021 12.0 $960
Transportation and Warehousing 59 1.5 $533 133,589 3.6 $732
Information 10 0.3 $469 76,176 2.0 $928
Finance and Insurance 48 1.3 $508 139,874 3.7 $1,049
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 10 0.3 $333 47,173 1.3 $638
Professional and Technical Services 11 0.3 $624 148,766 4.0 $1,095
Management of Companies and Enterprises 26 0.7 $430 60,925 1.6 $1,332
Administratives and Waste Services 86 2.2 $340 216,759 5.8 $460
Educational Services 656 17.1 $635 348,638 9.3 $655
Health Care and Social Assistance 569 14.9 $370 459,599 12.2 $716
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation * * * 48,301 1.3 $558
Accommodation and Food Services 145 3.8 $174 296,012 7.9 $241
Other Services Ex. Public Admin 59 1.5 $320 97,123 2.6 $453
Public Administration 775 20.3 $592 216,304 5.8 $692
Unclassified 13 0.3 $236 7,859 0.2 $635