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N.C. Commerce Milestones 2022


New Jobs Announced

This 2022 final tally is a new record high for economic development projects in the state. Compared to 24,224 jobs announced in 2021.


New Investment Announced

From economic development projects in North Carolina in 2022. In 2021, investments of $10.1 B were announced.


Rural Development Grants Awarded to Communities

Upgrading public infrastructure to support economic growth. $28.4 Million was awarded to communities in 2021.

Regional Contacts by Prosperity Zone

Click on a county or zone on the map above to find a subject matter expert in your area.  Current demographic reports for all 100 counties in North Carolina are also available.