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N.C. Commerce Milestones 2023


New Jobs Announced

Compared to 17,903 jobs announced at this same time last year. Overall in 2022, 28,690 jobs were announced, a new record high for economic development projects in the state.


New Investment Announced

From economic development projects in North Carolina, compared to $7.9 billion at this time last year. In 2022, investments of $19.3 Billion were announced.


Rural Development Grants Awarded to Communities

Upgrading public infrastructure to support economic growth. This figure is a year-end total for 2022. $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.