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Warren County Data

Warren County’s  proximity to many major markets and global connectivity makes it ideal for industry and distribution launch of goods, services and products.

Warren County is part of the largest state-maintained highway system in the nation as well as more than 76 public, 225 private and four international airports that companies relocating to Warren County will have access to.

By rail, by road, by sea or sky, Warren County’s central location on the eastern seaboard and its excellent transportation infrastructure make it an optimal point for access to markets and customers, keeping freight and delivery costs low. With its access to the second-largest state highway system in America, four major airports and two seaports, Warren County can become your global access point for your businesses to thrive.

Warren County reflects the state average of doing business, with the 6th lowest cost of doing business in the United States.

Jan. 2011 cost of living index in Warren County: 82.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

 

 Average Household Size:
 Warren County  2.5 People
 North Carolina  2 People
 
 Estimated Median Household Income in 2009: $31,599 ($28,351 in 1999)
 Warren County  $31,599
 North Carolina  $43,674
 
 Median Contract Rent in 2009 for Apartments: $349 (lower quartile is $214, upper quartile is $421)
 Warren County  $349
 North Carolina  $568
 
 Estimated Median House or Condo Value in 2009: $101,070 (it was $64,500 in 2000)
 Warren County  $101,070
 North Carolina  $155,500
 Lower Value Quartile  $53,265
 Upper Value Quartile  $169,865
 July 2009 Certified Population Estimate  19,932
 Estimated Population by Age  2009 median age: 44
 2009 Per Capita Income Projected  $18, 388
 2009 Projected Educational Attainment  Associate Degree, Population 25+  960
 2009 Projected Educational Attainment  Bachelor's Degree, Population 25+  1,121
 2009 Projected Educational Attainment  Grad/Professional Degree, Population 25+  736
 2009 Projected Educational Attainment  At Least High School Grad, Pop 25+  10,330 (72%)
 2009 Projected Educational Attainment  At Least Bachelor's Degree, Population 25+  1,857 (12.9%)

Quick Facts Demographics (Within 50 mile radius):

 Population (2010)  1.37 million
 Median Age (2010)  36.8
 Employment Age 16-65 (2010)  948,994
 Average Wages (2009)  $434.42/week manufacturing – $543.00/week all sectors
 Educational Attainment (2010)  39.3 percent hold college degree

Utilities:

 Electric:  Progress Energy
 Water:  Warren County Public Utilities
 Wastewater:  Warren County Public Utilities
 Natural Gas:  Frontier Energy
 Telecom:  CenturyLink

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