Employment

Brunswick County has a workforce of close to 50,000 people. But in reality with the Wilmington and Myrtle Beach metro areas right next door, the actual labor draw is much higher.

  Current 2013/2014 Annual
Jan15 Prelim. 2013 Employment 41,671 46,897
Jan15 Prelim. 2013 Unemployment 3,613 4,520
Jan15 Prelim. 2013 Unemployment Rate 8.0% 8.8%
2014Q4 YTD, Announced Job Creation 40 40
2014Q4 Total Announced Investments $0.3 million $0.3 million

 

Source: Access NC - NC Department of Commerce