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.

  Year To Date 2009 - Full Year
2010Q3 Employment 43,898 43,492
2010Q3 Unemployment 4,794 5,394
2010Q3 Unemployment Rate 9.8% 11.0%
2010Q3 Announced Job Creation 158 87
2010Q3 Total Announced Investments $29.7 million $12 million

 

Source: ESRI