McDowell County Economic Data

Ten Largest Employers (Jan. 2014):

Firm# EmployeesProduct
Baxter Healthcare Corp.
1800+ Intravenous solutions & kits
McDowell County Schools
995 Public education, grades K-12
International Automotive Components720Automotive carpet
McDowell County 449Local Government
The McDowell Hospital  420 Health care  
Marion Correctional Facility 378 Closed-security state prison 
Ethan Allen Operations, Inc. 370 Case good furniture 
Coats North America355Thread finishing
Columbia Forest Products 315 Hardwood plywood 
Rock-Tenn Co.
241
Paperboard packaging
Income

Median Family Income

2011: $46,239

2000:
$37,868

% Growth:
22.1



For additional county demographic and economic data:
N.C. Dept. of Commerce: http://accessnc.commerce.state.nc.us/EDIS/demographics.html 
N.C. Rural Economic Development Center: www.ncruralcenter.org
N.C. Employment Security Commission: http://esesc23.esc.state.nc.us/d4/default.aspx




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