The Greenville, NC MSA, is one of the fastest growing urban centers in North Carolina. The local economy is well diversified with industries in advanced manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, life sciences, food processing, and agriculture. The population increased by 25.7% and the civilian labor force expanded by 21% between 2000 and 2010. During this same time period, employment increased by 13.2%. Recent industrial expansions include Mayne Pharma, Patheon, and ASMO Greenville of North Carolina.


Your Active Site for Pharmaceutical Manufacturing


Total Population

177,788

Median Household Income

$41,119

Total Employment

84,347

Median Age

32


Educational Attainment

88.1% High School Graduate or higher

30.25% Four year degree or higher


Unemployment Rate

5.9%

Labor Force

83,840


Laborshed (25 mile/30 minute commute)

>275,000


Percentage of Employment by Industry