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North Carolina: Guide to State Statistics: North Carolina State Statistics

Explore the Data Planet repository for statistics on North Carolina by broad subject categories.

North Carolina

Many people believe North Carolina was the first state to declare independence from England with the Mecklenburg Declaration of 1775. Today, with nearly 9.3 million people, North Carolina is10th in population in the United States. Its gross domestic product is 10th in the country, the same as Sweden and the 22th-largest GDP in the world. North Carolina is where some of America's iconic firsts took place including the Wright brothers successful flight of a mechanically propelled airplane over the sands of Kitty Hawk in1903 and Babe Ruth's first professional home run in Fayetteville on March 7, 1914. Over the past 20 years, North Carolina has transitioned from a traditional economy based on tobacco, furniture and textiles to a global economy driven by advanced manufacturing, aerospace and aviation, biopharmaceuticals, defense, energy and software and information technology.

This information was drawn from the North website, where you will find more detail on North Carolina history and culture. 

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North Carolina Data

Search for data on North Carolina in Data-Planet Statistical Ready Reference using broad subject categories. Note that the searches retrieve top-level views of datasets: there are many more indicators and variables included in each dataset, and more granular geographies. Add additional keywords to retrieve more precise results.

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Health & Vital Statistics Prices, Consumption, & Cost of Living
Housing & Construction Transportation & Traffic

North Carolina Sample DataSheet

This sample DataSheet from Data-Planet Statistical Ready Reference presents annual estimates of average wage per job, wage and salary disbursements, and employment for North Carolina by county.

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