North Carolina Department of Commerce
LEAD (Labor & Economic Analysis Division) is your one-stop source and leading provider of labor market information for the state of North Carolina. With a staff of researchers, economists, statisticians, and policy analysts, LEAD administers and collects data, conducts research, analyses, reports, and disseminates information on the state's economy, labor force, educational, and workforce-related issues.
LEAD's information and analyses allows for the development of a more complete picture of North Carolina's economy and for more informed policy decisions regarding business recruitment and workforce development.
County Profiles provide a glimpse into the business environment and quality of life in the area. Topics include:
Seasonal Visitor Growth
Additional Seasonal Visitors
Increase of 30% between 2015 and 2035.
Additional 40,000 visitors in 2035
Housing Growth Needs By 2035
Current Housing Stock - 2014-2015
9,751 - 66.4% Year -Round
Furture Year- Round Housing Needs
Additional 4, 148 Dwellings needed in 2035
Current Housing Type
Single Family - 85%
30% + Income Spent on Housing
Workforce Commute out of Currituck County
Resident Commute Destination - 2014 - 2015
Dare County, North Carolina - 19%
Population Growth by 2035
Total County Population
Growth by Age Group
2010 US Census Bureau: 23, 547
2013: 24,506 (Certified by NC Demographer)
2015 Estimate: 25,616 (NC Demographer)
2020 Estimate: 28,334 (NC Demographer)
NC recently exceeded 10 Million people!
State-wide Population Growth 2010-2020