• Economic Indicators




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    3/30/2016 12/30/2015 9/30/2015 6/30/2015 3/31/2015
    NC Labor Force 1 4,820,125 4,776,291 4,776,733 4,769,852 4,672,605
    NC Employed 1 4,549,549 4,519,355 4,496,409 4,497,349 4,409,095
    NC Unemployment Rate 1 5.6% 5.4% 5.9% 5.7% 5.6%
    Rowan Labor Force 1 64,803 64,156 63,808 64,559 63,204
                    
    Rowan Employed 1 61,044 60,536 59,877 60,780 59,535
    Rowan Unemployment Rate 1 5.8% 5.6% 6.2% 5.9% 5.8%
    Rowan Taxable Sales 2  $96,603,869 $93,776,198 $95,758,569 $94,995,464 $89,433,505
    Rowan Homes Sold (total for quarter) 3 102 132 148 95
    Average Sale Price for Homes Sold 3 $135,145 $149,873 $134,319 $130,720
    Rowan Building Permits Issued (total for quarter) 4 185 214 208 259 168
    Total Value of Building Permits Issued 4 $24,429,581 $32,243,190 $24,236,037 $26,834,857 $17,910,887
    Sources:                          
    1  NC Employment Security Commission    2  NC Department of Revenue      3 Salisbury/Rowan Assoc. of Realtors       4  Rowan County Inspection Office