Pasquotank County Labor Market*
|Avg. Emp||% Total||Avg. Wkly Wage|
|Health Care and Social Assistance||2,785||17.8||$758|
|Accommodation and Food Services||1,659||10.6||$247|
|Manufacturing (includes Aircraft Overhaul)||623||4.0||$864|
|Transportation and Warehousing||599||3.8||$988|
|Professional and Technical Services||589||3.8||$1,007|
|Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services||513||3.3||$622|
|Finance and Insurance||379||2.4||$1,500|
|Real Estate and Rental Leasing||140||0.9||$632|
|Arts, Entertainment and Recreation||125||0.8||$308|
* Does not include 855 Coast Guard Personnel
Source: Quarterly Census Employment and Wages, Annual 2015
In 2007, 157 farms in Pasquotank County and 70 in Camden County generated agri-business sales or more than $86 million. 4,000 acres of potatoes are grown specifically for potato chips.
Among North Carolina’s 100 counties, Pasquotank County in 2007 was ranked:
- #1 in Irish potato production
- #1 in sorghum production
- #3 in soybean production
- #4 in wheat production
- #7 in corn production
Camden County in 2007 was ranked:
- #7 in soybean production
- #11 in wheat production
- #13 in corn production
- Domestic tourism in Pasquotank County generated an economic impact of $55.04M in 2013.
- Travel generated $8.13M in payroll.
- More than 460 jobs were directly attributable to travel and tourism.
- Elizabeth City Area Convention & Visitors Bureau