Since 1990, New Hanover County has seen a 69% growth rate in jobs, adding more than 34,000. The rate places the County at number 7 for percentage growth statewide. Neighboring counties saw even larger increases percentage wise. Brunswick County saw a 115% increase, creating nearly 13,000 jobs, and Pender County grew 77%, adding 3,500.
Read more about the area’s job growth in this article from the StarNews: http://www.starnewsonline.com/news/20161027/wilmington-region-sees-high-job-growth