Facts & Figures
City of Graham Demographic Information
|Median Household Income||$35,152|
|Median Gross Rent||$728|
|Population in Labor Force||60.5%|
|Total Number of Businesses||1,084|
|Average House Value||$129,400|
|High school graduate or higher||82.6%|
|Bachelor’s degree or higher||19.1%|
|City Property Tax||$0.4550|
|City’s Budget (FY 2019-2020)||$13,559,300|
|Corporate Limits Jurisdiction||9.62|
|Development Ordinance Book||$20.00|
|Engineering Review Fee||$100.00 per lot|
|Planned Unit Development||$100.00|
|Special Use Permit||$100.00|
|Subdivision (more than 5 lots)||$50.00|
|Subdivision (up to 5 lots)||$25.00|
Alamance County Demographics
Alamance County is centrally located in North Carolina, linking the Research Triangle and the Piedmont Triad metro regions. This location, combined with an excellent transportation system, offers businesses access to an incredibly large pool of highly skilled and well-educated workers.
Take a closer look by the numbers at Alamance County
- Alamance Community College
- Alamance Christian School
- CKS Packing
- Indulor America
- Interstate Narrow Fabrics
- Luxfer GAS Cylinders
- North Carolina Commerce Park [Prescient, Wal-Mart & Lidl distribution facilities]
- Piedmont Truck Tires
- Rivermill Academy
City of Graham Local Property Tax Rate: $0.455*
Alamance County Property Tax Rate: $0.6700* (FY 2019-2020)
*Local property tax rates are calculated against each $100 in value. Residents within the corporate limits must pay both City and Alamance County taxes on their property. County taxes are billed and collected separately from City taxes.
NORTH CAROLINA TAXES
North Carolina now has a flat state income tax rate of 5.25%. The average effective property tax rate for the state is below the national average.
Incorporated in 1851, the City of Graham has an approximate population of 15,000. As the second largest municipality in Alamance County, Graham serves as the county seat. Citizens here enjoy a high quality of life in a diversified community with a mix of residential neighborhoods, historic downtown, arts & entertainment venues and recreational amenities.
Graham is located in the Piedmont region of North Carolina along the 40/85 corridor. Graham’s geographic location is centered between the Triangle and the Triad, with an hours drive to two major airports.
For information with how to open a business or development in the City, including grants and assistance programs, required licenses and permits, real estate opportunities and more, visit our New Business page.