Data & Demographics

For Surry County, North Carolina

 

 

 

Labor Market Report

Surry County has a ready workforce prepared with a wide range of skills through our own secondary and community college system, as well as dozens of nearby colleges and universities. Our community and our location make Surry County a strong contender for business startups and relocations. Download this labor market data sheet and compare our advantages and value.

Wage & Benefit Survey

More than 80 businesses were asked to participate in the 2018 Wage and Benefit Survey. We were fortunate to have 20 companies fully respond and contribute wage and benefit data. Each company’s involvement enabled us to capture current and relevant existing industry wage and benefit information. All participating companies will be kept confidential.

Talent Alignment Report

Regional business and education leaders initiated a Talent Alignment Strategy for the Piedmont Triad in August 2017. The purpose of this Strategy is to ensure education and workforce development efforts are aligned with the needs of employers and to coordinate existing education and workforce development initiatives currently underway throughout the region.

Community Economic Overviews

Surry County Economic Overview PDF download.
Dobson Economic Overview PDF download.
Elkin Economic Overview PDF download.
Mount Airy Economic Overview PDF download.
Pilot Mountain Economic Overview PDF download.

Top 25 Employers in Surry County

Source: NC Commerce & PTRC, 2018 Source: NC Commerce, Labor and Economic Analysis Division, 3rd Quarter 2016 Source: NC Commerce, Labor and Economic Analysis Division, 3rd Quarter 2016 Source: NC Commerce, Labor and Economic Analysis Division, 3rd Quarter 2016
Rank Year Company Name Industry Employment Range
1 2018 Surry Co. Board of Education Education & Health Services 1,000+
2 2018 Wayne Farms Manufacturing 500-999
3 2018 County of Surry Public Administration 500-999
4 2018 Northern Hospital of Surry County Education and Health Services 500-999
5 2018 Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital Education and Health Services 500-999
6 2018 Walmart Trade, Transportation & Utilities 500-999
7 2018 Surry Community College Education & Health Services 250-499
8 2018 Smith Rowe LLC Construction 250-499
9 2018 Pike Construction 250-499
10 2018 Renfro Corporation Manufacturing 250-499
11 2018 PGW/Vitro Manufacturing 250-499
12 2018 Food Lion Trade, Transportation & Utilities 250-499
13 2018 City of Mount Airy Public Administration 250-499
14 2018 HanesBrands, Inc Manufacturing 100-249
15 2018 MVP Group International Manufacturing 100-249
16 2018 Mt. Airy City Schools Education and Health Services 100-249
17 2018 Elkin City Schools Education and Health Services 100-249
18 2018 Advanced Electronic Services Manufacturing 100-249
19 2018 Lowes Home Center Trade, Transportation, & Utilities 100-249
20 2018 Weyerhauser Manufacturing 100-249
21 2018 Mountain Valley Hospice Education and Health Services 100-249
22 2018 NCFI Manufacturing 100-249
23 2018 Carolina Carports Manufacturing 100-249
24 2018 Nester Nosiery Manufacturing 100-249
25 2018 Insteel Wire Products Company Manufacturing 100-249
Source: NC Commerce & PTRC, 2018 Source: NC Commerce, Labor and Economic Analysis Division, 3rd Quarter 2016 Source: NC Commerce, Labor and Economic Analysis Division, 3rd Quarter 2016 Source: NC Commerce, Labor and Economic Analysis Division, 3rd Quarter 2016

Tax Rates

Surry County Property Tax Rates FY 2019-2020

Utilities

Water & Sewer Information (click on name of town/city for a rate schedule)

Water System

 

Sewer System


Capacity and Excess figures are in GDP (gallons per day)
Source: County and Municipalities

 

Contact Us

Surry County Economic Development Partnership Inc. 1218 State St., Mt. Airy NC 27030
PO BOX 7128
336.401.9900

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