North Carolina

A Natural Beauty

From the mountains to the coast, North Carolina's charming cities and stunning natural areas lure visitors and residents from around the world.

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Living in North Carolina puts you in prime adventure territory. Residents here enjoy 300 miles of pristine beaches and some of the country’s most beautiful old-growth hardwood forests and mountain tops. Home to Pinehurst, one of the country’s most beloved golf courses, Seagrove, the handmade-pottery capital of the U.S., and Biltmore, America’s largest home, North Carolina has a strong tourism industry. Asheville, Greensboro and Charlotte are among the best places to live in North Carolina, a state experiencing continual economic growth.

Quick Facts

Average Household Income
$54,138
Average Property Tax
$1,248
State Population
10,609,155
Sales Tax
4.75%
State Income Tax
Flat 5.25%

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