by Think Currituck, on 1/15/20 11:22 AM
Currituck County has been named the Best County in North Carolina to Start a Career by the financial information site SmartAsset.
The determination is based on a review of data about young people ages 20-24.
According to the SmartAsset website, "This study aims to find the best places in the U.S. for people to start their careers."
SmartAsset considered four factors in their analysis: purchasing power, income growth, cost of attending college and unemployment rate.
Also factoring in to the equation was Currituck County's high net median income ($41,140) and comparatively low cost of living ($23,490).
Currituck’s overall index score is 65.27, which puts the county above Henderson, Montgomery and Chatham counties.
Mecklenburg, Durham and Guilford ranked much lower on the list.
Here is a breakdown of the top ten counties in North Carolina for starting a career:
Click here to visit the Smart Asset site for more information on methodology and to view the interactive map.
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