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Economic Statistics

Alamance County is centrally located in North Carolina, linking the Research Triangle and the Piedmont Triad metro regions. This location, combined with excellent transportation infrastructure and a business-friendly atmosphere, creates exceptional opportunities for expanding and relocating companies.

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Cost of Living

Alamance County has a historically low cost of living index compared to the national average. The Cost of Living Index formerly the ACCRA, measures regional differences in the cost of consumer goods and services, excluding taxes and non-consumer expenditures, for professional and managerial households in the top income quintile. The index is based on a national index of 100 and is calculated on a quarterly basis.


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For additional information check out the North Carolina Department of Commerce’s Access NC Website.