- The major industries of Mecklenburg County are banking, manufacturing, and professional services, especially those supporting banking and medicine. Mecklenburg County is home to ten Fortune 500 companies. Wachovia, a former Fortune 500 company, had its headquarters in Charlotte until it was acquired by Wells Fargo for $15.1 billion.
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Jan 14, 2021 · Other top cities in North Carolina include • High Point (15,487 jobs) • Winston-Salem (15,278 jobs) • Durham (14,844 jobs) • Research Triangle Park (14,657 jobs) • Hickory (11,085 jobs) Mecklenburg County is North Carolina’s largest county in terms of industrial jobs, home to 65,649 workers.
Major Industries - farming (tobacco, poultry), textiles, furniture Presidential Birthplaces James Knox Polk was born in Mecklenburg County on November 2, 1795 (he was the 11th US President, serving from 1845 to 1849).
North Carolina's agricultural outputs include poultry and eggs, tobacco, hogs, milk, nursery stock, cattle, sweet potatoes, and soybeans. There has been a distinct difference in the economic growth of North Carolina's urban and rural areas.