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No Big Mystery About the Low Per Capita Income of the State

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Although it has been suggested that a study be done on the cause for North Carolina's low per capita income, it is argued that the reasons behind it are already known. Five major factors affect the low per capita income in the state: large percentage of children, a still predominantly rural economy, small farms, a large African American population, and low wages in many industries.