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Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.

Green with Envy

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Income inequality in North Carolina is illustrated through the map revealing where the one hundred counties fall, annual income wise. Only in four counties—Mecklenburg, Durham, Orange, and Wake—can individuals can earn ten percent over state average, pegged at $45,000. The author cited opportunity as a substantial factor. However, this inequality could narrow, with the annual salary increase in forty-seven counties revealing this promise.