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Congressional District 13

Autos Drive North Carolina Forward

Industry Impact

12.5K
12.5 Thousand total auto jobs in North Carolina
3.00%
3.00% depend on the auto industry for jobs
$673.6M
Total Labor Income Annually
$969.9M
Total Car Sales in 2018
29.5K
Total New Cars Sold in 2018
Multi-industry contribution analysis of the economic impact of automotive manufacturing, selling, repairing, renting, and additional maintenance modeled using IMPLAN economic analysis data software, 2018 data year; compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by IHS Markit, sales figures represent new vehicle registrations between January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018.

Tax Revenue

$68.5M
total state tax revenue
$780.2K
corporate profits tax
$9.7M
state income taxes

Registrations

674K
Registered

By Body Style

  • Cars 306,366 (45.46%)
  • CUVs 117,220 (17.39%)
  • SUVs 75,343 (11.18%)
  • Pickups 129,885 (19.27%)
  • Vans/Minivans 45,144 (6.7%)

By Powertrain

  • Gas 644,227 (95.59%)
  • Diesel 20,333 (3.02%)
  • Hybrid 8,650 (1.28%)
  • Electric 346 (0.05%)
  • Plug-In Hybrid 402 (0.06%)
The North Carolina congressional district 13 average age of vehicles is 12.48 years.

Figures compiled by Alliance for Automotive Innovation with data provided by IHS Markit as of December 31, 2018.

New Purchases

29.5K
Vehicles Sold

By Body Style

  • Cars 9,444 (31.97%)
  • CUVs 10,984 (37.18%)
  • SUVs 2,582 (8.74%)
  • Pickups 4,996 (16.91%)
  • Vans/Minivans 1,537 (5.2%)

By Powertrain

  • Gas 27,953 (94.63%)
  • Diesel 904 (3.06%)
  • Hybrid 473 (1.6%)
  • Electric 145 (0.49%)
  • Plug-In Hybrid 66 (0.22%)

Auto-related Activity at Ports

Economic Activity From Past Decade

  • 0.00 0.00 Total Imports
  • 0.00 0.00 Total Imports

Economic Activity from 2018

  • 0.00 0.00 Total Imports
  • 0.00 0.00 Total Imports

Compiled by the Alliance for Automotive Innovation with data provided by USA Trade Online, figures represent port activity over the past decade and between January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018.

Fueling

  • Gasoline Stations 408
  • Electric Charging Stations 26
  • Compressed Natural Gas Stations 3
  • Liquefied Petroleum Gas Stations 6

Compiled by Alliance for Automotive Innovation with data provided by U.S. Department of Energy's Alternative Fuels Data Center, figures represent fueling stations as of April 9, 2019.

Consumers
$32.8K
Average MSRP Per New Car
$50.8K
Median Household Income
$4.2K
Median Monthly Household Income
$500.03
Median Monthly New Car Payment
11.81%
Car Payment As Percent Of Monthly Income

Commuting to Work

  • Drive Alone to Work (83%)
  • Carpool to Work (7%)
  • Take Public Transportation (0%)
  • Other (8%)

Figures compiled by Alliance for Automotive Innovation with data provided by IHS Markit, U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey 2017 and Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. Median Monthly New Car Payment computed for a 60-month loan based on MSRP with 20% down and an APR of 5.36%.