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North Carolina Congressional District 8

Industry Impact

  • 3,128 3,128 Total Auto-Related Employers
  • $984.25M $984.25 Million in Total 2016 Car Sales
  • 32,368 32,368 Total New Car Sales
Employer figures compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by Dun & Bradstreet and USgeocoder; Compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by IHS Markit and USgeocoder, sales figures represent new vehicle registrations between January 1, 2016 - December 31, 2016.

Registrations

593,586 Registered Vehicles

By Body Style

  • Cars 270,353 (45.55%)
  • SUVs/CUVs 150,195 (25.30%)
  • Pickups 125,348 (21.12%)
  • Vans/Minivans 35,248 (5.94%)

By Powertrain

  • Gas 570,338 (96.08%)
  • Diesel 16,239 (2.74%)
  • Hybrid 6,481 (1.09%)
  • Electric 109 (0.02%)
  • Plug-In Hybrid 194 (0.03%)
In District 8, the average age of vehicles is 11.7 years.
The national average age of vehicles is 11.2 years.
Figures as of December 31, 2016, and were compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by IHS Markit and USgeocoder.

Sales

32,368 Vehicles Sold

By Body Style

  • Cars 13,524 (41.78%)
  • SUVs/CUVs 11,678 (36.08%)
  • Pickups 5,379 (16.62%)
  • Vans/Minivans 1,787 (5.52%)

By Powertrain

  • Gas 30,827 (95.24%)
  • Diesel 883 (2.73%)
  • Hybrid 595 (1.84%)
  • Electric 22 (0.07%)
  • Plug-In Hybrid 40 (0.12%)
Figures compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by IHS Markit and USgeocoder, and represent new vehicle registrations between January 1, 2016 - December 31, 2016.

Auto-Related Activity at Ports

Economic Activity From Past Decade

  • N/A Total Imports
  • N/A Total Exports

Economic Activity From 2016

  • N/A Total Imports
  • N/A Total Exports
Compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by USA Trade Online, figures represent port activity over the past decade and between January 1, 2016 - December 31, 2016.

Fueling

  • Gasoline Stations 228
  • Electric Charging Stations 15
  • Biodiesel Stations 0
  • Compressed Natural Gas Stations 0
  • Hydrogen Stations 0
  • Liquefied Natural Gas Stations 0
  • Liquefied Petroleum Gas Stations 7
Compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by U.S. Department of Energy’s Alternative Fuels Data Center and USgeocoder, figures represent fueling stations as of 10/11/16.

District 8 Consumers

  • $30,408 $30,408 Average MSRP Per New Car
  • $43,792 $43,792 Median Household Income
  • $3,649 $3,649 Median Monthly Household Income
  • $553 $553 Median Monthly New Car Payment
  • 15% 15% Monthly Car Payment as a Percent of Monthly Income

Commuting to Work

  • Drive alone to work (86%)
  • Carpool to work (11%)
  • Take public transportation (0%)
  • Other (2%)
Figures compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by IHS Markit, U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey 2015 and Federal Reserve BAnk of St. Louis. Median Monthly New Car Payment computed for a 48-month loan based on MSRP with 20% down and an APR of 4.35%.

District 8 Automaker Facilities

53 Facilities
590 Employees
Compiled From Company Reports

Industry-Related Businesses

Business Facilities Employees
Motor Vehicles and Equipment 53 590
Suppliers, Parts and Tires 200 895
Motor Vehicle Dealers (New and Used) 228 4,011
Motor Vehicle Dealers (Used Only) 374 1,401
Auto Supply Stores 306 2,063
Gas Stations 228 1,427
Dealers (Special) 73 192
Property and Casualty Insurance 8 20
Car and Truck Rentals 147 677
Parking 4 13
Automotive Repair Shops 1,180 3,583
Carwashes And Other Service 327 976
Facility and employee figures compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by Dun & Bradstreet and USgeocoder

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