Transylvania County Population on the Rise

The United States Census Bureau has released annualized population estimate data for the 2018 year. Transylvania County's 2018 population estimte grew to 34,215, adding 1,128 new residents since 2010. The community's growth resulted in a move from 70 to 69 in the North Carolina county population rankings. In total from 2010-2018, the community's local population grew by + 3.4%. In 2016, economist Tom Tveidt with Syneva Economics delivered a forecast for Transylvania County that closely mirrors the recently released Census figures. Based on the report immigration is likely the primary source for Transylvania County's population growth. While it is expected that the <24 age brackets has and will continue to trend positive the 75-85 year bracket will be responsible for the highest number of new residences. However, it is epected that this age bracket will be followed by the 35-44 age bracket.

 

Custom Tube Products to Open a Second Location in Transylvania County

Custom Tube Products, an advanced manufacturing company based in Edgewater, Florida will open a second facility in Rosman beginning this Fall. The move marks the first expansion for the company outside of their main facility. The business will occupy more than 20,000...

Ecusta Brewing Company Announces Future Home & Redevelopment Project

Ecusta Brewing Company announces the purchase and a planned redevelopment of an 8,800 square foot historic building, once part of the company’s namesake, the Ecusta Paper Mill. Ecusta Brewing is an independent craft brewery founded in 2016 in Brevard, NC. August 26th...

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Virtual Town Hall: Economic Impact of COVID-19 & Forecast

Transylvania County, NC – April, 2021 marks the one year anniversary of the first business Town Hall meeting to assess and discuss our local COVID-19 business response. Business owners, elected officials and community stakeholders are now invited to reconvene and...

Global Pharmaceutical Company Announces Expansion in Brevard, NC

Brevard, NC- Raybow USA, the American operations of Raybow Pharmaceutical, announced today plans to invest $15.8 million in its existing Brevard headquarters. The expansion project will sustain 26 full time jobs and create 74 additional positions. New positions...