Financial Analysis Tools and Reports


Welcome to Financial Analysis Tools and Reports


North Carolina County and Municipal Finance Information

Data self-reported by counties and municipalities on the Annual Financial Information Report (AFIR).

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Benchmarking Tool for North Carolina Counties and Municipalities

Tool for benchmarking counties and municipalities against their peers using key financial statistics.

Go to LGC Benchmarking Tool

North Carolina Water and Wastewater Rates Dashboard

Rate and financial information for water and wastewater systems; presented by the UNC School of Government’s Environmental Finance Center.

Go to NC Water/Wastewater Dashboard


State and Local Government Debt Reports

An Excel spreadsheet containing links to reports associated with debt issuances, monthly and annual debt requirements, outstanding debt, and debt limitations for local governments and for the State. (*Note: You must ensure you click "Enable Content" at the top of the spreadsheet if prompted, otherwise you will get an error message and be unable to use the "Find Unit" functions)

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County and Municipal Debt Analysis

An annual analysis of debt issued by North Carolina counties and municipalities.

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Annual Debt Payment Notices

A report of annual principal and interest payments for all outstanding debt as of June 30, 2022 held by North Carolina counties and municipalities

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Management of Cash and Taxes and Fund Balance Available for Counties and Municipalities

This report provides comparative cash and investment, fund balance available, and tax levy information for local governments in North Carolina. Reports are available via the link below for fiscal years 2021 and later; for reports for fiscal years 2004 through 2020, please visit our Memos webpage and search for “Fund Balance.”

Please note that information and averages presented in these reports is based on data reported by local governments to the LGC as of the date of the report. Unreported data may affect averages in the various summaries and charts presented.

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