Workforce

The Site For Smart Development

 

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With a labor force that numbers over 11,000 people we have the diversity to meet the needs of any business; and we have the resources to adapt to new technology.
 
Our talented, hard working human resources attract businesses to Hertford County, allowing companies to experience that Hertford County is a profitable place to do business.

 

Labor Analysis

Labor Availability
   
Radius of Labor Drawing Area 25 Miles
Civilian Labor Force 9,700
Unemployed 1,094
Average Unemployment Rate 11.30%
Manufacturing 1,067
Services 2,785
Government 1,018
Agriculture 190
All Other 749
Number of High School Graduates 216
Average Number Entering Labor Force 12
Average Number Entering Military Service 16
   
   
Wage Scale
   
Unskilled $7.25-$8.73
Semi-Skilled $7.25-$15.93
Skilled $7.25-$32.90
Service $7.25-$10.36

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Hertford County Labor Statistics

Get the latest statistics from the North Carolina Department of Commerce - LEAD.

Employment and Wages by Industry

Get the latest statistics from the North Carolina Department of Commerce - LEAD.

Employment Services

Workforce Development programs are available to employers and job seekers through Region Q Workforce Investment Consortium.