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 Area25 Miles
Civilian Labor Force9,700
Unemployed1,094
Average Unemployment Rate11.30%
Manufacturing1,067
Services2,785
Government1,018
Agriculture190
All Other749
Number of High School Graduates216
Average Number Entering Labor Force12
Average Number Entering Military Service16
  
  
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.