You’ve Found The Perfect Location To Start, Relocate Or Grow.
When it comes to the success of your business, location is key. The right location can provide you access to the ideal customer base, talent pool, real estate, distribution options and lifestyle. Hunterdon County checks all of those boxes and more for a growing number of businesses like yours.
Perfectly and centrally located just an hour from both New York City and Philadelphia, Hunterdon County puts you within reach of one of the most concentrated, and wealthy consumer markets in the world. This coupled with its highly educated and talented workforce and high quality of life creates a myriad of economic advantages that makes Hunterdon County the perfect place for your business.
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Its centralized location between New York and Philadelphia provides an easy entry to the world’s primary financial, trade and regulatory centers. In fact, with its convenient access transportation options by road, rail, air and sea, New Jersey offers unparalleled access to nearly every place in the world.
Hunterdon County’s 437.44 square miles made up of 26 municipalities are bordered by Warren and Morris Counties to the north and northeast, Somerset County to the east, Mercer County to the southeast, and the Delaware and Musconetcong Rivers and Bucks County, Pennsylvania to the west.
With its abundance of County routes and major Interstates, all roads point to Hunterdon County being a leader in economic growth. Visitors and residents alike continue to travel from near and far to patronize businesses along the County’s main streets and quaint river towns. Balancing this, high-tech growth corridors have been targeted for clusters of biotech and medical research facilities—spurring both population and economic growth. So just how much room is there for growth? Statistics show that a business located in this region of New Jersey has access to over 22 million customers with nearly $800 billion in disposable income. That’s a lot of growth.
Hunterdon County offers something for every size and type of business with a diverse range of office, retail, industrial and mixed-use buildings. Businesses can find prime real estate at costs well below those in New York City, Philadelphia and surrounding regions.
Nearly half of Hunterdon County’s population age 25 and over possess a Bachelor’s degree or higher, outperforming New Jersey and the MSA. Higher concentrations of well-educated workers serve to attract business investment seeking to leverage that educated talent, either through selling services or employing their labor.
Hunterdon County’s location within the State’s “Wealth Belt” makes it especially appealing to businesses. With a median household income of over $103,000 and rising share of upper-income households, the county’s high discretionary spending bodes well for growth in retail and service-related sectors.
Hunterdon County is home to more than 50 primary and secondary schools, including the Hunterdon County Vocational School District Academies that provide students with unique opportunities to earn college credits while in high school, participate in internships, mentorships and join career-focused extracurricular organizations where they can compete to earn scholarships.
In addition to its award-winning school districts, Hunterdon County is also within 30 miles of several of the nation’s top universities, including Princeton University, Rutgers University, The College of New Jersey, Rider University, Lehigh University and Raritan Valley Community College (RVCC)—as well as a host of other state, private and community colleges and universities.
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