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With more than half of the county’s residents age 25 and over holding a 4-year bachelor’s degree or higher, Hunterdon County’s highly educated workforce is a major asset—and one of the top reasons why so many companies have started, relocated or expanded their businesses here.
What Makes Hunterdon's Workforce A Smart Choice?
of the population has a Bachelor’s degree. More than 1.4 times the rate in New Jersey (38.6%) and 1.5 times the rate in the U.S. (31.3%)
of the county’s population has some type of post-graduate degree
is the County’s high school graduation rate. One of the highest in the nation.
As of 2015, the Hunterdon County labor force reached 65,918—a 1.72% increase from the previous year. More than three-quarters of employment in Hunterdon County is White Collar. Hunterdon County has a high concentration of residents working in Information; Professional, Scientific & Technology Services and Finance & Insurance. These three clusters combined employ more than 5 times more people than expected for a county of its size.
Where Workers Live
The average commute time for New Jersey workers is 30.4 minutes That means in addition to the already robust workforce available within the County, there’s an even greater reach to recruit talent outside the County lines.