NC has the lowest corporate income tax rate in the country among states levying the tax. Henderson County ranks among the 75th percentile for the lowest ad valorem tax rate in the state.
Henderson County has no unionized manufacturing labor. NC is the least unionized state in the nation.
Our Public Schools System ranks 17th among the best school districts in NC and is among the Top 20 SAT scores in North Carolina.
Lowest crime rate for a community with a population greater than 100,000.
Recipient of Expansion Solutions Magazine’s 2009 Award of Excellence in the Automotive Industry.
Business NC Magazine’s Small Business of Year (2005, 2010) from Henderson County.
NC ranks #1 in Best States for Business by Forbes Magazine
Henderson County (Asheville, NC MSA) #8 America’s Smartest Cities, New Geography, November 2014.
Pardee Memorial Hospital
Ingles Markets Inc.
Continental Automotive Systems Inc.
Wal-Mart Associates Inc
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
Linamar Light Metals
Henderson County Public Schools
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Carolina Village Inc.
Broad River Rehabilitation
Blue Ridge Community College
City of Hendersonville
Manual Woodworkers & Weavers Inc.
Kimberly-Clark, Berkeley Mills
Diamond Brand Gear