Henderson County has the lowest ad valorem tax rate in the Asheville MSA and 18th lowest in the state.
Henderson County has no unionized manufacturing labor. NC is the least unionized state in the nation.
Public Schools System ranks 8th among the top NC Public Schools and in the Top 10 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.
Ranked #13 of 91 “Medium-Sized Cities” 2012 Best Cities for Job Growth, Forbes.com May 2012.
Henderson County (Asheville, NC MSA) #8 America’s Smartest Cities, New Geography, November 2014.
Henderson County Public Schools
Margaret R. Pardee Memorial Hospital
Park Ridge Health
Ingles Markets, Inc.
Wal-Mart Associates, Inc.
Mertior Heavy Vehicle Systems, Inc.
Continental Automotive Systems, Inc.
GE Lighting Solutions
Blue Ridge Community College
Mountain Bean Growers, Inc.
UPM Raflactac Inc.