About the Area
Strategically located, well connected, and developed by and for you, North Huntingdon has a robust economy bolstered by strong private investment and substantial public assets. It has become the community of choice and is one of the fastest growing in the region. The Township strives to develop effective local government policies to enhance the business economy. The Township works with private companies and investors to develop and expand business. With energy and excitement, the Township strives to reach it's full potential.
North Huntingdon has a highly educated population with a high percent having college degrees or some level of college education The Township also includes well developed and defined commercial and industrial corridors and zones with a diverse variety of commercial and industrial business types. North Huntingdon also has an efficient transportation system including public transit. Check out our By the Numbers graphic for more information.
More information about the North Huntingdon area can also be found on our About North Huntingdon page.
Sperling's economic data provides relevant information about North Huntingdon's well-performing economy.
North Huntingdon is part of a regional economy with an abundance of skilled workers. The primary employment sectors include: healthcare, technology, administrative and executive, professional, sales and supporting service fields.
We work with County, State and Regional agencies and have identified a strategy to help new business startups and existing businesses to grow. This includes:
- Building relationships with potential business investors and existing businesses in order to work cooperatively to assist in their business growth planning.
- Fostering and improving work relationships with State and County economic development agencies.
- Developing appropriate local incentives as well as facilitating and guiding potential investors to County, Regional, and State financing and incentive programs to provide the greatest economic impact.
- Identifying local workforce needs and develop solutions where practical.
- Supporting infrastructure and development improvements to help enhance or accommodate specific projects.
- Providing troubleshooting for various infrastructure and development problems.
- Identifying bottlenecks and transportation networks that hinder growth and development and develop solutions.