Competitive Advantages

Location

Chatham County is strategically located between the Research Triangle and Piedmont Triad regions. Businesses are able to take advantage of markets in both urban areas, within an hour's drive. Four-lane highways and rail give businesses overnight access to the east coast of the United States, while proximity to two international airports allows a global reach.

Quality of Life

Residents are passionate about Chatham County, and for good reason. Land and homes are affordable and available in diverse settings, from historic homes and farmhouses to townhomes and single family dwellings in planning communities. The weather is nice, the location is convenient to urban areas, the Atlantic coast and Appalachian Mountains and important amenities such as health care, recreation and education are abundant. Chatham County residents enjoy a strong quality of life that's difficult to find elsewhere.

People

Given its prime location and quality of life, it's no surprise that many talented people choose to call Chatham County home. From budding entrepreneurs to accomplished executives, Chatham County is home to a diverse workforce. More than 36% of the population has a bachelor's degree or higher, a rate that tops both the state and national average. With a rich history in manufacturing, a labor pool with advanced manufacturing skills is never far away. Custom workforce training programs are available at Central Carolina Community College for all industries.