The Dunn Area gives you access to a growing, highly productive workforce for your business.

  • Labor force of more than 48,000; unemployment rate of 5.4%
  • 62% of the Labor Force is currently traveling outside the area to work
  • Dunn Area Per Capita Income: $21,292
  • Harnett County is home to the Dunn Micropolitan Statistical Area – the fastest growing micropolitan in the nation according to the US Census.
  • Harnett County is part of the Durham-Raleigh-Cary Combined Statistical Area and one of thirteen counties making up the Research Triangle Regional Partnership Group.
  • North Carolina is a “Right to Work” State.

Specific Training for your business is available through Central Carolina Community College with five campuses in Harnett County and Business Development courses are offered through the CCCC- Small Business Assistance Center located here in Dunn.

Dunn is just twelve miles from the Lillington Campus of Central Carolina Community College and ten miles from Campbell University.  Dunn is located within an hour’s drive of several universities and college systems including North Carolina State University, University of North Carolina, Methodist College and Fayetteville State University.

Dunn Area Customer Base - 15-Mile Radius

Market Area – Right at 105,000 with more than almost 39,000 households
Average Household Income – $55,456
Serving four counties – Harnett, Sampson, Cumberland and Johnston

Daily Traffic Counts – 2015

  • Interstate 95 – 50,000
  • US 421/55 – 19,000
  • US 301 – 8,900
  • For more specific traffic count information – NC DOT

Taxes (Rates effective January 2017)
City of Dunn – $ 0.50
Downtown Dunn Tax District – $ 0.12
Harnett County – $ 0.75
Manufacturers’ real property tax based on effective rate/$100 of actual value.
Last year of Revaluation: 2017

Major Employees

500 or More Employees

500 or More Employees
Campbell University – University/Education
Delhaize America (Food Lion) – Distribution Center and Grocery Stores
Harnett County Government – Local Government
Harnett County Public Schools – Education
Harnett Health – Hospitals/Health Care

Less than 500 Employees

Arc3 Gases – Welding and Industrial Gases and Supplies
Carlie C’s IGA – Grocery Stores and Operation Center
City of Dunn – Local Government
Family Medical Supply – Home Oxygen and Home Medical Equipment Supplier
Godwin Manufacturing Company – Truck Bodies, Trailer Hoists
Gray Flex Systems – Flexible Air Ducts
Gray Metal South – Sheet Metal Duct for heating and cooling
Moody Dunbar Inc. – Foods Cannery
Morgan AM&T – Aircraft Seals and Bearings
PJ’s Truck Bodies & Equipment – Truck Body Manufacturer and Installer
Rooms To Go – Retail Furniture Sales, Large Scale Distribution
Southeastern Transformer Company – Electrical Transformers, Repair and Sell
Wal-Mart – Mass Retail
Warren Oil Company – Oil Processors and Distributor