Demographics and Market
Retail Trade Area
Median Household Income: $31,507
Five-Year Projected MHI: $36,315 (15.3% Increase)
The three largest industries in Greene County are manufacturing, agriculture and tourism. This diversity develops stability in the economy and flexibility in the workforce. More than 85 percent of Greene County residents work within the county, a higher percentage than any of the seven neighboring counties.
Farming generates approximately $76,725,000 yearly and more than $460 million in economic benefit to the local economy. Greene County is ranked number one in the state in its number of beef and dairy cattle and in all hay other than alfalfa, with more than 75,000 acres harvested each year. Greene County is also the number two producer of alfalfa hay (more than 2,600 acres harvested), number three in burley pounds produced, and number six in burley tobacco acreage.