Hickory, NC (population: 42,082) has two higher education schools within its city limits. Lenoir-Rhyne University, the highest ranked school in the city, has a total student population of 1,674. It is the 2858th highest ranked school in the USA and the 52nd highest in the state of North Carolina (#1 is Duke University). Hickory lies in Catawba county, which is one of the 64 counties in North Carolina. The Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC area has 144,150 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.8% unemployment rate, $16.84/hr average worker wage, and a $35,020 average annual salary.
Of the 2 schools in Hickory, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Lenoir-Rhyne University comes out as the most expensive ($14,369/yr), with Catawba Valley Community College as the lowest recorded at only $4,186/yr.Popular Bars in Hickory:
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Hickory|
|Banner Elk||NC||-||1||22.4512||43||42.1 miles|
|Rock Hill||SC||72,341||5||30.0256||144||57.9 miles|
|Winston Salem||NC||-||7||32.3218||230||65.7 miles|
|High Point||NC||105,064||3||31.8326||88||76.4 miles|