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King Highlights

  • Population in 2009 20,500

  • Jobs in survey area in 2009: 5,800*

  • Businesses in survey area in 2009: 440

  • Major Employment sector in 2009: Personal Services, 17.5%

  • Fastest-growing employment sector 2008-2009: Health Care and Socal Assistance, 17.3%

  • Fastest-growing employment sector 1988-2009: Construction, 15.2% (average annual growth)

  • Annual employment growth (2008-2009): -0.6%

  • Annual business growth (2008-2009): 9.7%

  • Average annual employment growth (1998-2009): 5.4%

  • Average annual business growth (1998-2009): 3.5%

*Excludes Farm and home-based businesses
Note: Employment growth is calculated within the 2009 Survey Areas.

King Municipal Profile 2009, pg. 29