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Workforce

The primary business sectors in King City are construction, which employs 34% of the workforce, and education, which employs 16% of the workforce.

Retail establishments are small, family-run businesses, with the exception of financial and realty services. Almost all retailers are located on King Road between Keele Street and Dufferin Street, or on Keele Street south of King Road to Station Road.

Home-based businesses are increasingly prevalent in the community, both as a primary or additional source of income.

The majority of residents work outside of King City and the Township. There is a moderate commute to Toronto. Occupations include positions in: Management, Business, Finance and Administration, Sales and Service, Trades, Transport, Equipment Operators and related fields. Smaller numbers are employed in occupations in: Health, Education, Government Service, Culture and Recreation.

Top Manufactures In King City

  • Alpha Lumber Mills Inc.
  • Country Signs
  • Tony's Steel Construction Ltd

Top Employers In King City    

Organization NameSize RangeTotal Employees
Seneca College250 to 499400
The Kingbridge Centre100 to 249145
The Country Day School100 to 249121
Township of King - Municipal Offices50 to 9989
Alpha Lumber Mills Inc.50 to 9984
Farm-Based Employment Estimate50 to 9962
Eaton Hall Inn & Conference Centre20 to 2930
LGL Limited, Environmental Research Associates20 to 2930

 

Town

Population

King City4770
Schomberg2100
Bradford West Gwillimbury22,228
Tottenham5000
Beeton3400
Alliston9700
New Tecumseth5800 (rural population)
Nobleton4000
Kleinburg4586
Woodbridge69, 771
Bolton26, 371
Caledon East2577
Rural King Township9100