Employment in Nobleton increased at an average annual rate of 2.5% since 1998, while business growth averaged 1.7%. Nobleton employed nearly 560 people in over 90 firms in 2009, compared to approximately 420 employees in less than 80 firms eleven years ago.
Personal Services and retail trade were the primary and secondary employment sectors in Nobleton in 2008, accounting for 24.8% and 21.5% of employment respectively.
The fastest growing industry sector was the transportation/warehousing sector, which increased at an average annual rate of 14.1% (for a net gain of 13 jobs) since 1998. The second-highest increase was felt in the education sector, which rose at a rate of 9.5% per year (to gain 70 jobs) during the same period.
King Municipal Profile 2009, pg. 30