Job growth by sector measures the economic stability and diversity of the local economy, which is an important indicator for business and government planning. Job growth creates a better understanding of which sectors are the key generators of jobs and which sectors are continuing to grow in the area. Income levels, job growth and home prices can show how the community is evolving.
The top four employment industries in the region in 2010 were accommodation & food service, entertainment & recreation, retail, and construction. These industries are consistent with a resort community and tend to employ many low or minimum wage employees.