Owen Sound businesses attract employees from the 90,000+ workforce that lives across Grey and Bruce Counties. The dedicated rural workforce is a strong asset to area employers. More information about these employers can be found on our Major Employers webpage.
The City of Owen Sound has a diversified regional economy. Within a 45 minute radius of Owen Sound, total employment is over 59,000. Unemployment rates for the region are generally quite low (around 4%) during most business cycles. More information can be found on our Economic Sectors webpage.