Industries and Clusters
Skagit County has a diverse and rapidly growing economy, led by advanced manufacturing, agriculture, and maritime industries. Clean technology is emerging as a promising new sector for Skagit County businesses, while sustainable natural resource businesses remain an important part of the county's economy. Recreation, tourism, and retail are important economic engines, particularly for the county's smaller communities.
Learn more about leading Skagit County industry sectors though clicking on the below buttons:
Advanced Manufacturing Agriculture Maritime Natural Resources
Clean Technology Recreation Tourism & Arts Defense
The below data mapping tool will help you research and locate data on Skagit County's industry sectors and industry clusters, and to look up businesses by sector and NAICS codes.
|Company Name||# Employees|
|Skagit Regional Health||3,000*|
|Mount Vernon School District||1147|
|Draper Valley Farms||1038|
|Skagit County Government||757.5|
|Sedro Woolley School District||489|
|Shell Puget Sound Refinery||475|
|Skagit Valley Casino Resort||450**|
|Burlington Edison School District||435|
|Skagit Horticulture LLC (Formerly Skagit Gardens)||377|
|Dakota Creek Industries Inc.||354|
|Peace Health United General Medical Center||350**|
|PACCAR Technical Center||150**|
*Based on 2019 numbers **Estimated from 3rd party sources.
From study by Western Washington University Center for Business and Economic Research, June 2020