|Prince Edward||←||in Ontario||→||Richmond Hill|
|Prince Edward||←||in Eastern||→||Almonte|
Quinte West receives its name from the fact that the city resides by the Bay of Quinte and it is an independently administered city even though it is geographically located within Hastings County. Quinte West has a population of almost 45,000 residents and some of its most important industries include retail & wholesale, business services, and manufacturing. The city is also the home of the Canadian Armed Forces airbase known as 8 Wing Trenton, which is the major employer in Quinte West. The total active workforce is comprised of almost 22,000 people but the city is very accessible and, therefore, the immediate labor market, including nearby communities, can be larger than 100,000 people. The average household income in Quinte West is approximately $77,000.
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