The town of Marana is located at the northwestern part of Tuscon and a small portion of it is also located in the County of Pinal. Marana is actually located in the County of Pima. Major economic activities in the town and surrounding areas is farming and ranching. Tourism and the education sector also offers substantial employment oppurtunities in the region. There are also several radio stations in Marana and it is also a source of employment. Other economic activities are retail, health and the transportation sector.