This among the 42 major town in Kenya, ranking 8 in wealth. It has many people and activities going on. There are many car stages points from which the public transport begins. This includes the famous 2NK sacco from NYERI town. Trade goes on well in the town with many business people and hawkers walking around and trying to shout hard about the products they sell. In the public service vehicles areas, there are many shipping outlets from which mobile accessories and fast foods are sold.