This city has a port and fishing industry.
Cebuano/Bisaya is the language spoken in Pagadian City and the Province of Zamboanga del Sur. most people also know English.
There are malls that provide quality products and services.
Banks & ATMs
Searching for good eating haven is Pagadian is easy, Kamayan sa Pagadian( Chicken Ati-atihan) is good for chicken addict. The city is also boast of big food corporation. Jolibee is located at the heart of the city, Chowking recently invest at Pagadian, now the new Gaisano Capital has boast the city were you can find lots of eating destination, (McDonald, Greenwich, Jolibee, Mang Inasal and many other food stores. Food court on malls are also advised, (Peoples Plaza , BE Megamall and Gaisano Capital Food Courts). The avenue food land is located at the foot of Hotel Guillermo.