Over the month of December, Orange County gained 800 jobs with the following sectors recording the biggest changes: Financial activities (+2,600); Trade, transportation and utilities (+1,000); and Construction (-2,300). In the calendar year 2014, Orange County added 33,500 jobs. The County’s unemployment rate improved to 4.4% from 5.0% the month prior, remaining lower than the California (6.7%) and national (5.4%) rates. For more detailed information, please refer to this month’s OC JLL Employment Update Report.
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