In August, Orange County gained 2,200 jobs with the following sectors recording the biggest changes: Leisure & Hospitality (+3,100); Professional & Business Services (+2,700); and Construction (+2,700). Over the last 12 months, Orange County added 48,500 jobs. The County’s unemployment rate decreased to 4.5% from 4.7% the month prior, remaining lower than the California (6.1%) and national (5.2%) rates. For more detailed information, please refer to this month’s OC JLL Employment Update Report.
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