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Orange County employment update │ January 2015

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1-27-2014_OCEmploymentUpdateOver 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… Read More

Orange County employment update │ December 2014

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1-12-2015_OCEmploymentUpdate_December2014Over the month, Orange County gained 9,000 jobs with the following sectors recording the biggest changes: Trade Transportation and Utilities (+5,900); Education and Health Services (+2,600); and Government (+2,000). The county has added 51,800 jobs since January. The county’s unemployment stayed the same at 5.0% from the month prior, remaining lower than… Read More

Orange County employment update November 2014

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Over the month, Orange County added 19,300 jobs with the following sectors recording the biggest changes: Education and Health Services (+5,300); Government (+5,100); and Professional and Business Services (+4,800).  The county has added 42,200 jobs since January. The county’s unemployment decreased to 5.0% from 5.1% the month prior, remaining lower than the California (7.3%) and national (5.8%) rates. For more detailed information, please refer to this month’s OC JLL Employment Update report.Read More

Orange County employment update October 2014

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10-17-14_OCEmploymentUpdateOver the month, Orange County gained 12,100 jobs with the following sectors recording the biggest changes: Government (+10,200); Construction (+2,700); and Manufacturing (-2,000). The county has added 28,200 jobs over the year. The county’s unemployment decreased to 5.1% from 5.4% the month prior, yet still remaining lower than the California (7.3%) and national (5.9%) rates. Credit… Read More

Orange County employment update │ September 2014

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9-26-2014_OCEmploymentUpdateOver the month, Orange County lost 1,900 jobs with the following sectors recording the biggest changes: Government (-3,900); Construction (+1,600); and Trade, transportation and utilities (-600). The county has added 17,900 jobs over the year. The county’s unemployment decreased to 5.4% from 5.8% the month prior, yet still remaining lower than the California (7.4%)… Read More