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Orange County Profile

 
About this area:
Orange County is situated along 42 miles of southern California coast; Los Angeles County lies to the north, and San Diego County lies to the south. Riverside and San Bernardino counties border to the east. The county’s incorporated cities are mostly located in the northwest area, stretching south along the coast. Orange has extensive transportation facilities including airports, railroads, and freeways. The freeway system connects the county’s labor force to employment centers in Los Angeles as well as providing extensive access within county borders.
EMPLOYMENT AND WAGES
Unemployment Rate and Labor Force (Not Seasonally Adjusted)[Top]
Area
Year
Time Period
Labor Force
No. of
Employed
No. of
Unemployed
Unemployment Rate
Orange County 2017Oct1,606,6001,554,00052,6003.3
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Employment by Industry (Not Seasonally Adjusted)[Top]
Year
Time Period
CES
Industry Title
No. of
Employed
2017OctTotal Wage and Salary1,606,800
2017OctTotal Nonfarm1,603,800
2017OctTotal Private1,443,800
2017OctService Providing1,346,900
2017OctPrivate Service Providing1,186,900
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Occupations with Fastest Job Growth (% change)[Top]
OccupationEstimated Year -
Projected Year
Employment
Employment Change
Estimated ProjectedNumberPercent
Soil and Plant Scientists2014 - 202420031011055.0
Insulation Workers, Mechanical2014 - 202435053018051.4
Web Developers2014 - 20242,6803,9901,31048.9
Nuclear Technicians2014 - 20241301906046.2
Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles2014 - 202442061019045.2
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Data for Orange County is not available. Data for Orange has been displayed for Occupations with Fastest Job Growth (% change)
 
Data not available for Industry Employment Projections
 
High Wage Occupations[Top]
OccupationYearTime PeriodHourly
Mean
Hourly by Percentile
25thMedian75th
Internists, General20171st Qtr$130.83$0.00$0.00$0.00
Anesthesiologists20171st Qtr$122.42$0.00$0.00$0.00
Chief Executives20171st Qtr$113.51$75.04$0.00$0.00
Family and General Practitioners20171st Qtr$106.86$69.93$0.00$0.00
Nurse Anesthetists20171st Qtr$102.92$0.00$0.00$0.00
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Data for Orange County is not available. Data for Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine MD has been displayed for High Wage Occupations
 

ECONOMIC INDICATORS
Building Permits (US Census Bureau)[Top]
Type of Permit
Year
Time Period
No. of Permits
Total Costs
Multi-Family 2016AnnualN/AN/A
Single Family 2016AnnualN/AN/A
Total all types construction permits 2016AnnualN/AN/A
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Consumer Price Index (US BLS & Calif. DIR)[Top]
AreaConsumer Price Index % Change
Time Period2016Time Period2015
United States Annual240.0Annual237.01.3
California Annual255.3Annual249.62.3
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Data for Orange County is not available. Data for California has been displayed for Consumer Price Index (US BLS & Calif. DIR)
 
Median Price of Existing Homes Sold[Top]
Year
Time Period
Type
Median Price
2016AnnualMedian Price of Homes Sold$735,000
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State Revenues by Source[Top]
Tax Type Description
Year
Time Period
Tax Revenue
Alcoholic Beverage Taxes and Fees 2016Annual$357,000
Bank and Corporation (Income) Taxes 2016Annual$8,682,000
Cigarette Tax 2016Annual$811,518
Horse Racing (Parimutuel) License Fees 2016Annual$14,862
Estate, Inheritance and Gift Taxes 2016Annual$0
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Data for Orange County is not available. Data for California has been displayed for State Revenues by Source
 
Taxable Sales (Calif. Board of Equalization)[Top]
Year
Time Period
Sales Type Description
Sales
2015AnnualRetail $61,358,087,450
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POPULATION AND CENSUS DATA
Population[Top]
Area
Year
Time Period
Source
Population
Orange County 2016AnnualCalifornia Dept of Finance3,172,532
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Measures of Income[Top]
Income Type
Year
Time Period
Income
Population
Per Capita Personal Income - BEA2015Annual$55,3253,169,776
Total Personal Income - BEA2015Annual$183,052,3413,169,776
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County-to-County Commute Patterns (US Census Bureau)[Top]
Year
Time Period
Area of Residence
Area of WorkPlace
Number of Workers
2010CensusOrange County , CAOrange County , CA1,181,354
2010CensusLos Angeles County , CAOrange County , CA181,744
2010CensusOrange County , CALos Angeles County , CA178,681
2010CensusRiverside County , CAOrange County , CA67,180
2010CensusSan Bernardino County , CAOrange County , CA34,997
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JOB OPENINGS & TRAINING PROVIDERS
Job Openings from JobCentral National Labor Exchange[Top]
 
Job Openings

Training Providers in Area[Top]
Provider Name
Provider Type
Location
Hermandad Training CenterApprenticeship, Business, Career, & Tech SchoolsSanta Ana,CA
Newbridge CollegeApprenticeship, Business, Career, & Tech SchoolsSanta Ana,CA
Civil Service Academy, Inc.University or College (four-year school)Westminster,CA
Institute for Applied Management & Law, Inc.Apprenticeship, Business, Career, & Tech SchoolsNewport Beach,CA
American Institute of Permanent Color TechnologyApprenticeship, Business, Career, & Tech SchoolsTustin,CA
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