Orange County and SoCal: Local Information
1. California Business News links to the OC Business Journal, OC Register, San Diego Business Journal, etc.
2. Lists of Companies has instructions for finding companies by industry and location throughout California, down to local levels. It also links to the OC Business Journal Book of Lists.
SCAG Local Profiles
Southern California Association of Governments is an association of local governments and agencies that convenes to address regional issues. Profiles covering SCAG constituent cities are released every two years, for these counties: Imperial County / Los Angeles County / Orange County / Riverside County / San Bernardino County / Ventura County.
- Profiles cover housing, transportation, employment, retail, education, and health.
OC Business Council
Produces periodic research reports on the following topics: Community Indicators, Workforce Indicators, Workforce Housing, and the Retail Environment.
OC Gov: Facts & Figures
Demographic information, economic data, strategic priorities and more, from the OC Government. Of note is the Community Indicators, an annual report that measures the overall quality of life in OC by tracking key indicators of economic, social and environmental well being.
Orange County Auditor-Controller
The County's source of financial information. Produces annual reports including 1) the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR)- the audited financial statement for the County’s prior fiscal year, and 2) the Citizen's Report- a summary of key aspects of the CAFR in layman’s terms.
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California Labor Market Information
County and City level labor market information. Includes wage and salary data, occupational projections, employment statistics, and education and training.
US Census County Business Patterns
Historical economic data at the industry level within US counties.
California Travel & Tourism Commission
Operates the "Visit California" websites to promote the state. Provides statistics, research, and promotional content to help stakeholder businesses improve their marketing efforts.