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OC Leads in Cross-County Worker Inflow

Monday, December 18, 2017

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Recent research by Greater Irvine Chamber partner Jones Lang LaSalle IP, Inc. shows that Orange County leads in worker inflow from neighboring counties.

Located at the epicenter of Southern California, Orange County companies are able to recruit highly educated and talented employees from the entire region. In fact, the research shows that Southern California has among the largest county-to-county worker flows in the nation; 41.6 percent of workers in Orange County commute from outside the area.

County-by-County Worker Flow into and out of Orange County:

County                   Worker Inflows     Worker Outflows

Los Angeles            326,187                     312,035
Riverside                 107,507                     38,488
San Bernardino       74,222                       37,733
San Diego                62,684                       37,069
Other                        86,324                       64,786

With its strong innovation, life sciences, tech, and communications industry sectors, Irvine draws highly-skilled workers to its workforce.

For more information about Irvine’s business ecosystem, visit

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