Orange County Employment

Our map shows the change, in percent, of the latest available annual employment estimates. As of June 2014, there were 70,163 employed people in Orange County. This is down 1.1% from 70,955 employed people in the previous month.6

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Annual Changes in Orange County

This graph shows changes, in percent, of the number of average monthly employed people in Orange County over the past 10 years. Each point represents the change in the percent of employed people from the baseline year.

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Monthly Changes in Orange County

This is a more detailed look, showing monthly changes in the number of employed people in Orange County over the past 10 years.

YearMonthEmployment% Change
2014 June1 70,163 -1.1%
2014 May 70,955 -0.0%
2014 April 70,957 +0.1%
2014 March 70,893 +1.3%
2014 February 69,992 0.0%
2014 January 69,958 -0.1%
2013 December2 70,047 -0.5%
2013 November2 70,408 +0.7%
2013 October2 69,925 -0.3%
2013 September2 70,133 +1.3%
2013 August2 69,239 -0.7%
2013 July2 69,712 +0.6%
2013 June2 69,305 -0.3%
2013 May2 69,541 -0.4%
2013 April2 69,809 +0.7%
2013 March2 69,341 +0.5%
2013 February2 69,011 +0.7%
2013 January2 68,516 -0.8%
2012 December2 69,039 -0.5%
2012 November2 69,403 -0.3%
2012 October2 69,624 +0.7%
2012 September2 69,161 +1.8%
2012 August2 67,962 -0.8%
2012 July2 68,498 +0.5%
2012 June2 68,185 -0.3%
2012 May2 68,411 -0.1%
2012 April2 68,491 +0.4%
2012 March2 68,194 +0.5%
2012 February2 67,878 +0.6%
2012 January2 67,479 -1.2%
2011 December2 68,331 -0.7%
2011 November2 68,784 +0.3%
2011 October2 68,548 +0.5%
2011 September2 68,234 +1.5%
2011 August2 67,232 -0.9%
2011 July2 67,834 +0.8%
2011 June2 67,288 -0.5%
2011 May2 67,657 -0.4%
2011 April2 67,925 +1.1%
2011 March2 67,189 +0.4%
2011 February2 66,908 +0.2%
2011 January2 66,771 +0.5%
2010 December2 66,426 -0.5%
2010 November2 66,752 -0.1%
2010 October2 66,800 +0.2%
2010 September2 66,683 0.0%
2010 August2 66,666 -1.4%
2010 July2 67,631 +1.8%
2010 June2 66,413 -0.2%
2010 May2 66,547 +0.1%
2010 April2 66,490 +1.4%
2010 March2 65,546 +0.8%
2010 February2 65,036 +0.2%
2010 January2 64,928 0.0%
2009 December3 64,922 -0.9%
2009 November3 65,506 0.0%
2009 October3 65,499 -0.7%
2009 September3 65,930 +0.2%
2009 August3 65,805 -1.0%
2009 July3 66,437 +0.3%
2009 June3 66,271 +0.5%
2009 May3 65,928 -0.2%
2009 April3 66,078 +0.3%
2009 March3 65,860 +0.2%
2009 February3 65,737 -0.1%
2009 January3 65,801 -1.1%
2008 December 66,502 -0.8%
2008 November 67,008 -0.7%
2008 October 67,477 -0.1%
2008 September 67,540 +0.5%
2008 August 67,204 -0.9%
2008 July 67,784 +1.0%
2008 June 67,100 +0.6%
2008 May 66,721 -0.3%
2008 April 66,920 +0.5%
2008 March 66,575 +0.5%
2008 February 66,225 +0.2%
2008 January 66,118 +0.9%
2007 December 65,552 -0.3%
2007 November 65,770 +0.4%
2007 October 65,524 -0.9%
2007 September 66,135 +0.5%
2007 August 65,785 -0.8%
2007 July 66,290 +0.8%
2007 June 65,756 +1.0%
2007 May 65,116 +0.2%
2007 April 64,980 -0.7%
2007 March 65,421 +0.8%
2007 February 64,871 +0.6%
2007 January 64,470 -3.1%
2006 December 66,520 +0.3%
2006 November 66,333 +0.1%
2006 October 66,241 +0.6%
2006 September 65,819 0.0%
2006 August 65,817 -0.4%
2006 July 66,090 +1.1%
2006 June 65,403 +0.8%
2006 May 64,893 +0.5%
2006 April 64,560 +0.1%
2006 March 64,468 +0.9%
2006 February 63,889 +0.3%
2006 January 63,686 -0.6%
2005 December 64,084 +0.5%
2005 November 63,784 -0.1%
2005 October 63,862 -0.3%
2005 September 64,059 +0.6%
2005 August 63,688 -0.4%
2005 July 63,948 +1.5%
2005 June 63,017 +0.7%
2005 May 62,595 +0.1%
2005 April 62,514 +0.1%
2005 March 62,433 +0.8%
2005 February 61,938 +0.6%
2005 January 61,571 -0.6%
2004 December 61,946 -0.3%
2004 November 62,127 +0.1%
2004 October 62,054 -0.5%
2004 September 62,341 +0.2%
2004 August 62,209 -1.1%
2004 July 62,911 +1.4%
2004 June 62,045 +0.8%
2004 May 61,545 +0.4%
2004 April 61,282 -0.3%
2004 March 61,463 +0.3%
2004 February 61,299 +0.4%
2004 January 61,033 0.0%