Orange County Employment

Our map shows the change, in percent, of the latest available annual employment estimates. As of August 2014, there were 69,730 employed people in Orange County. This is down 1.2% from 70,580 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 August1 69,730 -1.2%
2014 July 70,580 +0.5%
2014 June 70,224 -1.0%
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 December 70,047 -0.5%
2013 November 70,408 +0.7%
2013 October 69,925 -0.3%
2013 September 70,133 +1.3%
2013 August 69,239 -0.7%
2013 July 69,712 +0.6%
2013 June 69,305 -0.3%
2013 May 69,541 -0.4%
2013 April 69,809 +0.7%
2013 March 69,341 +0.5%
2013 February 69,011 +0.7%
2013 January 68,516 -0.8%
2012 December 69,039 -0.5%
2012 November 69,403 -0.3%
2012 October 69,624 +0.7%
2012 September 69,161 +1.8%
2012 August 67,962 -0.8%
2012 July 68,498 +0.5%
2012 June 68,185 -0.3%
2012 May 68,411 -0.1%
2012 April 68,491 +0.4%
2012 March 68,194 +0.5%
2012 February 67,878 +0.6%
2012 January 67,479 -1.2%
2011 December 68,331 -0.7%
2011 November 68,784 +0.3%
2011 October 68,548 +0.5%
2011 September 68,234 +1.5%
2011 August 67,232 -0.9%
2011 July 67,834 +0.8%
2011 June 67,288 -0.5%
2011 May 67,657 -0.4%
2011 April 67,925 +1.1%
2011 March 67,189 +0.4%
2011 February 66,908 +0.2%
2011 January 66,771 +0.5%
2010 December 66,426 -0.5%
2010 November 66,752 -0.1%
2010 October 66,800 +0.2%
2010 September 66,683 0.0%
2010 August 66,666 -1.4%
2010 July 67,631 +1.8%
2010 June 66,413 -0.2%
2010 May 66,547 +0.1%
2010 April 66,490 +1.4%
2010 March 65,546 +0.8%
2010 February 65,036 +0.2%
2010 January 64,928 0.0%
2009 December 64,922 -0.9%
2009 November 65,506 0.0%
2009 October 65,499 -0.7%
2009 September 65,930 +0.2%
2009 August 65,805 -1.0%
2009 July 66,437 +0.3%
2009 June 66,271 +0.5%
2009 May 65,928 -0.2%
2009 April 66,078 +0.3%
2009 March 65,860 +0.2%
2009 February 65,737 -0.1%
2009 January 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%