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ECONOMY: Orange County Wins In a Wealth Matchup With San Diego

Mike Allen, SAN DIEGO BUSINESS JOURNAL

Monday, May 7, 2012

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Kelly Cunningham, economist with National University Systems Institute for Policy Research, said these data points and others demonstrate the fact that Orange County is just plain wealthier that San Diego.
“Our economy is smaller than Orange County,” Cunningham said. “A lot has to do with the mix of jobs that we have here, and the mix of industries. If you have a lot of lower paid service jobs, that’s going to bring down the average pay scales.”