The comparison states Oklahoma and Kentucky are states with a significant agricultural component in their economy combined with other core industries that are present in the proposed Central California counties—energy development in Oklahoma and manufacturing in Kentucky. Counties: Alpine, Calaveras, Fresno, Inyo, Kern, Kings, Madera, Mariposa, Merced, Mono, San Joaquin, Stanislaus, Tulare, Tuolumne. Largest Cities: Fresno, Bakersfield, Stockton, Modesto, Visalia.
|Change in Employment||+23.4k||-19.7k||-18.4k|
|Private Wage &
|Largest Industry ¹||Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting||Manufacturing||Retail Trade|