The comparison states Georgia and North Carolina both generally rank high in most business climate rankings. Similar to the university centers in the proposed South California counties, North Carolina contains the Research Triangle that serves as a growth center for high tech portion of its economy. Counties: Imperial, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego. Largest Cities: San Diego, Anaheim, Santa Ana, Riverside, Chula Vista.
|S. California||Georgia||North Carolina|
|Change in Employment||+105.4k||-7.1k||+9.1k|
|Private Wage &
|Largest Industry ¹||Retail Trade||Retail Trade||Retail Trade|