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Employment & Income

Why is this important?

The employment and income policy area is focused on understanding income levels, poverty, and employment across a wide array of sectors in Los Angeles county. As a metropolitan area with a large workforce, economic opportunity and prosperity shape people’s everyday experiences. Although the global and national economy can impact our local economy in ways that we can’t control, understanding which sectors are employing the most local workers, which neighborhoods have higher concentrations of poverty, and the size and makeup of our local labor force will help us make informed decisions about economic investment for a prosperous and inclusive future in our county.

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