Golden State shows economic strength

Updated June 16, 2021
A recent opinion column from Bloomberg, California Defies Doom With No. 1 U.S. Economy, highlights statistics about California’s current economic climate. 

According to data compiled by Bloomberg: 
  • Since April 2020, "California household income increased $164 billion, almost as much as Texas, Florida and Pennsylvania combined..."

  • "Quarterly revenue per employee of the publicly-traded companies based in the state climbed to an all-time high of $1.5 million in May, 63% greater than its similar milestone a decade ago..."

  • "The state’s gross domestic product increased 21% during the past five years, dwarfing No. 2 New York (14%) and No. 3 Texas (12%)..."

  • “In a sign of investor demand, the weight of California companies in the benchmark S&P 500 Index increased 3 percentage points since a year ago, the most among all states…”

  • “Among the five largest economies, California outperforms the U.S., Japan and Germany with a growth rate exceeded only by China.”

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Find more about the strength of the region from the Greater Sacramento Economic Council

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