Regional economic development is often viewed through the lens of industry clusters or regional concentrations of related industries. The term has come to mean closely affiliated industries that often work together in supply chains or through other partnerships to create value.

Industry Clusters in North County
38,000 Jobs or More

Between 2009 - 2018, more than

Jobs Added to Healthcare Industry

Industry Clusters in North County
15,000 - 37,999 Jobs

Information & Communication Technologies (ICT)
one of the highest paying clusters in North County actually declined between 2009 - 2018

Industry Clusters in North County
Fewer than 14,999 Jobs

Huge boost in employment for
Defense, Aerospace & Transportation Manufacturing Industry
due to the expansion of facilities by Northrop Grumman and General Atomics