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  • Kern County: The ideal boomers’ destination

    October 18, 2016

     By Richard Chapman (Originally published in the October/November 2016 issue of the Kern Business Journal) If 2015 was considered the Year of the Millennial, 2016 just might be the Year of the Boomer.  The youngest baby boomers’ 50th birthdays are...

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  • Kern County GDP Decreases to $35.8 Billion

    September 20, 2016

    Kern County saw an decrease of 6.5% bringing its GDP to $35.8 billion from $38.3 billion in 2014. Collectively, real GDP for U. S. metropolitan areas increased 2.5 percent in 2015 after increasing 2.3 percent in 2014. Kern County is ranked as number 76 in the nation for current GDP, and number nine in the state of California.

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