Excerpted from Wall Street Journal
Kern County’s real GDP has recovered from the Great Recession, according to a report released Monday by the National Association of Counties.
As shown in the graphic below, online casino Kern was the largest county in the Central Valley to show recovery.
About half of the nation’s 3,069 county economies are still short of their prerecession economic output, reflecting the uneven economic recovery, according to the report.
Source: National Association of Counties
For the complete story: http://blogs.wsj.com/economics/2014/01/13/half-of-u-s-counties-havent-recovered-from-recession/