The city of Huntington Beach is located in the southern California region of Orange County California. The estimated population of the city is around 192,620 and is the largest coastal city in the Orange County region. It has a great deal of coastline along the Pacific Ocean. It receives millions of visitors from around the world and is a top surf destination for many in and around the greater Orange County area.
The economic picture of Huntington Beach is diverse and is structured around large companies, and retail services. The city rests on a large natural oil field, and while most of the oil has been depleted the area still has a strong petrol economy. Some of the larger companies in the area include Boeing, Quiksilver, Verizon, Huntington Beach Hospital, Fisher & Paykel, Rainbow Disposal, Home Depot, and many other large companies. Despite a great deal of different options for job seekers to explore, the unemployment rate of the city is at around 4.7%, which is lower than the national average.
Huntington Beach has a great deal of warehouse, retail, and office space in and around the Orange County area. Entrepreneurs of all types will find the area favorable for business development and growth. A recent search of available options found pricing for small office space at around $400 - $650 a month. Larger options exist in and around the city at around $1 - $3 a square foot for 1,000 square feet and more, with a variety of amenities increasing the price exponentially.
The climate of Huntington Beach is pleasant and warm. It is one of the sunnier areas in Southern California and is one of the major draws to the city.