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February 5, 2012

San Diego’s Top Three Industries

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For decades San Diego generated most of its business as a result of the military operations in the area. But the military has given way to manufacturing in the sunny city bordering Mexico. Third on the list is tourism. Collectively San Diego’s Gross Regional Product is estimated to be just over $175 billion (according to the National University System Institute for Policy Research). San Diego County’s population is just over 3 million, which translates into about $58,000 of business per resident. •

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Jerri Hemsworth
Jerri Hemsworth
Jerri Hemsworth is Founder/CEO and Creative Director of Newman Grace Inc. Established in 1996, Newman Grace demystifies and simplifies marketing by providing great strategies, great creative materials, and doing so in a friendly way that makes clients feel comfortable and cared for. Jerri is an Editor of Southern California Professional. She is an adjunct faculty member of Woodbury University where she teaches Graphic Design. She also sits on the advisory board of directors for Shane's Inspiration (, a non-profit organization committed to designing inclusive playgrounds and programs that unite children of all abilities.



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