New study puts Vandenberg at $5.8B in economic impact, 20K jobs

Vandenberg Air Force Base was responsible for 20,000 jobs and $5.8 billion in economic activity in 2020, with room to grow to $7.9 billion in output by 2030, according to a new study by Cal Poly San Luis Obispo.

The study, released May 14, was commissioned by the Regional Economic Action Coalition, or REACH, a San Luis Obispo-based nonprofit, and funded by REACH and the county of Santa Barbara.

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