About the San Gabriel Valley

With more than 30 cities and unincorporated areas and 1.8 million residents, the San Gabriel Valley forms a region covering 385 square miles that stretches across eastern Los Angeles County. Conveniently located at the intersection of  Los Angeles County, Orange County, and the Inland Empire (San Bernardino and Riverside Counties), the San Gabriel Valley is just minutes from the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach and provides easy to access new markets and employees in surrounding areas.

About 71,000 businesses comprise the San Gabriel Valley economy. Among these are several Fortune 500 companies with major offices or plants in the San Gabriel Valley, including Edison International, MillerCoors and Jacobs Engineering Group. Other strong corporations headquartered in the San Gabriel Valley include Southern California Edison, Kaiser Permanente, Cathay Bank, Majestic Realty Co., Ready Pac Produce, East West Bank, Trader Joe’s and Huy Fong Foods.


Demographics and Economic Data (click below to view)


Growth Industries:




Business Professional and Technical Services




The San Gabriel Valley is notable for its quality colleges, universities and graduate schools. Several San Gabriel Valley educational institutions have ranked among the top 10 schools nationally in their respective categories, according to U.S. News & World Report. The Valley's school districts are recognized throughout the state and nation for their unique curriculum and successful results in the academic and business world. Specialized organizations run job training programs that can train or retrain workers to meet business needs for the future. Learn more >



Seven major freeways and three freight and commuter rail lines traverse the San Gabriel Valley, offering efficient transportation options. San Gabriel Valley businesses find convenient airport connections at Ontario International or Bob Hope (Burbank) Airport, while El Monte Airport and Brackett Field (La Verne) offer service for general aviation aircraft. The nation’s premier gateways for international trade and commerce–the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach–are connected to the SGV through an integrated network of rail and highways. Learn more >


Getting Started

The San Gabriel Valley Economic Partnership’s Business Assistance Program provides free individualized, confidential support and assistance to businesses located in or relocating to the San Gabriel Valley. Learn more>


Map of San Gabriel Valley cities (click below to view)

San Gabriel Valley Cities Map


Map of San Gabriel Valley surrounding counties (click below to view)

Counties Surrounding SGV map




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