BRAZIL IN OC
About our Brazilian Community
What is OC?
“The OC” is how the prestigious county of Orange, in Southern Califórnia is known. From its charm and exclusivity to be well know as the famous tv series THE OC, Orange County is a high profile area to live between Los Angeles and San Diego Counties. The OC is a great place to settle with your family if you are looking for quality of life, safety and sophistication.
“Orange County’s 3 million residents enjoy a nearly perfect climate in which parks and beaches provide abundant opportunities for outdoor activities. Orange County is the home of exciting professional sports, a wide range of tourist attractions and quality venues for visual and performing arts. Orange County boasts a thriving business economy and a well educated work force. The County of Orange is a regional service provider and planning agency whose core businesses include public safety, public health, environmental protection, regional planning, public assistance, social services and aviation.” source: http://www.ocgov.com/about
The Brazilian Community in Orange County
Califórnia is one of the Brazilians´ favorite places to visit in US. In 2018, 211 mi of Brazilians visited California (source). Most them looking for a good time enjoying the weather, the beaches and the entertainment options.
In terms of Brazilian Immigration, there is not an official number of Brazilian families and Brazilian businesses based in OC yet, but there is an estimation of 1388 mi Brazilians living in the USA →(source), being 63% of it divided between the states of Florida, Massachussets, New York, New Jersey and California. In the OC, the Brazilian Community lives spread out around those 34 cities that form the county. (source).
The Brazilians Businesses owner who have joined the OC Brazil Business Club events are located in Newport Beach, Irvine, Costa mesa, Santa Ana, Corona, Fullerton, Newport Coast, San Clement and Laguna Niguel.