County's Credit Ratings

The County's outstanding debt is rated by three municipal bond rating services:

  • Fitch Ratings
  • Moody's Investors Service
  • Standard & Poor's Global Ratings 

Ratings are current as of: October 4, 2016

Type of Bonds Fitch Insured/ Underlying Moody's Insured/ Underlying S&P Insured/ Underlying
Issuer Rating NR Aa1 AA+
1991 Civic Center Parking COPs WD/NR WD/Aa2 WD/NR
1997A Refunding Pension Obligation Bonds         WD/AA A3/Aa1 AA-/NR
2005 Lease Revenue Refunding Bonds WD/AA A3/Aa2 AA-/AA
2006 Lease Revenue Bonds WD/AA A3/Aa2                 AA-/AA
2012 Juvenile Justice Center Lease Refunding Bonds NR/NR         NR/Aa2 NR/AA
2016 Lease Revenue Bonds         NR/NR NR/NR     NR/AA
John Wayne Airport
2009A Airport Revenue Bonds NR/AA- NR/Aa3 NR/AA-
2009B Airport Revenue Bonds NR/AA- NR/Aa3 NR/AA-
*NR - Not Rated
** WD - Withdrawn