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California Profile

 
About this area:
California became the 31st state admitted into the Union on September 9, 1850. The third-largest state in land area, California covers almost 159,000 square miles, including over 1,200 miles of Pacific coastline. Currently, California has the fifth-largest economy in the world, and is the nation’s number one exporting state.
EMPLOYMENT AND WAGES
Unemployment Rate and Labor Force (Not Seasonally Adjusted)[Top]
Area
Year
Time Period
Labor Force
No. of
Employed
No. of
Unemployed
Unemployment Rate
California 2017Oct19,353,40018,516,000837,4004.3
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Employment by Industry (Not Seasonally Adjusted)[Top]
Year
Time Period
CES
Industry Title
No. of
Employed
2017OctTotal Wage and Salary17,403,500
2017OctTotal Nonfarm16,944,700
2017OctService Providing14,780,500
2017OctTotal Private14,346,100
2017OctPrivate Service Providing12,181,900
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Occupations with Fastest Job Growth (% change)[Top]
OccupationEstimated Year -
Projected Year
Employment
Employment Change
Estimated ProjectedNumberPercent
Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers2014 - 20243,8006,0002,20057.9
Brickmasons and Blockmasons2014 - 20245,5008,6003,10056.4
Stonemasons2014 - 20241,9002,9001,00052.6
Roofers2014 - 202416,40024,4008,00048.8
Web Developers2014 - 202424,20035,90011,70048.3
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Data not available for Industry Employment Projections
 
High Wage Occupations[Top]
OccupationYearTime PeriodHourly
Mean
Hourly by Percentile
25thMedian75th
Anesthesiologists20171st Qtr$137.50$0.00$0.00$0.00
Psychiatrists20171st Qtr$122.70$0.00$0.00$0.00
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons20171st Qtr$114.59$0.00$0.00$0.00
Surgeons20171st Qtr$113.09$0.00$0.00$0.00
Obstetricians and Gynecologists20171st Qtr$106.89$73.01$0.00$0.00
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ECONOMIC INDICATORS
Building Permits (US Census Bureau)[Top]
Type of Permit
Year
Time Period
No. of Permits
Total Costs
Multi-Family 2016Annual52,039$8,843,463,000
Single Family 2016Annual50,311$15,201,727,000
Total all types construction permits 2016Annual102,350$24,045,190,000
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Consumer Price Index (US BLS & Calif. DIR)[Top]
AreaConsumer Price Index % Change
Time Period2016Time Period2015
United States Annual240.0Annual237.01.3
California Annual255.3Annual249.62.3
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Median Price of Existing Homes Sold[Top]
Year
Time Period
Type
Median Price
2016AnnualMedian Price of Homes Sold$502,274
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State Revenues by Source[Top]
Tax Type Description
Year
Time Period
Tax Revenue
Alcoholic Beverage Taxes and Fees 2016Annual$357,000
Bank and Corporation (Income) Taxes 2016Annual$8,682,000
Cigarette Tax 2016Annual$811,518
Horse Racing (Parimutuel) License Fees 2016Annual$14,862
Estate, Inheritance and Gift Taxes 2016Annual$0
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Taxable Sales (Calif. Board of Equalization)[Top]
Year
Time Period
Sales Type Description
Sales
2015AnnualRetail $633,941,981,193
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POPULATION AND CENSUS DATA
Population[Top]
Area
Year
Time Period
Source
Population
California 2016AnnualCalifornia Dept of Finance39,250,017
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Measures of Income[Top]
Income Type
Year
Time Period
Income
Population
Per Capita Personal Income - BEA2015Annual$53,74139,059,809
Total Personal Income - BEA2015Annual$2,103,669,47339,059,809
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Data for California Not Available for County-to-County Commute Patterns (US Census Bureau)
 

JOB OPENINGS & TRAINING PROVIDERS
Job Openings from JobCentral National Labor Exchange[Top]
 
Job Openings

Training Providers in Area[Top]
Provider Name
Provider Type
Location
Vista Adult School/ROPSchools with Occupational Programs (ROP)Vista,CA
San Francisco Conservatory of MusicSchools with Occupational Programs (ROP)San Francisco,CA
Filipino-American Employment and TrainingSchools with Occupational Programs (ROP)San Francisco,CA
Timberline Education Center LLCSchools with Occupational Programs (ROP)Madera,CA
Executive FlyersSchools with Occupational Programs (ROP)Sacramento,CA
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