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Butte County Profile

 
About this area:
Butte County is located in the northern portion of the Sacramento Valley. Surrounding counties include Plumas to the northeast, Tehama to the northwest, and Glenn to the west, with Sutter, Yuba, and Colusa counties bordering to the south. Major transportation routes in the county include highways 99 and 70. Butte County is also home to a municipal airport and two railroad lines, which provide both freight and passenger services.
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
Butte County 2015Jun102,80095,5007,2007.0
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Employment by Industry (Not Seasonally Adjusted)[Top]
Year
Time Period
CES
Industry Title
No. of
Employed
2015JunTotal Wage and Salary81,500
2015JunTotal Nonfarm78,700
2015JunService Providing71,200
2015JunTotal Private61,800
2015JunPrivate Service Providing54,300
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Occupations with Fastest Job Growth (% change)[Top]
OccupationEstimated Year -
Projected Year
Employment
Employment Change
Estimated ProjectedNumberPercent
Animal Trainers2012 - 2022306030100.0
Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors2012 - 202240703075.0
Other Transportation Workers2012 - 2022701205071.4
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists2012 - 202217028011064.7
Home Health Aides2012 - 202252085033063.5
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Projections of Employment by Industry
 
High Wage Occupations[Top]
OccupationYearTime PeriodHourly
Mean
Hourly by Percentile
25thMedian75th
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other20151st Qtr$130.51N/AN/AN/A
Pediatricians, General20151st Qtr$115.62N/AN/AN/A
Family and General Practitioners20151st Qtr$106.57$63.80N/AN/A
Chief Executives20151st Qtr$86.96$51.52N/AN/A
Pharmacists20151st Qtr$69.41$65.26$69.95$75.02
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Data for Butte County is not available. Data for Chico MSA has been displayed for High Wage Occupations
 

ECONOMIC INDICATORS
Building Permits (US Census Bureau)[Top]
Type of Permit
Year
Time Period
No. of Permits
Total Costs
Multi-Family 2013Annual213$22,750,937
Single Family 2013Annual307$67,989,831
Total all types construction permits 2013Annual520$90,740,768
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Consumer Price Index (US BLS & Calif. DIR)[Top]
AreaConsumer Price Index % Change
Time Period2013Time Period2012
United States Annual233.0Annual229.61.5
California Annual241.6Annual238.21.5
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Data for Butte County is not available. Data for California has been displayed for Consumer Price Index (US BLS & Calif. DIR)
 
Median Price of Existing Homes Sold (DQnews)[Top]
Year
Time Period
Type
Median Price
2014NovMedian Price of Homes Sold$227,000
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State Revenues by Source[Top]
Tax Type Description
Year
Time Period
Tax Revenue
Alcoholic Beverage Taxes and Fees 2012Annual$357,000,000
Bank and Corporation (Income) Taxes 2012Annual$7,462,000,000
Cigarette Tax 2012Annual$868,703,000
Horse Racing (Parimutuel) License Fees 2012Annual$14,088,000
Estate, Inheritance and Gift Taxes 2012Annual$0
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Data for Butte County is not available. Data for California has been displayed for State Revenues by Source
 
Taxable Sales (Calif. Board of Equalization)[Top]
Year
Time Period
Sales Type Description
Sales
2013AnnualRetail $728,200
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POPULATION AND CENSUS DATA
Population[Top]
Area
Year
Time Period
Source
Population
Butte County 2014AnnualCalifornia Dept of Finance223,905
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Measures of Income[Top]
Income Type
Year
Time Period
Income
Population
Per Capita Personal Income - BEA2013Annual$37,150222,090
Total Personal Income - BEA2013Annual$8,250,752222,090
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County-to-County Commute Patterns (US Census Bureau)[Top]
Year
Time Period
Area of Residence
Area of WorkPlace
Number of Workers
2000CensusButte County , CAButte County , CA73,303
2000CensusGlenn County , CAButte County , CA1,774
2000CensusButte County , CASutter County , CA1,202
2000CensusTehama County , CAButte County , CA1,137
2000CensusButte County , CAGlenn County , CA1,067
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JOB OPENINGS & TRAINING PROVIDERS
Job Openings from JobCentral National Labor Exchange[Top]
 
Job Openings

Training Providers in Area[Top]
Provider Name
Provider Type
Location
Sierra Technical InstituteApprenticeship, Business, Career, & Tech SchoolsParadise,CA
School of Alternative HealthcareApprenticeship, Business, Career, & Tech SchoolsChico,CA
Butte County Regional Occupational ProgramSchools with Occupational Programs (ROP)Chico,CA
Oroville Adult SchoolSchools with Occupational Programs (ROP)Oroville,CA
H & R Block Tax Training SchoolApprenticeship, Business, Career, & Tech SchoolsChico,CA
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