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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 2017Aug103,40096,9006,6006.3
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Employment by Industry (Not Seasonally Adjusted)[Top]
Year
Time Period
CES
Industry Title
No. of
Employed
2017AugTotal Wage and Salary85,200
2017AugTotal Nonfarm81,900
2017AugService Providing72,600
2017AugTotal Private67,800
2017AugPrivate Service Providing58,500
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Occupations with Fastest Job Growth (% change)[Top]
OccupationEstimated Year -
Projected Year
Employment
Employment Change
Estimated ProjectedNumberPercent
Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists*2014 - 20241502409060.0
Home Health Aides2014 - 202431048017054.8
Other Transportation Workers2014 - 2024901405055.6
Roofers2014 - 20241101706054.5
Sales and Related Workers, All Other2014 - 202430046016053.3
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Projections of Employment by Industry
 
High Wage Occupations[Top]
OccupationYearTime PeriodHourly
Mean
Hourly by Percentile
25thMedian75th
Family and General Practitioners20171st Qtr$126.15$0.00$0.00$0.00
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other20171st Qtr$120.65$0.00$0.00$0.00
Pediatricians, General20171st Qtr$102.69$77.02$0.00$0.00
Chief Executives20171st Qtr$94.03$57.89$0.00$0.00
Pharmacists20171st Qtr$72.16$68.41$73.15$77.89
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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 2016AnnualN/AN/A
Single Family 2016AnnualN/AN/A
Total all types construction permits 2016AnnualN/AN/A
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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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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[Top]
Year
Time Period
Type
Median Price
2016AnnualMedian Price of Homes Sold$278,000
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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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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
2015AnnualRetail $3,109,003,987
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POPULATION AND CENSUS DATA
Population[Top]
Area
Year
Time Period
Source
Population
Butte County 2016AnnualCalifornia Dept of Finance226,864
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Measures of Income[Top]
Income Type
Year
Time Period
Income
Population
Per Capita Personal Income - BEA2015Annual$39,971225,411
Total Personal Income - BEA2015Annual$9,009,925225,411
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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
2010CensusButte County , CAButte County , CA78,154
2010CensusGlenn County , CAButte County , CA1,674
2010CensusTehama County , CAButte County , CA1,601
2010CensusSutter County , CAButte County , CA1,361
2010CensusButte County , CASutter County , CA1,359
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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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