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Mariposa County Profile

 
About this area:
Mariposa County is located in the central Sierra Nevada foothills. Surrounding counties include Merced on the west, Madera on the south, Tuolumne on the north, and Mono on the east. The wide variety of recreational opportunities available in Mariposa make the county one of California’s popular year-round vacation destinations. Mariposa County is home to Yosemite National Park, a primary tourist attraction. Tourism is the county’s main industry and the area’s largest employer; nearly four million people visit Yosemite National Park annually.
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
Mariposa County 2017Oct7,6407,2803604.7
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Employment by Industry (Not Seasonally Adjusted)[Top]
Year
Time Period
CES
Industry Title
No. of
Employed
2017OctTotal Wage and Salary5,380
2017OctTotal Nonfarm5,360
2017OctService Providing5,080
2017OctTotal Private3,230
2017OctPrivate Service Providing2,940
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Occupations with Fastest Job Growth (% change)[Top]
OccupationEstimated Year -
Projected Year
Employment
Employment Change
Estimated ProjectedNumberPercent
Opticians, Dispensing2014 - 202430502066.7
Helpers, Construction Trades2014 - 202430502066.7
Construction and Building Inspectors2014 - 202420301050.0
Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians2014 - 202420301050.0
Helpers, Installation and Repair Workers2014 - 202440602050.0
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Data for Mariposa County is not available. Data for Mother Lode Region has been displayed for Occupations with Fastest Job Growth (% change)
 
Projections of Employment by Industry
 
High Wage Occupations[Top]
OccupationYearTime PeriodHourly
Mean
Hourly by Percentile
25thMedian75th
Psychiatrists20171st Qtr$135.18$0.00$0.00$0.00
Family and General Practitioners20171st Qtr$101.96$37.43$0.00$0.00
Dentists, General20171st Qtr$85.77$41.44$0.00$0.00
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other20171st Qtr$82.98$68.34$74.42$0.00
Computer and Information Systems Managers20171st Qtr$76.21$56.72$72.57$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 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 Mariposa 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$502,274
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Data for Mariposa County is not available. Data for California has been displayed for Median Price of Existing Homes Sold
 
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 $197,140,109
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POPULATION AND CENSUS DATA
Population[Top]
Area
Year
Time Period
Source
Population
Mariposa County 2016AnnualCalifornia Dept of Finance17,410
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Measures of Income[Top]
Income Type
Year
Time Period
Income
Population
Per Capita Personal Income - BEA2015Annual$109,07617,531
Total Personal Income - BEA2015Annual$807,63417,531
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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
2010CensusMariposa County , CAMariposa County , CA4,982
2010CensusMadera County , CAMariposa County , CA634
2010CensusMariposa County , CAMerced County , CA521
2010CensusMariposa County , CAMadera County , CA336
2010CensusMariposa County , CATuolumne County , CA296
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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
Aherns Massage Therapy SchoolApprenticeship, Business, Career, & Tech SchoolsMariposa,CA
Mariposa County High School Regional OccSchools with Occupational Programs (ROP)Mariposa,CA
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