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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 2017Apr7,3106,8804405.9
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Employment by Industry (Not Seasonally Adjusted)[Top]
Year
Time Period
CES
Industry Title
No. of
Employed
2017AprTotal Wage and Salary5,090
2017AprTotal Nonfarm5,070
2017AprService Providing4,810
2017AprTotal Private3,170
2017AprPrivate Service Providing2,900
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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
Family and General Practitioners20161st Qtr$121.73$0.00$0.00$0.00
Dentists, General20161st Qtr$92.01$42.80$0.00$0.00
Personal Financial Advisors20161st Qtr$84.19$44.83$49.98$0.00
Computer and Information Systems Managers20161st Qtr$71.41$45.06$69.73$0.00
Nurse Practitioners20161st Qtr$65.13$60.10$65.35$73.20
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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 2013Annual0$0
Single Family 2013Annual24$6,012,245
Total all types construction permits 2013Annual24$6,012,245
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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 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 (DQnews)[Top]
Year
Time Period
Type
Median Price
2014NovMedian Price of Homes Sold$457,255
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Data for Mariposa County is not available. Data for California has been displayed for Median Price of Existing Homes Sold (DQnews)
 
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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Taxable Sales (Calif. Board of Equalization)[Top]
Year
Time Period
Sales Type Description
Sales
2013AnnualRetail $57,581
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POPULATION AND CENSUS DATA
Population[Top]
Area
Year
Time Period
Source
Population
Mariposa County 2014AnnualCalifornia Dept of Finance17,864
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Measures of Income[Top]
Income Type
Year
Time Period
Income
Population
Per Capita Personal Income - BEA2013Annual$38,73117,755
Total Personal Income - BEA2013Annual$687,67017,755
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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
2000CensusMariposa County , CAMariposa County , CA4,810
2000CensusMadera County , CAMariposa County , CA519
2000CensusMariposa County , CAMerced County , CA419
2000CensusMariposa County , CAMadera County , CA402
2000CensusMariposa County , CAStanislaus County , CA311
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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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