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Placer County Profile

 
About this area:
Located in northern California, easily accessible on Interstate 80, Placer is one hundred miles northeast of San Francisco. Its eastern border is twenty miles west of Reno. Surrounding counties include Nevada County to the north, Sacramento and El Dorado counties to the south, and Sutter and Yuba counties to the west. The state of Nevada borders Placer County to the east. The geography of the county encompasses the grasslands of Gold Country, the snow-capped Sierra Nevada Mountain Range, and numerous rivers, lakes, state and national parks, and ski resorts.
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
Placer County 2017Jul181,200173,1008,1004.5
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Employment by Industry (Not Seasonally Adjusted)[Top]
Year
Time Period
CES
Industry Title
No. of
Employed
2017JulTotal Wage and Salary977,100
2017JulTotal Nonfarm966,400
2017JulService Providing874,200
2017JulTotal Private739,000
2017JulPrivate Service Providing646,800
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Data for Placer County is not available. Data for Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade MSA has been displayed for Employment by Industry (Not Seasonally Adjusted)
 
Occupations with Fastest Job Growth (% change)[Top]
OccupationEstimated Year -
Projected Year
Employment
Employment Change
Estimated ProjectedNumberPercent
Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers2014 - 202431053022071.0
Helpers, Brickmasons and Tile Setters2014 - 202441068027065.9
Brickmasons and Blockmasons2014 - 202448078030062.5
Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles2014 - 202418029011061.1
Roofers2014 - 20241,1601,84068058.6
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Data for Placer County is not available. Data for Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade MSA 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$135.75$0.00$0.00$0.00
Surgeons20171st Qtr$128.38$0.00$0.00$0.00
Dentists, All Other Specialists20171st Qtr$125.69$0.00$0.00$0.00
Obstetricians and Gynecologists20171st Qtr$122.91$0.00$0.00$0.00
Internists, General20171st Qtr$112.64$0.00$0.00$0.00
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Data for Placer County is not available. Data for Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade 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 Placer 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$426,000
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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 Placer 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
2016AnnualRetail $2,032,969,422
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POPULATION AND CENSUS DATA
Population[Top]
Area
Year
Time Period
Source
Population
Placer County 2016AnnualCalifornia Dept of Finance380,531
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Measures of Income[Top]
Income Type
Year
Time Period
Income
Population
Per Capita Personal Income - BEA2015Annual$57,696375,391
Total Personal Income - BEA2015Annual$21,658,527375,391
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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
2000CensusPlacer County , CAPlacer County , CA69,554
2000CensusPlacer County , CASacramento County , CA35,458
2000CensusSacramento County , CAPlacer County , CA29,788
2000CensusNevada County , CAPlacer County , CA5,215
2000CensusEl Dorado County , CAPlacer County , CA3,663
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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
California Motel TrainingApprenticeship, Business, Career, & Tech SchoolsRoseville,CA
Western Placer School for AdultsSchools with Occupational Programs (ROP)Lincoln,CA
Sierra College - Rocklin CampusCommunity Colleges (two-year school)Rocklin,CA
Roseville Adult SchoolSchools with Occupational Programs (ROP)Roseville,CA
Weimar CollegeCommunity Colleges (two-year school)Weimar,CA
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