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Riverside County Profile

 
About this area:
Riverside and San Bernardino counties comprise what is commonly known as the Inland Empire, one of the fastest growing metropolitan areas in the nation. Riverside is bordered by San Bernardino County to the north, Orange County to the west, San Diego and Imperial counties to the south and the state of Arizona to the east.
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
Riverside County 2015Apr1,016,600953,30063,3006.2
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Employment by Industry (Not Seasonally Adjusted)[Top]
Year
Time Period
CES
Industry Title
No. of
Employed
2015AprTotal Wage and Salary1,345,500
2015AprTotal Nonfarm1,330,900
2015AprService Providing1,158,300
2015AprTotal Private1,095,600
2015AprPrivate Service Providing923,000
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Data for Riverside County is not available. Data for Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario 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
Brickmasons and Blockmasons2012 - 20227101,420710100.0
Helpers, Brickmasons and Tile Setters2012 - 202246089043093.5
Helpers, Construction Trades2012 - 20221,8203,0301,21066.5
Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers2012 - 202248080032066.7
Helpers, Electricians2012 - 202223038015065.2
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Data for Riverside County is not available. Data for Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario 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
Obstetricians and Gynecologists20141st Qtr$113.16$0.00$0.00$0.00
Surgeons20141st Qtr$108.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates20141st Qtr$101.76$0.00$0.00$0.00
Family and General Practitioners20141st Qtr$100.71$75.78$0.00$0.00
Chief Executives20141st Qtr$92.07$62.41$0.00$0.00
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Data for Riverside County is not available. Data for Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario 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 2013Annual1,492$144,206,169
Single Family 2013Annual4,323$1,069,309,549
Total all types construction permits 2013Annual5,815$1,213,515,718
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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 Riverside 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$305,000
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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 Riverside 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 $7,243,655
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POPULATION AND CENSUS DATA
Population[Top]
Area
Year
Time Period
Source
Population
Riverside County 2014AnnualCalifornia Dept of Finance2,295,298
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Measures of Income[Top]
Income Type
Year
Time Period
Income
Population
Per Capita Personal Income - BEA2013Annual$33,2782,292,507
Total Personal Income - BEA2013Annual$76,289,4772,292,507
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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
2000CensusRiverside County , CARiverside County , CA417,137
2000CensusRiverside County , CASan Bernardino County , CA60,412
2000CensusSan Bernardino County , CARiverside County , CA52,016
2000CensusRiverside County , CAOrange County , CA51,609
2000CensusRiverside County , CALos Angeles County , CA36,802
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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
National Bartenders SchoolApprenticeship, Business, Career, & Tech SchoolsRiverside,CA
International Association of Past Life TherapiesOther (incl. religious schools and seminaries)Studio City,CA
University of California, Riverside ExtensionUniversity or College (four-year school)Riverside,CA
E Z SuccessOther (incl. religious schools and seminaries)Calimesa,CA
Calvary Chapel Bible CollegeOther (incl. religious schools and seminaries)Murrietta,CA
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