Skip to Main Content
Employment Development Department
Employment Development Department
Sacramento County Profile

 
About this area:
Sacramento is located in the heart of the state’s Central Valley. The county is bordered by Contra Costa and San Joaquin to the south, El Dorado and Amador to the east, Placer and Sutter to the north, and Yolo and Solano to the west.
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
Sacramento County 2017Sep708,500675,30033,1004.7
More AreasHistorical DataGet More Info (Data Library)



Employment by Industry (Not Seasonally Adjusted)[Top]
Year
Time Period
CES
Industry Title
No. of
Employed
2017SepTotal Wage and Salary980,300
2017SepTotal Nonfarm970,700
2017SepService Providing879,400
2017SepTotal Private735,300
2017SepPrivate Service Providing644,000
MoreHistorical DataGet More Info (Data Library)

Data for Sacramento 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
MoreGet More Info (Data Library)

Data for Sacramento 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
More   Get More Info (Data Library)

Data for Sacramento 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
 Historical Data

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
 Historical DataGet More Info (Data Library)

Data for Sacramento 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$315,000
More AreasHistorical DataData from the California Association of Realtors

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
More AreasHistorical Data

Data for Sacramento 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 $22,043,195,942
More AreasHistorical Data


POPULATION AND CENSUS DATA
Population[Top]
Area
Year
Time Period
Source
Population
Sacramento County 2016AnnualCalifornia Dept of Finance1,514,460
More AreasHistorical DataGet More Info (Data Library)

Measures of Income[Top]
Income Type
Year
Time Period
Income
Population
Per Capita Personal Income - BEA2015Annual$46,5391,501,335
Total Personal Income - BEA2015Annual$69,870,4821,501,335
More AreasHistorical DataGet More Info (Data Library)

County-to-County Commute Patterns (US Census Bureau)[Top]
Year
Time Period
Area of Residence
Area of WorkPlace
Number of Workers
2010CensusSacramento County , CASacramento County , CA502,114
2010CensusPlacer County , CASacramento County , CA43,598
2010CensusSacramento County , CAPlacer County , CA34,539
2010CensusSacramento County , CAYolo County , CA29,095
2010CensusEl Dorado County , CASacramento County , CA23,560
MoreHistorical Data


JOB OPENINGS & TRAINING PROVIDERS
Job Openings from JobCentral National Labor Exchange[Top]
 
Job Openings

Training Providers in Area[Top]
Provider Name
Provider Type
Location
Sacramento Valley Sheet Metal Workers Apprenticeship &TrainingApprenticeship, Business, Career, & Tech SchoolsSacramento,CA
Dolphin Scuba CenterOther (incl. religious schools and seminaries)Sacramento,CA
The Union Institute and UniversityUniversity or College (four-year school)Sacramento,CA
Executive FlyersSchools with Occupational Programs (ROP)Sacramento,CA
Elite Progressive School of CosmetologyApprenticeship, Business, Career, & Tech SchoolsSacramento,CA
More


Related Links
View Employers By Occupation
View Employers By Industry
Local Area Comparisons