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Santa Clara County Profile

 
About this area:
Located south of San Francisco Bay, Santa Clara County is part of one of the state's busiest urban areas-the San Francisco Bay Area. There are nine counties which significantly contribute to the economy of the Bay Area as an urban center: Alameda, Contra Costa, San Mateo, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, Solano, Santa Clara, and Sonoma. Santa Clara shares borders with Santa Cruz and San Mateo counties to the west, Stanislaus and Merced counties to the east, San Benito County to the south, and Alameda County, its neighbor to the north.
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
Santa Clara County 2017Jun1,022,700986,80035,9003.5
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Employment by Industry (Not Seasonally Adjusted)[Top]
Year
Time Period
CES
Industry Title
No. of
Employed
2017JunTotal Wage and Salary1,097,400
2017JunTotal Nonfarm1,090,900
2017JunTotal Private994,000
2017JunService Providing876,000
2017JunPrivate Service Providing779,100
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Data for Santa Clara County is not available. Data for San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara 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
Floral Designers2014 - 2024190410220115.8
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics2014 - 202427043016059.3
Statisticians2014 - 202431049018058.1
Solar Photovoltaic Installers2014 - 202427040013048.1
Mathematical Scientists2014 - 20243,5705,0901,52042.6
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Data for Santa Clara County is not available. Data for San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara 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
Anesthesiologists20171st Qtr$137.67$0.00$0.00$0.00
Obstetricians and Gynecologists20171st Qtr$131.24$0.00$0.00$0.00
Surgeons20171st Qtr$130.18$0.00$0.00$0.00
Psychiatrists20171st Qtr$126.92$0.00$0.00$0.00
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other20171st Qtr$122.90$0.00$0.00$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 Santa Clara 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$1,020,500
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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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Taxable Sales (Calif. Board of Equalization)[Top]
Year
Time Period
Sales Type Description
Sales
2016AnnualRetail $9,680,434,955
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POPULATION AND CENSUS DATA
Population[Top]
Area
Year
Time Period
Source
Population
Santa Clara County 2016AnnualCalifornia Dept of Finance1,919,402
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Measures of Income[Top]
Income Type
Year
Time Period
Income
Population
Per Capita Personal Income - BEA2015Annual$82,7561,918,044
Total Personal Income - BEA2015Annual$158,728,7151,918,044
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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
2000CensusSanta Clara County , CASanta Clara County , CA727,915
2000CensusAlameda County , CASanta Clara County , CA69,669
2000CensusSan Mateo County , CASanta Clara County , CA55,473
2000CensusSanta Clara County , CASan Mateo County , CA40,666
2000CensusSanta Clara County , CAAlameda County , CA37,015
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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
Quick Learning SchoolSchools with Occupational Programs (ROP)San Jose,CA
Maria Montessori Teacher Training CenterSchools with Occupational Programs (ROP)San Jose,CA
East Side Union High School District Adult CenterSchools with Occupational Programs (ROP)San Jose,CA
Santa Clara Adult EducationSchools with Occupational Programs (ROP)Santa Clara,CA
Milpitas Adult EducationSchools with Occupational Programs (ROP)Milpitas,CA
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