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Sonoma County Profile

 
About this area:
Sonoma County is the northernmost of the nine greater San Francisco Bay Area counties. Sonoma and each of the other eight counties (Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Napa, and Solano) significantly contribute to the economy of the Bay Area as an urban center.
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
Sonoma County 2015May259,600248,50011,1004.3
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Employment by Industry (Not Seasonally Adjusted)[Top]
Year
Time Period
CES
Industry Title
No. of
Employed
2015MayTotal Wage and Salary203,200
2015MayTotal Nonfarm196,300
2015MayService Providing164,200
2015MayTotal Private164,000
2015MayPrivate Service Providing131,900
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Occupations with Fastest Job Growth (% change)[Top]
OccupationEstimated Year -
Projected Year
Employment
Employment Change
Estimated ProjectedNumberPercent
Information Security Analysts2012 - 2022701205071.4
Personal Financial Advisors2012 - 202221035014066.7
Brickmasons and Blockmasons2012 - 2022801305062.5
Stonemasons2012 - 202250803060.0
Chemical Technicians2012 - 202250803060.0
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Projections of Employment by Industry
 
High Wage Occupations[Top]
OccupationYearTime PeriodHourly
Mean
Hourly by Percentile
25thMedian75th
Surgeons20141st Qtr$120.22$0.00$0.00$0.00
Internists, General20141st Qtr$119.96$0.00$0.00$0.00
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other20141st Qtr$112.94$0.00$0.00$0.00
Chief Executives20141st Qtr$90.81$61.82$0.00$0.00
Natural Sciences Managers20141st Qtr$90.29$63.61$0.00$0.00
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Data for Sonoma County is not available. Data for Santa Rosa 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 2013Annual591$65,222,158
Single Family 2013Annual453$118,974,589
Total all types construction permits 2013Annual1,046$184,762,747
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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 Sonoma 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$445,000
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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 Sonoma 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 $2,079,662
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POPULATION AND CENSUS DATA
Population[Top]
Area
Year
Time Period
Source
Population
Sonoma County 2014AnnualCalifornia Dept of Finance495,684
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Measures of Income[Top]
Income Type
Year
Time Period
Income
Population
Per Capita Personal Income - BEA2013Annual$50,312495,025
Total Personal Income - BEA2013Annual$24,905,827495,025
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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
2000CensusSonoma County , CASonoma County , CA184,423
2000CensusSonoma County , CAMarin County , CA18,336
2000CensusSonoma County , CASan Francisco County , CA8,192
2000CensusMarin County , CASonoma County , CA3,493
2000CensusSonoma County , CANapa County , CA3,030
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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
Empire CollegeApprenticeship, Business, Career, & Tech SchoolsSanta Rosa,CA
Santa Rosa Junior CollegeCommunity Colleges (two-year school)Santa Rosa,CA
Lytle`s Redwood Empire Beauty CollegeApprenticeship, Business, Career, & Tech SchoolsSanta Rosa,CA
Contractors License CoursesApprenticeship, Business, Career, & Tech SchoolsSanta Rosa,CA
Institute of Integrated Healing ArtsApprenticeship, Business, Career, & Tech SchoolsSonoma,CA
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