Sample 1 - State of California

Contra Costa County Profile


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About this area:
Contra Costa County belongs to one of California’s busiest urban centers—the San Francisco Bay Area. There are nine counties contributing to the economy of the Bay Area: Contra Costa, Alameda, Marin, Napa, Santa Clara, San Francisco, San Mateo, Solano and Sonoma. While there is a tremendous amount of growth and development in Contra Costa County, much of the land is still rural, providing many recreational opportunities. The western and northern area shorelines are highly industrialized, while the interior sections are residential, commercial and light industrial.
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
Contra Costa County 2014Dec544,300516,40027,9005.1
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Employment by Industry (Not Seasonally Adjusted)[Top]
Year
Time Period
CES
Industry Title
No. of
Employed
2014DecTotal Wage and Salary1,077,800
2014DecTotal Nonfarm1,076,500
2014DecService Providing936,500
2014DecTotal Private909,200
2014DecPrivate Service Providing769,200
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Data for Contra Costa County is not available. Data for Oakland-Hayward-Berkeley Metro Div 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
Pipelayers2012 - 202250087037074.0
Economists2012 - 202223036013056.5
Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists2012 - 20221201806050.0
Numerical Tool and Process Control Programmers2012 - 20221402107050.0
Brickmasons and Blockmasons2012 - 202256083027048.2
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Data for Contra Costa County is not available. Data for Oakland-Hayward-Berkeley Metro Div 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
Psychiatrists20141st Qtr$111.66$0.00$0.00$0.00
Internists, General20141st Qtr$105.25$76.49$0.00$0.00
Surgeons20141st Qtr$104.57$67.42$0.00$0.00
Obstetricians and Gynecologists20141st Qtr$98.37$58.16$0.00$0.00
Family and General Practitioners20141st Qtr$98.03$76.18$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 2013Annual218$40,020,638
Single Family 2013Annual1,681$419,755,720
Total all types construction permits 2013Annual1,899$459,776,358
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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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Median Price of Existing Homes Sold (DQnews)[Top]
Year
Time Period
Type
Median Price
2014NovMedian Price of Homes Sold$437,000
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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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Taxable Sales (Calif. Board of Equalization)[Top]
Year
Time Period
Sales Type Description
Sales
2013AnnualRetail $3,616,331
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POPULATION AND CENSUS DATA
Population[Top]
Area
Year
Time Period
Source
Population
Contra Costa County 2014AnnualCalifornia Dept of Finance1,096,637
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Measures of Income[Top]
Income Type
Year
Time Period
Income
Population
Per Capita Personal Income - BEA2013Annual$63,4031,094,205
Total Personal Income - BEA2013Annual$69,375,8801,094,205
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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
2000CensusContra Costa County , CAContra Costa County , CA254,749
2000CensusContra Costa County , CAAlameda County , CA95,938
2000CensusContra Costa County , CASan Francisco County , CA49,525
2000CensusAlameda County , CAContra Costa County , CA35,517
2000CensusSolano County , CAContra Costa County , CA22,018
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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
Martinez Adult EducationSchools with Occupational Programs (ROP)Martinez,CA
Montessori Teacher Training CenterApprenticeship, Business, Career, & Tech SchoolsMountain View,CA
Contractors State License Services - ConcordApprenticeship, Business, Career, & Tech SchoolsConcord,CA
Contra Costa County ROPSchools with Occupational Programs (ROP)Pleasant Hill,CA
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Mountain ViewUniversity or College (four-year school)Mountain View,CA
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