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Imperial County Profile

 
About this area:
Imperial County is located in the southeast corner of California. Surrounding counties include San Diego on the west and Riverside to the north. The Colorado River forms the eastern boundary of Imperial and the Arizona-California border. Imperial’s southern border is shared with Mexico. The major east-west thoroughfare is Inter-state 8, which begins in San Diego and travels east to Arizona; state routes 78 and 111 also figure importantly in the county’s transportation system.
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
Imperial County 2017Aug76,10057,20018,90024.9
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Employment by Industry (Not Seasonally Adjusted)[Top]
Year
Time Period
CES
Industry Title
No. of
Employed
2017AugTotal Wage and Salary61,400
2017AugTotal Nonfarm51,600
2017AugService Providing48,500
2017AugTotal Private33,800
2017AugPrivate Service Providing30,700
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Occupations with Fastest Job Growth (% change)[Top]
OccupationEstimated Year -
Projected Year
Employment
Employment Change
Estimated ProjectedNumberPercent
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists2014 - 2024409050125.0
Personal Appearance Workers2014 - 20246012060100.0
Team Assemblers2014 - 202450904080.0
Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians2014 - 202430502066.7
Occupational/Physical Therapist Assistants/Aides2014 - 202450803060.0
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Projections of Employment by Industry
 
High Wage Occupations[Top]
OccupationYearTime PeriodHourly
Mean
Hourly by Percentile
25thMedian75th
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other20171st Qtr$128.08$0.00$0.00$0.00
Family and General Practitioners20171st Qtr$112.31$0.00$0.00$0.00
Pediatricians, General20171st Qtr$106.66$0.00$0.00$0.00
Obstetricians and Gynecologists20171st Qtr$97.42$0.00$0.00$0.00
Psychiatrists20171st Qtr$91.58$61.12$76.56$0.00
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Data for Imperial County is not available. Data for El Centro 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
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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 Imperial 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$199,500
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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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Data for Imperial 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 $2,652,906,072
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POPULATION AND CENSUS DATA
Population[Top]
Area
Year
Time Period
Source
Population
Imperial County 2016AnnualCalifornia Dept of Finance180,883
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Measures of Income[Top]
Income Type
Year
Time Period
Income
Population
Per Capita Personal Income - BEA2015Annual$33,584180,191
Total Personal Income - BEA2015Annual$6,051,569180,191
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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
2010CensusImperial County , CAImperial County , CA51,171
2010CensusImperial County , CARiverside County , CA1,231
2010CensusYuma County , AZImperial County , CA1,066
2010CensusImperial County , CASan Diego County , CA961
2010CensusSan Diego County , CAImperial County , CA792
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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
Robert Morales Adult Education CenterSchools with Occupational Programs (ROP)Calexico,CA
E R A School of Real EstateApprenticeship, Business, Career, & Tech SchoolsEl Centro,CA
Center for Employment Training (CET)Apprenticeship, Business, Career, & Tech SchoolsEl Centro,CA
H & R Block Income Tax School - BrawleyApprenticeship, Business, Career, & Tech SchoolsBrawley,CA
San Diego State University Imperial ValleyUniversity or College (four-year school)Calexico,CA
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