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Marin County Profile

 
About this area:
Marin County is bordered on the north and northeast by Sonoma County and on the west by the Pacific Ocean. Linked to San Francisco by the Golden Gate Bridge and to the east bay by the Richmond San Rafael Bridge, it is one of nine counties which significantly contribute to the economy of the San Francisco Bay Area as an urban center. The other eight counties are: Alameda, Contra Costa, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Solano, and Sonoma. Additionally, the county’s rural coastal corridor and inland valleys feature vast acreage in farm production and open space for tourism and recreation.
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
Marin County 2017Aug142,700137,9004,9003.4
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Employment by Industry (Not Seasonally Adjusted)[Top]
Year
Time Period
CES
Industry Title
No. of
Employed
2017AugTotal Wage and Salary117,800
2017AugTotal Nonfarm117,500
2017AugService Providing105,000
2017AugTotal Private101,700
2017AugPrivate Service Providing89,200
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Occupations with Fastest Job Growth (% change)[Top]
OccupationEstimated Year -
Projected Year
Employment
Employment Change
Estimated ProjectedNumberPercent
Sales and Related Workers, All Other2014 - 20241202109075.0
Loan Interviewers and Clerks2014 - 202440703075.0
Web Developers2014 - 20241101908072.7
Woodworkers2014 - 202430502066.7
Solar Photovoltaic Installers2014 - 20241101807063.6
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Data for Marin County is not available. Data for San Rafael MD 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
Chief Executives20171st Qtr$107.54$66.86$0.00$0.00
Family and General Practitioners20171st Qtr$93.85$71.98$0.00$0.00
Lawyers20171st Qtr$93.58$64.05$76.88$0.00
Dentists, General20171st Qtr$92.09$72.60$0.00$0.00
Musicians and Singers20171st Qtr$83.40$28.10$0.00$0.00
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Data for Marin County is not available. Data for San Rafael MD 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 Marin 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$1,189,000
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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 Marin 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
2016AnnualRetail $1,145,702,361
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POPULATION AND CENSUS DATA
Population[Top]
Area
Year
Time Period
Source
Population
Marin County 2016AnnualCalifornia Dept of Finance260,651
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Measures of Income[Top]
Income Type
Year
Time Period
Income
Population
Per Capita Personal Income - BEA2015Annual$35,165261,221
Total Personal Income - BEA2015Annual$28,492,821261,221
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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
2000CensusMarin County , CAMarin County , CA78,681
2000CensusMarin County , CASan Francisco County , CA30,894
2000CensusSonoma County , CAMarin County , CA18,336
2000CensusContra Costa County , CAMarin County , CA6,803
2000CensusSan Francisco County , CAMarin County , CA6,450
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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
John Robert PowersApprenticeship, Business, Career, & Tech SchoolsSacramento,CA
Bay Area Center for Waldorf Teacher TrainingApprenticeship, Business, Career, & Tech SchoolsSausalito,CA
Contractors State License Services - San RafaelApprenticeship, Business, Career, & Tech SchoolsSan Rafael,CA
Marin County Regional Occupational ProgramSchools with Occupational Programs (ROP)San Rafael,CA
University of JudaismOther (incl. religious schools and seminaries)Bel Air,CA
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