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LMI for Santa Maria-Santa Barbara MSA, California

The files listed below are for the Santa Maria-Santa Barbara Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA), California, which is comprised of Santa Barbara County. Questions about these data and the local area economy may be addressed by contacting a local Labor Market Consultant.

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MSA Definition

Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSA) is a geographical area with a population of 50,000 or more, plus adjacent territory that has a high degree of social and economic integration with the core as measured by commuting ties. Visit MSA Definition for more information.

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Unemployment Rates and Labor Force

Santa Maria-Santa Barbara Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) (Santa Barbara County):

Additional Unemployment Rates and Labor Force Information:

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Industry Employment Data

The EDDs Labor Market Information Division provides an overview of the Industry Employment Data in
Santa Maria-Santa Barbara Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) (Santa Barbara County).

(Downloadable Excel Files)

Use the Industry Employment - Official Monthly Estimates (or CES) tool to search data.

Employment Projections by Industry:
Projections of Employment estimate the changes in industry and occupational employment over time resulting from industry growth, technological change, and other factors. California produces long-term (10 year) projections of employment every 2 years for the State and local areas. Statewide short-term (2 year) projections are revised annually.

Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages (Based on NAICS Classification):

Agricultural Employment in California is produced monthly for California and six regions in the state. Santa Barbara County is in the South Coast Region.

Additional Industry Data

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Occupational Data

Find occupational data for Kern County on wages, projections of employment by occupation, and other occupational resources.

Occupational Wages:

Projections of Employment by Occupation:

Additional Occupational Data Resources

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Economic Indicator Resources

Resources and tools available for data relating to economic indicating factors for Santa Barbara County.

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Data for Affirmative Action/EEO Plans

The Data for Affirmative Action/EEO Plans page provides information for the 2000 Census population, labor force data, and summary occupational information for use in developing affirmative action programs, also known as Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO).

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WIA Planning Information Packet

The Workforce Information Act (WIA) Planning Information Packets were developed to aid local organizations in identifying the needs of target groups in order to make appropriate resource allocations for employment and training activities.

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Population Data Resources

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