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 2019Jun260,600253,3007,2002.8
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Employment by Industry (Not Seasonally Adjusted)[Top]
Year
Time Period
CES
Industry Title
No. of
Employed
2019JunTotal Wage and Salary220,300
2019JunTotal Nonfarm213,300
2019JunTotal Private182,400
2019JunService Providing172,800
2019JunPrivate Service Providing141,900
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Occupations with Fastest Job Growth (% change)[Top]
OccupationEstimated Year -
Projected Year
Employment
Employment Change
Estimated ProjectedNumberPercent
Forest, Conservation, and Logging Workers2016 - 20265010050100.0
Solar Photovoltaic Installers2016 - 2026110220110100.0
Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs2016 - 202656090034060.7
Producers and Directors2016 - 2026901405055.6
Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers2016 - 2026801204050.0
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Projections of Employment by Industry
 
High Wage Occupations[Top]
OccupationYearTime PeriodHourly
Mean
Hourly by Percentile
25thMedian75th
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other20191st Qtr$103.86$72.87$0.00$0.00
Chief Executives20191st Qtr$103.34$62.40$0.00$0.00
Family and General Practitioners20191st Qtr$100.09$78.67$0.00$0.00
Pediatricians, General20191st Qtr$97.98$0.00$0.00$0.00
Advertising and Promotions Managers20191st Qtr$84.12$50.09$63.61$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 2016Annual298$25,978,540
Single Family 2016Annual621$162,207,522
Total all types construction permits 2016Annual919$188,186,062
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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 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[Top]
Year
Time Period
Type
Median Price
2016AnnualMedian Price of Homes Sold$580,000
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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 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
2015AnnualRetail $8,704,968,650
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POPULATION AND CENSUS DATA
Population[Top]
Area
Year
Time Period
Source
Population
Sonoma County 2016AnnualCalifornia Dept of Finance503,070
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Measures of Income[Top]
Income Type
Year
Time Period
Income
Population
Per Capita Personal Income - BEA2015Annual$53,520502,146
Total Personal Income - BEA2015Annual$26,874,652502,146
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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
2010CensusSonoma County , CASonoma County , CA188,435
2010CensusSonoma County , CAMarin County , CA17,457
2010CensusSonoma County , CASan Francisco County , CA6,380
2010CensusMarin County , CASonoma County , CA4,187
2010CensusSonoma County , CANapa County , CA3,941
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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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