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 2021Feb239,600224,30015,3006.4
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Employment by Industry (Not Seasonally Adjusted)[Top]
Year
Time Period
CES
Industry Title
No. of
Employed
2021FebTotal Wage and Salary187,800
2021FebTotal Nonfarm182,200
2021FebTotal Private156,400
2021FebService Providing144,900
2021FebPrivate Service Providing119,100
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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
Psychiatrists20201st Qtr$137.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Pediatricians, General20201st Qtr$117.82$0.00$0.00$0.00
Physicians, All Other; Ophthalmologists, Except Pediatric*20201st Qtr$109.28$76.03$0.00$0.00
Family Medicine Physicians20201st Qtr$103.57$0.00$0.00$0.00
Chief Executives20201st Qtr$94.60$56.09$0.00$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 2019Annual350$56,936,010
Single Family 2019Annual2,077$696,782,526
Total all types construction permits 2019Annual2,427$753,718,536
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Consumer Price Index (US BLS & Calif. DIR)[Top]
AreaConsumer Price Index % Change
Time Period2019Time Period2018
United States Annual255.7Annual251.11.8
California Annual280.6Annual272.53.0
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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
2019AnnualMedian Price of Homes Sold$655,947
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State Revenues by Source[Top]
Tax Type Description
Year
Time Period
Tax Revenue
Alcoholic Beverage Taxes and Fees 2018Annual$377,662
Bank and Corporation (Income) Taxes 2018Annual$14,062,543
Cigarette Tax 2018Annual$2,077,224
Horse Racing (Parimutuel) License Fees 2018Annual$15,490
Estate, Inheritance and Gift Taxes 2018Annual$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
2019AnnualRetail $10,059,482,217
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POPULATION AND CENSUS DATA
Population[Top]
Area
Year
Time Period
Source
Population
Sonoma County 2018AnnualCalifornia Dept of Finance500,499
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Measures of Income[Top]
Income Type
Year
Time Period
Income
Population
Per Capita Personal Income - BEA2018Annual$64,501500,499
Total Personal Income - BEA2018Annual$32,246,609500,499
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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
2015CensusSonoma County , CASonoma County , CA197,589
2015CensusSonoma County , CAMarin County , CA15,863
2015CensusSonoma County , CASan Francisco County , CA6,811
2015CensusSonoma County , CANapa County , CA4,434
2015CensusMarin County , CASonoma County , CA4,387
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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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