Alameda County Profile


 
About this area:
Located on the eastern side of the San Francisco Bay, Alameda County is part of one of the state’s busiest urban areas—the San Francisco Bay Area. There are nine counties that significantly con-tribute to the economy of the Bay Area as an urban center: Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Solano, Napa, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Sonoma and San Francisco. On an economic level, Alameda County interacts closely with Santa Clara, its neighbor to the south, and with San Mateo, across the Bay to the west.
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
Alameda County 2021Oct809,500769,40040,1005.0
More Areas  Historical Data   Get More Info (Data Library)



Employment by Industry (Not Seasonally Adjusted)[Top]
Year
Time Period
CES
Industry Title
No. of
Employed
2021OctTotal Wage and Salary1,115,200
2021OctTotal Nonfarm1,113,500
2021OctTotal Private954,800
2021OctService Providing941,600
2021OctPrivate Service Providing782,900
More  Historical Data   Get More Info (Data Library)

Data for Alameda County is not available. Data for Oakland-Hayward-Berkeley MD has been displayed for Employment by Industry (Not Seasonally Adjusted)
 
Occupations with Fastest Job Growth (% change)[Top]
OccupationEstimated Year -
Projected Year
Employment
Employment Change
Estimated ProjectedNumberPercent
Nurse Practitioners2018 - 20281,0001,45045045.0
Nurse Anesthetists2018 - 20282002808040.0
Dental Lab Technicians2018 - 20282303209039.1
Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs2018 - 20282,1102,91080037.9
Medical Appliance Technicians2018 - 20281101504036.4
More   Get More Info (Data Library)  

Data for Alameda County is not available. Data for Oakland-Hayward-Berkeley MD has been displayed for Occupations with Fastest Job Growth (% change)
 
Data not available for Industry Employment Projections
 
High Wage Occupations[Top]
OccupationYearTime PeriodHourly
Mean
Hourly by Percentile
25thMedian75th
Obstetricians and Gynecologists20211st Qtr$132.10$0.00$0.00$0.00
Psychiatrists20211st Qtr$125.78$0.00$0.00$0.00
Pediatricians, General20211st Qtr$113.65$0.00$0.00$0.00
General Internal Medicine Physicians20211st Qtr$111.77$70.83$0.00$0.00
Advertising and Promotions Managers20211st Qtr$109.30$74.45$0.00$0.00
More   Get More Info (Data Library)

Data for Alameda County is not available. Data for Oakland-Hayward-Berkeley 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 2020Annual2,447$654,011,095
Single Family 2020Annual835$256,671,363
Total all types construction permits 2020Annual3,282$910,682,458
 Historical Data  

Consumer Price Index (US BLS & Calif. DIR)[Top]
AreaConsumer Price Index % Change
Time Period2020Time Period2019
United States Annual258.8Annual255.71.2
California Annual285.3Annual280.61.7
 Historical Data   Get More Info (Data Library)

Data for Alameda 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
2020AnnualMedian Price of Homes Sold$1,027,860
More Areas  Historical Data   Data from the California Association of Realtors

State Revenues by Source[Top]
Tax Type Description
Year
Time Period
Tax Revenue
Alcoholic Beverage Taxes and Fees 2019Annual$382,745
Bank and Corporation (Income) Taxes 2019Annual$14,035,432
Cigarette Tax 2019Annual$1,957,788
Horse Racing (Parimutuel) License Fees 2019Annual$16,013
Estate, Inheritance and Gift Taxes 2019Annual$0
More Areas  Historical Data  

Data for Alameda 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
2020AnnualRetail $31,776,717,949
More Areas  Historical Data  


POPULATION AND CENSUS DATA
Population[Top]
Area
Year
Time Period
Source
Population
Alameda County 2019AnnualCalifornia Dept of Finance1,668,965
More Areas  Historical Data   Get More Info (Data Library)

Measures of Income[Top]
Income Type
Year
Time Period
Income
Population
Per Capita Personal Income - BEA2019Annual$81,1711,668,965
Total Personal Income - BEA2019Annual$135,663,5601,668,965
More Areas  Historical Data   Get More Info (Data Library)

County-to-County Commute Patterns (US Census Bureau)[Top]
Year
Time Period
Area of Residence
Area of WorkPlace
Number of Workers
2015CensusAlameda County , CAAlameda County , CA462,270
2015CensusContra Costa County , CAAlameda County , CA100,160
2015CensusAlameda County , CASan Francisco County , CA92,246
2015CensusAlameda County , CASanta Clara County , CA70,878
2015CensusAlameda County , CAContra Costa County , CA41,010
More  Historical Data  


JOB OPENINGS & TRAINING PROVIDERS
Job Openings from JobCentral National Labor Exchange[Top]
 
Job Openings

Training Providers in Area[Top]
Provider Name
Provider Type
Location
Jesuit School of Theology at BerkeleyOther (incl. religious schools and seminaries)Berkeley,CA
Columbia CollegeUniversity or College (four-year school)Alameda,CA
Albany Adult EducationSchools with Occupational Programs (ROP)Albany,CA
Livermore Adult SchoolSchools with Occupational Programs (ROP)Livermore,CA
Newark Unified School DistrictSchools with Occupational Programs (ROP)Newark,CA
More


Related Links
View Employers By Occupation
View Employers By Industry
Local Area Comparisons