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 2021Mar804,600752,50052,1006.5
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Employment by Industry (Not Seasonally Adjusted)[Top]
Year
Time Period
CES
Industry Title
No. of
Employed
2021MarTotal Wage and Salary1,087,500
2021MarTotal Nonfarm1,086,200
2021MarTotal Private923,100
2021MarService Providing912,600
2021MarPrivate Service Providing749,500
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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
Solar Photovoltaic Installers2016 - 20261,0602,3401,280120.8
Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters2016 - 202657086029050.9
Nurse Anesthetists2016 - 20261902809047.4
Nurse Practitioners2016 - 20269201,36044047.8
Pile-Driver Operators2016 - 20261301906046.2
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High Wage Occupations[Top]
OccupationYearTime PeriodHourly
Mean
Hourly by Percentile
25thMedian75th
Psychiatrists20201st Qtr$125.64$0.00$0.00$0.00
Nurse Anesthetists20201st Qtr$124.68$0.00$0.00$0.00
Pediatricians, General20201st Qtr$109.35$0.00$0.00$0.00
Chief Executives20201st Qtr$108.75$74.64$0.00$0.00
Surgeons, Except Ophthalmologists*20201st Qtr$99.87$52.44$0.00$0.00
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ECONOMIC INDICATORS
Building Permits (US Census Bureau)[Top]
Type of Permit
Year
Time Period
No. of Permits
Total Costs
Multi-Family 2019Annual4,253$803,742,997
Single Family 2019Annual1,706$553,939,888
Total all types construction permits 2019Annual5,959$1,357,682,885
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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 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
2019AnnualMedian Price of Homes Sold$914,227
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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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Taxable Sales (Calif. Board of Equalization)[Top]
Year
Time Period
Sales Type Description
Sales
2019AnnualRetail $35,040,749,099
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POPULATION AND CENSUS DATA
Population[Top]
Area
Year
Time Period
Source
Population
Alameda County 2018AnnualCalifornia Dept of Finance1,662,730
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Measures of Income[Top]
Income Type
Year
Time Period
Income
Population
Per Capita Personal Income - BEA2018Annual$76,6441,662,730
Total Personal Income - BEA2018Annual$127,746,4331,662,730
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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
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
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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
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
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