Butte County Profile

 
About this area:
Butte County is located in the northern portion of the Sacramento Valley. Surrounding counties include Plumas to the northeast, Tehama to the northwest, and Glenn to the west, with Sutter, Yuba, and Colusa counties bordering to the south. Major transportation routes in the county include highways 99 and 70. Butte County is also home to a municipal airport and two railroad lines, which provide both freight and passenger services.
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
Butte County 2020Jun95,10083,60011,50012.1
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Employment by Industry (Not Seasonally Adjusted)[Top]
Year
Time Period
CES
Industry Title
No. of
Employed
2020JunTotal Wage and Salary75,700
2020JunTotal Nonfarm73,500
2020JunService Providing65,100
2020JunTotal Private59,600
2020JunPrivate Service Providing51,200
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Occupations with Fastest Job Growth (% change)[Top]
OccupationEstimated Year -
Projected Year
Employment
Employment Change
Estimated ProjectedNumberPercent
Nonfarm Animal Caretakers2016 - 202650803060.0
Veterinary Technologists and Technicians2016 - 202640602050.0
Animal Care and Service Workers2016 - 2026701003042.9
Self-Enrichment Education Teachers2016 - 202650702040.0
Nurse Practitioners2016 - 20261101504036.4
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Projections of Employment by Industry
 
High Wage Occupations[Top]
OccupationYearTime PeriodHourly
Mean
Hourly by Percentile
25thMedian75th
Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates20201st Qtr$93.13$0.00$0.00$0.00
Dentists, General20201st Qtr$85.72$31.84$79.43$0.00
Chief Executives20201st Qtr$80.53$55.76$75.80$0.00
Architectural and Engineering Managers20201st Qtr$73.00$55.46$63.26$0.00
Public Relations Managers20201st Qtr$72.42$42.21$64.62$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 2018Annual108$12,499,351
Single Family 2018Annual569$121,979,677
Total all types construction permits 2018Annual677$134,479,028
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Consumer Price Index (US BLS & Calif. DIR)[Top]
AreaConsumer Price Index % Change
Time Period2018Time Period2017
United States Annual251.1Annual245.12.4
California Annual272.5Annual262.83.7
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Data for Butte 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$278,000
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State Revenues by Source[Top]
Tax Type Description
Year
Time Period
Tax Revenue
Alcoholic Beverage Taxes and Fees 2017Annual$376,059
Bank and Corporation (Income) Taxes 2017Annual$12,156,145
Cigarette Tax 2017Annual$2,145,003
Horse Racing (Parimutuel) License Fees 2017Annual$15,060
Estate, Inheritance and Gift Taxes 2017Annual$0
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Taxable Sales (Calif. Board of Equalization)[Top]
Year
Time Period
Sales Type Description
Sales
2018AnnualRetail $3,505,413,738
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POPULATION AND CENSUS DATA
Population[Top]
Area
Year
Time Period
Source
Population
Butte County 2017AnnualCalifornia Dept of Finance226,661
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Measures of Income[Top]
Income Type
Year
Time Period
Income
Population
Per Capita Personal Income - BEA2017Annual$43,287226,661
Total Personal Income - BEA2017Annual$9,925,515226,661
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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
2015CensusButte County , CAButte County , CA79,201
2015CensusGlenn County , CAButte County , CA1,862
2015CensusTehama County , CAButte County , CA1,565
2015CensusSutter County , CAButte County , CA1,458
2015CensusButte County , CASutter County , CA1,330
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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
Sierra Technical InstituteApprenticeship, Business, Career, & Tech SchoolsParadise,CA
School of Alternative HealthcareApprenticeship, Business, Career, & Tech SchoolsChico,CA
Butte County Regional Occupational ProgramSchools with Occupational Programs (ROP)Chico,CA
Oroville Adult SchoolSchools with Occupational Programs (ROP)Oroville,CA
H & R Block Tax Training SchoolApprenticeship, Business, Career, & Tech SchoolsChico,CA
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