El Dorado County Profile


 
About this area:
El Dorado is located in the central Sierra Nevada Mountains, east of Sacramento. Surrounding counties include Placer to the north, Amador and Alpine to the south, and Sacramento to the west; El Dorado’s eastern boundary is shared with the state of Nevada. Considered one of the most diversified recreational areas in California, the El Dorado National Forest is one of the most heavily used wilderness areas in the nation. The Sierra Nevada Mountains, the north fork of the American River and Lake Tahoe are just some of the natural attractions. Not surprisingly, the county economy is heavily dependent on recreation and tourism.
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
El Dorado County 2021Oct92,00087,7004,3004.7
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Employment by Industry (Not Seasonally Adjusted)[Top]
Year
Time Period
CES
Industry Title
No. of
Employed
2021OctTotal Wage and Salary1,018,000
2021OctTotal Nonfarm1,008,300
2021OctService Providing890,500
2021OctTotal Private768,300
2021OctPrivate Service Providing650,500
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Data for El Dorado County is not available. Data for Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade MSA 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 Installers2018 - 202817028011064.7
Nurse Anesthetists2018 - 20281201705041.7
Occupational Therapy Assistants2018 - 20281802507038.9
Physician Assistants2018 - 202872098026036.1
Nurse Practitioners2018 - 20288401,13029034.5
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Data not available for Industry Employment Projections
 
High Wage Occupations[Top]
OccupationYearTime PeriodHourly
Mean
Hourly by Percentile
25thMedian75th
Family Medicine Physicians20211st Qtr$134.18$0.00$0.00$0.00
Physicians, All Other; Ophthalmologists, Except Pediatric*20211st Qtr$127.71$0.00$0.00$0.00
General Internal Medicine Physicians20211st Qtr$118.38$0.00$0.00$0.00
Pediatricians, General20211st Qtr$109.71$74.15$0.00$0.00
Psychiatrists20211st Qtr$109.00$68.48$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 2020Annual2$150,000
Single Family 2020Annual617$214,268,816
Total all types construction permits 2020Annual619$214,418,816
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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
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Data for El Dorado 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$536,675
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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
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Taxable Sales (Calif. Board of Equalization)[Top]
Year
Time Period
Sales Type Description
Sales
2020AnnualRetail $2,707,395,111
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POPULATION AND CENSUS DATA
Population[Top]
Area
Year
Time Period
Source
Population
El Dorado County 2019AnnualCalifornia Dept of Finance188,818
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Measures of Income[Top]
Income Type
Year
Time Period
Income
Population
Per Capita Personal Income - BEA2019Annual$69,895188,818
Total Personal Income - BEA2019Annual$13,478,795188,818
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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
2015CensusEl Dorado County , CAEl Dorado County , CA43,057
2015CensusEl Dorado County , CASacramento County , CA21,424
2015CensusSacramento County , CAEl Dorado County , CA8,155
2015CensusEl Dorado County , CAPlacer County , CA3,788
2015CensusEl Dorado County , CADouglas County , NV3,014
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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
Gateways College of Naturopathy and Natural TherapiesApprenticeship, Business, Career, & Tech SchoolsShingle Springs,CA
Central Sierra Regional Occupational ProgramSchools with Occupational Programs (ROP)Placerville,CA
Chapman UniversityUniversity or College (four-year school)Folsom,CA
Cosumnes River College - El Dorado CenterCommunity Colleges (two-year school)Placerville,CA
Lake Tahoe Community CollegeCommunity Colleges (two-year school)South Lake Tahoe,CA
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