Madera County Profile


 
About this area:
Centrally located, Madera is bordered by Mariposa and Merced to the north, Fresno to the south, and Mono to the east. The county combines the high, rugged country of the Sierra Nevada Mountains and the farming and industrial land of the valley floor below. Most of its industrial and residential activity is positioned along Highway 99, the area’s primary transportation route, which provides a north-south corridor through the county.
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
Madera County 2022Oct61,70058,3003,4005.5
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Employment by Industry (Not Seasonally Adjusted)[Top]
Year
Time Period
CES
Industry Title
No. of
Employed
2022OctTotal Wage and Salary53,600
2022OctTotal Nonfarm42,200
2022OctService Providing36,500
2022OctTotal Private30,500
2022OctPrivate Service Providing24,800
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Occupations with Fastest Job Growth (% change)[Top]
OccupationEstimated Year -
Projected Year
Employment
Employment Change
Estimated ProjectedNumberPercent
Security Guards2018 - 20281702609052.9
Physician Assistants2018 - 202840602050.0
Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists*2018 - 202840602050.0
Urban and Regional Planners2018 - 202840602050.0
Woodworking Machine Workers, Except Sawing2018 - 202840602050.0
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Projections of Employment by Industry
 
High Wage Occupations[Top]
OccupationYearTime PeriodHourly
Mean
Hourly by Percentile
25thMedian75th
Family Medicine Physicians20221st Qtr$143.03$0.00$0.00$0.00
Chief Executives20221st Qtr$102.78$54.00$0.00$0.00
Dentists, General20221st Qtr$91.58$49.20$0.00$0.00
Police and Detective Supervisors20221st Qtr$78.28$67.62$0.00$0.00
Pharmacists20221st Qtr$74.46$65.17$75.90$0.00
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Data for Madera County is not available. Data for Madera 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 2021Annual0$0
Single Family 2021Annual1,066$274,438,359
Total all types construction permits 2021Annual1,066$274,438,359
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Consumer Price Index (US BLS & Calif. DIR)[Top]
AreaConsumer Price Index % Change
Time Period2021Time Period2020
United States Annual271.0Annual258.84.7
California Annual297.4Annual285.34.2
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Data for Madera 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
2021AnnualMedian Price of Homes Sold$370,000
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State Revenues by Source[Top]
Tax Type Description
Year
Time Period
Tax Revenue
Alcoholic Beverage Taxes and Fees 2020Annual$414,634
Bank and Corporation (Income) Taxes 2020Annual$22,792,840
Cigarette Tax 2020Annual$1,961,686
Horse Racing (Parimutuel) License Fees 2020Annual$19,090
Estate, Inheritance and Gift Taxes 2020Annual$0
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Taxable Sales (Calif. Board of Equalization)[Top]
Year
Time Period
Sales Type Description
Sales
2021AnnualRetail $2,372,968,232
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POPULATION AND CENSUS DATA
Population[Top]
Area
Year
Time Period
Source
Population
Madera County 2020AnnualCalifornia Dept of Finance156,519
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Measures of Income[Top]
Income Type
Year
Time Period
Income
Population
Per Capita Personal Income - BEA2020Annual$44,532156,519
Total Personal Income - BEA2020Annual$7,025,353156,519
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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
2015CensusMadera County , CAMadera County , CA30,551
2015CensusFresno County , CAMadera County , CA10,446
2015CensusMadera County , CAFresno County , CA9,859
2015CensusMerced County , CAMadera County , CA1,667
2015CensusMadera County , CAMerced County , CA1,425
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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
Madera Adult SchoolSchools with Occupational Programs (ROP)Madera,CA
Madera Beauty College Inc.Apprenticeship, Business, Career, & Tech SchoolsFresno,CA
Emerson Theological InstituteOther (incl. religious schools and seminaries)Oakhurst,CA
State Center Community College DistrictCommunity Colleges (two-year school)Madera,CA
State Center Community College DistrictCommunity Colleges (two-year school)Oakhurst,CA
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