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 2020Aug61,80055,6006,20010.0
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Employment by Industry (Not Seasonally Adjusted)[Top]
Year
Time Period
CES
Industry Title
No. of
Employed
2020AugTotal Wage and Salary51,000
2020AugTotal Nonfarm38,300
2020AugService Providing33,000
2020AugTotal Private27,500
2020AugPrivate Service Providing22,200
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Occupations with Fastest Job Growth (% change)[Top]
OccupationEstimated Year -
Projected Year
Employment
Employment Change
Estimated ProjectedNumberPercent
Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs2016 - 2026409050125.0
Woodworkers2016 - 202630502066.7
Painters, Construction and Maintenance2016 - 20261202008066.7
Helpers, Construction Trades2016 - 202640602050.0
Personal Care Aides2016 - 20261,7102,45074043.3
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Projections of Employment by Industry
 
High Wage Occupations[Top]
OccupationYearTime PeriodHourly
Mean
Hourly by Percentile
25thMedian75th
Dentists, General20201st Qtr$103.29$67.06$0.00$0.00
Chief Executives20201st Qtr$88.37$51.41$66.89$0.00
Pharmacists20201st Qtr$76.73$68.70$76.38$0.00
Computer and Information Systems Managers20201st Qtr$68.57$55.72$69.86$79.85
Physician Assistants20201st Qtr$66.15$59.46$67.12$73.91
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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 2019Annual0$0
Single Family 2019Annual644$164,138,949
Total all types construction permits 2019Annual644$164,138,949
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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 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
2016AnnualMedian Price of Homes Sold$228,000
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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 $1,764,262,471
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POPULATION AND CENSUS DATA
Population[Top]
Area
Year
Time Period
Source
Population
Madera County 2017AnnualCalifornia Dept of Finance156,915
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Measures of Income[Top]
Income Type
Year
Time Period
Income
Population
Per Capita Personal Income - BEA2017Annual$38,799156,915
Total Personal Income - BEA2017Annual$6,087,194156,915
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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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