Riverside County Profile

 
About this area:
Riverside and San Bernardino counties comprise what is commonly known as the Inland Empire, one of the fastest growing metropolitan areas in the nation. Riverside is bordered by San Bernardino County to the north, Orange County to the west, San Diego and Imperial counties to the south and the state of Arizona to the east.
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
Riverside County 2020Jun1,099,200936,900162,30014.8
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Employment by Industry (Not Seasonally Adjusted)[Top]
Year
Time Period
CES
Industry Title
No. of
Employed
2020JunTotal Wage and Salary1,408,200
2020JunTotal Nonfarm1,392,700
2020JunService Providing1,196,600
2020JunTotal Private1,146,500
2020JunPrivate Service Providing950,400
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Data for Riverside County is not available. Data for Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario 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 Installers2016 - 20265001,190690138.0
Food Processing Workers, All Other2016 - 20261,1502,03088076.5
Machine Feeders and Offbearers2016 - 20261,7602,59083047.2
Helpers, Laborers, and Material-Moving Supervisors2016 - 20263,5705,0801,51042.3
Home Health Aides2016 - 20261,8902,70081042.9
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High Wage Occupations[Top]
OccupationYearTime PeriodHourly
Mean
Hourly by Percentile
25thMedian75th
Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates20201st Qtr$96.81$0.00$0.00$0.00
Chief Executives20201st Qtr$95.84$57.84$0.00$0.00
Exercise Physiologists20201st Qtr$90.83$0.00$0.00$0.00
Lawyers20201st Qtr$83.22$57.31$77.42$0.00
Police and Detective Supervisors20201st Qtr$76.99$57.07$77.69$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 2018Annual1,529$216,947,018
Single Family 2018Annual7,569$2,096,802,914
Total all types construction permits 2018Annual9,098$2,313,749,932
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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 Riverside 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$351,500
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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 $38,919,497,555
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POPULATION AND CENSUS DATA
Population[Top]
Area
Year
Time Period
Source
Population
Riverside County 2017AnnualCalifornia Dept of Finance2,392,511
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Measures of Income[Top]
Income Type
Year
Time Period
Income
Population
Per Capita Personal Income - BEA2017Annual$39,2612,392,511
Total Personal Income - BEA2017Annual$95,140,9922,392,511
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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
2015CensusRiverside County , CARiverside County , CA622,838
2015CensusRiverside County , CASan Bernardino County , CA97,000
2015CensusRiverside County , CAOrange County , CA73,342
2015CensusSan Bernardino County , CARiverside County , CA64,255
2015CensusRiverside County , CALos Angeles County , CA51,975
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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
National Bartenders SchoolApprenticeship, Business, Career, & Tech SchoolsRiverside,CA
International Association of Past Life TherapiesOther (incl. religious schools and seminaries)Studio City,CA
University of California, Riverside ExtensionUniversity or College (four-year school)Riverside,CA
E Z SuccessOther (incl. religious schools and seminaries)Calimesa,CA
Calvary Chapel Bible CollegeOther (incl. religious schools and seminaries)Murrietta,CA
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