San Francisco County Profile

 
About this area:
The combined city, county and port of San Francisco is located on a hilly peninsula between the Pacific Ocean and San Francisco Bay. Bordered by San Mateo to the south, the county is the smallest in California, occupying just forty-seven square miles of land. The most prominent of San Francisco’s hills are Twin Peaks, Mount Davidson and Mount Sutro, both more than 900 feet in height. The best known are Nob Hill and Telegraph Hill. Also inside the county’s borders are the natural islands of Alcatraz and Yerba Buena and man-made Treasure Island.
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
San Francisco County 2020Aug565,700515,90049,8008.8
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Employment by Industry (Not Seasonally Adjusted)[Top]
Year
Time Period
CES
Industry Title
No. of
Employed
2020AugTotal Wage and Salary1,066,200
2020AugTotal Nonfarm1,064,800
2020AugService Providing987,700
2020AugTotal Private945,400
2020AugPrivate Service Providing868,300
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Data for San Francisco County is not available. Data for San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Fra 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
Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs2016 - 20265,4509,4403,99073.2
Couriers and Messengers2016 - 20262,0603,2101,15055.8
Water Transportation Workers2016 - 202628042014050.0
Software Developers, Applications2016 - 202626,76039,17012,41046.4
Personal Care Aides2016 - 202633,86048,69014,83043.8
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High Wage Occupations[Top]
OccupationYearTime PeriodHourly
Mean
Hourly by Percentile
25thMedian75th
Real Estate Brokers20201st Qtr$126.65$0.00$0.00$0.00
Chief Executives20201st Qtr$120.53$0.00$0.00$0.00
Life Scientists, All Other20201st Qtr$114.77$66.35$0.00$0.00
Dentists, General20201st Qtr$106.23$63.81$0.00$0.00
Natural Sciences Managers20201st Qtr$105.70$72.45$0.00$0.00
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Data for San Francisco County is not available. Data for San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Fra 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 2019Annual3,178$907,720,432
Single Family 2019Annual22$6,073,858
Total all types construction permits 2019Annual3,200$913,794,290
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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 San Francisco 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$1,340,000
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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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Data for San Francisco County is not available. Data for California has been displayed for State Revenues by Source
 
Taxable Sales (Calif. Board of Equalization)[Top]
Year
Time Period
Sales Type Description
Sales
2019AnnualRetail $20,892,749,292
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POPULATION AND CENSUS DATA
Population[Top]
Area
Year
Time Period
Source
Population
San Francisco County 2017AnnualCalifornia Dept of Finance880,955
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Measures of Income[Top]
Income Type
Year
Time Period
Income
Population
Per Capita Personal Income - BEA2017Annual$119,868880,955
Total Personal Income - BEA2017Annual$106,006,635880,955
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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
2015CensusSan Francisco County , CASan Francisco County , CA353,484
2015CensusAlameda County , CASan Francisco County , CA92,246
2015CensusSan Mateo County , CASan Francisco County , CA81,943
2015CensusContra Costa County , CASan Francisco County , CA58,089
2015CensusSan Francisco County , CASan Mateo County , CA48,768
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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
Institute for Advanced Study of Human SexualityUniversity or College (four-year school)San Francisco,CA
San Francisco Barber CollegeApprenticeship, Business, Career, & Tech SchoolsSacramento,CA
Career Resources Development Center Inc.Apprenticeship, Business, Career, & Tech SchoolsSan Francisco,CA
Art Institute of California - San FranciscoUniversity or College (four-year school)San Francisco,CA
Bryman College of San FranciscoApprenticeship, Business, Career, & Tech SchoolsSan Francisco,CA
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