Sonoma County Profile


 
About this area:
Sonoma County is the northernmost of the nine greater San Francisco Bay Area counties. Sonoma and each of the other eight counties (Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Napa, and Solano) significantly contribute to the economy of the Bay Area as an urban center.
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
Sonoma County 2021Oct249,300238,70010,6004.3
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Employment by Industry (Not Seasonally Adjusted)[Top]
Year
Time Period
CES
Industry Title
No. of
Employed
2021OctTotal Wage and Salary204,600
2021OctTotal Nonfarm198,800
2021OctTotal Private170,700
2021OctService Providing158,300
2021OctPrivate Service Providing130,200
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Occupations with Fastest Job Growth (% change)[Top]
OccupationEstimated Year -
Projected Year
Employment
Employment Change
Estimated ProjectedNumberPercent
Physician Assistants2018 - 20281201806050.0
Nurse Practitioners2018 - 202821031010047.6
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics2018 - 20289901,46047047.5
Mathematical Scientists2018 - 202828041013046.4
Solar Photovoltaic Installers2018 - 2028901304044.4
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Projections of Employment by Industry
 
High Wage Occupations[Top]
OccupationYearTime PeriodHourly
Mean
Hourly by Percentile
25thMedian75th
Psychiatrists20211st Qtr$142.04$0.00$0.00$0.00
Family Medicine Physicians20211st Qtr$117.30$0.00$0.00$0.00
Physicians, All Other; Ophthalmologists, Except Pediatric*20211st Qtr$113.19$67.58$0.00$0.00
Pediatricians, General20211st Qtr$100.67$75.20$0.00$0.00
Dentists, General20211st Qtr$100.37$72.43$0.00$0.00
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Data for Sonoma County is not available. Data for Santa Rosa 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 2020Annual224$37,992,566
Single Family 2020Annual1,086$348,394,360
Total all types construction permits 2020Annual1,310$386,386,926
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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 Sonoma 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$711,875
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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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Data for Sonoma 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
2020AnnualRetail $9,718,574,659
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POPULATION AND CENSUS DATA
Population[Top]
Area
Year
Time Period
Source
Population
Sonoma County 2019AnnualCalifornia Dept of Finance495,058
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Measures of Income[Top]
Income Type
Year
Time Period
Income
Population
Per Capita Personal Income - BEA2019Annual$66,700495,058
Total Personal Income - BEA2019Annual$32,972,432495,058
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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
2015CensusSonoma County , CASonoma County , CA197,589
2015CensusSonoma County , CAMarin County , CA15,863
2015CensusSonoma County , CASan Francisco County , CA6,811
2015CensusSonoma County , CANapa County , CA4,434
2015CensusMarin County , CASonoma County , CA4,387
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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
Empire CollegeApprenticeship, Business, Career, & Tech SchoolsSanta Rosa,CA
Santa Rosa Junior CollegeCommunity Colleges (two-year school)Santa Rosa,CA
Lytle`s Redwood Empire Beauty CollegeApprenticeship, Business, Career, & Tech SchoolsSanta Rosa,CA
Contractors License CoursesApprenticeship, Business, Career, & Tech SchoolsSanta Rosa,CA
Institute of Integrated Healing ArtsApprenticeship, Business, Career, & Tech SchoolsSonoma,CA
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