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 2024Apr65,10059,7005,4008.3
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Employment by Industry (Not Seasonally Adjusted)[Top]
Year
Time Period
CES
Industry Title
No. of
Employed
2024AprTotal, All Industries56,300
2024AprTotal Nonfarm44,400
2024AprService-Providing38,600
2024AprTotal Private31,500
2024AprPrivate Service Providing25,700
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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
Physicians, All Other20231st Qtr$150.24$0.00$0.00$0.00
Chief Executives20231st Qtr$121.85$64.12$0.00$0.00
Dentists, General20231st Qtr$97.43$64.69$0.00$0.00
Marketing Managers20231st Qtr$80.49$48.75$63.88$0.00
Pharmacists20231st Qtr$77.20$71.91$74.64$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 2022Annual86$8,133,400
Single Family 2022Annual880$222,169,987
Total all types construction permits 2022Annual966$230,303,387
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Consumer Price Index (US BLS & Calif. DIR)[Top]
AreaConsumer Price Index % Change
Time Period2022Time Period2021
United States Annual292.7Annual271.08.0
California Annual319.2Annual297.47.3
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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
2022AnnualMedian Price of Homes Sold$411,750
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State Revenues by Source[Top]
Tax Type Description
Year
Time Period
Tax Revenue
Alcoholic Beverage Taxes and Fees 2021Annual$431,363
Bank and Corporation (Income) Taxes 2021Annual$45,297,548
Cigarette Tax 2021Annual$1,831,959
Horse Racing (Parimutuel) License Fees 2021Annual$19,150
Estate, Inheritance and Gift Taxes 2021Annual$0
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Taxable Sales (Calif. Board of Equalization)[Top]
Year
Time Period
Sales Type Description
Sales
2022AnnualRetail $2,636,708,266
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POPULATION AND CENSUS DATA
Population[Top]
Area
Year
Time Period
Source
Population
Madera County 2021AnnualCalifornia Dept of Finance156,860
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Measures of Income[Top]
Income Type
Year
Time Period
Income
Population
Per Capita Personal Income - BEA2021Annual$45,757156,860
Total Personal Income - BEA2021Annual$7,294,182156,860
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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
2020CensusMadera County , CAMadera County , CA35,721
2020CensusMadera County , CAFresno County , CA14,283
2020CensusFresno County , CAMadera County , CA11,377
2020CensusMadera County , CAMerced County , CA2,392
2020CensusMerced County , CAMadera County , CA1,228
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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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