Amador County Profile


 
About this area:
Amador is a place where history, natural resources, and California’s changing economic climate converge. Located in the western foothills of the Sierra Nevada, surrounding counties include Alpine to the east, Sacramento to the west, El Dorado to the north, and Calaveras to the south. A scenic area known for its Gold Rush beginnings, Amador also thrived during the deep-rock mining era of the early 1900s. Today, Amador County is emerging as a premium wine growing region and a popular tourist destination.
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
Amador County 2020Sep14,15012,9201,2308.7
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Employment by Industry (Not Seasonally Adjusted)[Top]
Year
Time Period
CES
Industry Title
No. of
Employed
2020SepTotal Wage and Salary11,510
2020SepTotal Nonfarm11,190
2020SepService Providing9,770
2020SepTotal Private6,560
2020SepPrivate Service Providing5,130
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Occupations with Fastest Job Growth (% change)[Top]
OccupationEstimated Year -
Projected Year
Employment
Employment Change
Estimated ProjectedNumberPercent
Air Transportation Workers2016 - 202630502066.7
Commercial Pilots2016 - 202630502066.7
Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers2016 - 202620301050.0
Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians2016 - 202620301050.0
Transportation and Material-Moving Supervisors2016 - 202620301050.0
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Data for Amador County is not available. Data for Mother Lode Region has been displayed for Occupations with Fastest Job Growth (% change)
 
Projections of Employment by Industry
 
High Wage Occupations[Top]
OccupationYearTime PeriodHourly
Mean
Hourly by Percentile
25thMedian75th
Dentists, General20201st Qtr$85.76$63.23$0.00$0.00
Chief Executives20201st Qtr$79.53$49.13$68.26$0.00
Pharmacists20201st Qtr$77.05$69.37$76.36$0.00
Computer and Information Systems Managers20201st Qtr$66.85$49.82$61.23$76.74
Police and Detective Supervisors20201st Qtr$66.26$50.84$73.48$79.61
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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 2019Annual0$0
Single Family 2019Annual119$34,449,077
Total all types construction permits 2019Annual119$34,449,077
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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 Amador 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$270,000
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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 Amador 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 $489,305,291
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POPULATION AND CENSUS DATA
Population[Top]
Area
Year
Time Period
Source
Population
Amador County 2018AnnualCalifornia Dept of Finance38,146
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Measures of Income[Top]
Income Type
Year
Time Period
Income
Population
Per Capita Personal Income - BEA2018Annual$44,79338,146
Total Personal Income - BEA2018Annual$1,764,08938,146
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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
2015CensusAmador County , CAAmador County , CA8,063
2015CensusAmador County , CASacramento County , CA1,538
2015CensusSacramento County , CAAmador County , CA1,246
2015CensusCalaveras County , CAAmador County , CA1,080
2015CensusSan Joaquin County , CAAmador County , CA702
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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
American Legion Post 108 Ambulance ServiceApprenticeship, Business, Career, & Tech SchoolsSutter Creek,CA
H & R Block Income Tax School - JacksonApprenticeship, Business, Career, & Tech SchoolsJackson,CA
Amador County Regional Occupational ProgramSchools with Occupational Programs (ROP)Jackson,CA
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