Butte County Profile


 
About this area:
Butte County is located in the northern portion of the Sacramento Valley. Surrounding counties include Plumas to the northeast, Tehama to the northwest, and Glenn to the west, with Sutter, Yuba, and Colusa counties bordering to the south. Major transportation routes in the county include highways 99 and 70. Butte County is also home to a municipal airport and two railroad lines, which provide both freight and passenger services.
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
Butte County 2022Jun91,60087,9003,7004.0
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Employment by Industry (Not Seasonally Adjusted)[Top]
Year
Time Period
CES
Industry Title
No. of
Employed
2022JunTotal Wage and Salary80,300
2022JunTotal Nonfarm77,200
2022JunService Providing68,500
2022JunTotal Private62,800
2022JunPrivate Service Providing54,100
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Occupations with Fastest Job Growth (% change)[Top]
OccupationEstimated Year -
Projected Year
Employment
Employment Change
Estimated ProjectedNumberPercent
Solar Photovoltaic Installers2018 - 202850803060.0
Helpers, Installation and Repair Workers2018 - 202830401033.3
Helpers, Brickmasons and Tile Setters2018 - 202830401033.3
Database Administrators2018 - 202830401033.3
Computer Network Support Specialists2018 - 202830401033.3
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Projections of Employment by Industry
 
High Wage Occupations[Top]
OccupationYearTime PeriodHourly
Mean
Hourly by Percentile
25thMedian75th
Pediatricians, General20221st Qtr$142.20$0.00$0.00$0.00
Family Medicine Physicians20221st Qtr$107.93$76.59$0.00$0.00
Chief Executives20221st Qtr$87.79$51.03$75.26$0.00
Dentists, General20221st Qtr$85.82$37.86$0.00$0.00
Computer and Information Systems Managers20221st Qtr$71.90$48.67$65.42$0.00
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Data for Butte County is not available. Data for Chico 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 2021Annual857$90,457,334
Single Family 2021Annual929$193,823,048
Total all types construction permits 2021Annual1,786$284,280,382
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Consumer Price Index (US BLS & Calif. DIR)[Top]
AreaConsumer Price Index % Change
Time Period2021Time Period2020
United States Annual271.0Annual258.84.7
California Annual297.4Annual285.34.2
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Data for Butte 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
2021AnnualMedian Price of Homes Sold$438,250
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State Revenues by Source[Top]
Tax Type Description
Year
Time Period
Tax Revenue
Alcoholic Beverage Taxes and Fees 2020Annual$414,634
Bank and Corporation (Income) Taxes 2020Annual$22,792,840
Cigarette Tax 2020Annual$1,961,686
Horse Racing (Parimutuel) License Fees 2020Annual$19,090
Estate, Inheritance and Gift Taxes 2020Annual$0
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Data for Butte 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
2021AnnualRetail $4,487,628,244
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POPULATION AND CENSUS DATA
Population[Top]
Area
Year
Time Period
Source
Population
Butte County 2020AnnualCalifornia Dept of Finance211,216
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Measures of Income[Top]
Income Type
Year
Time Period
Income
Population
Per Capita Personal Income - BEA2020Annual$50,279211,216
Total Personal Income - BEA2020Annual$10,696,500211,216
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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
2015CensusButte County , CAButte County , CA79,201
2015CensusGlenn County , CAButte County , CA1,862
2015CensusTehama County , CAButte County , CA1,565
2015CensusSutter County , CAButte County , CA1,458
2015CensusButte County , CASutter County , CA1,330
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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
Sierra Technical InstituteApprenticeship, Business, Career, & Tech SchoolsParadise,CA
School of Alternative HealthcareApprenticeship, Business, Career, & Tech SchoolsChico,CA
Butte County Regional Occupational ProgramSchools with Occupational Programs (ROP)Chico,CA
Oroville Adult SchoolSchools with Occupational Programs (ROP)Oroville,CA
H & R Block Tax Training SchoolApprenticeship, Business, Career, & Tech SchoolsChico,CA
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