California Profile


 
About this area:
California became the 31st state admitted into the Union on September 9, 1850. The third-largest state in land area, California covers almost 159,000 square miles, including over 1,200 miles of Pacific coastline. Currently, California has the fifth-largest economy in the world, and is the nation’s number one exporting state.
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
California 2024Jun19,290,60018,265,3001,025,3005.3
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Employment by Industry (Not Seasonally Adjusted)[Top]
Year
Time Period
CES
Industry Title
No. of
Employed
2024JunTotal, All Industries18,574,400
2024JunTotal Nonfarm18,102,300
2024JunService-Providing15,835,700
2024JunTotal Private15,394,100
2024JunPrivate Service Providing13,127,500
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Occupations with Fastest Job Growth (% change)[Top]
OccupationEstimated Year -
Projected Year
Employment
Employment Change
Estimated ProjectedNumberPercent
Cooks, Restaurant2020 - 2030123,500215,60092,10074.6
Manicurists and Pedicurists2020 - 203032,40055,30022,90070.7
Amusement and Recreation Attendants2020 - 203031,60053,20021,60068.4
Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers2020 - 20306,0009,9003,90065.0
Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors2020 - 203030,20049,30019,10063.2
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High Wage Occupations[Top]
OccupationYearTime PeriodHourly
Mean
Hourly by Percentile
25thMedian75th
Dermatologists20241st Qtr$185.44$0.00$0.00$0.00
Radiologists20241st Qtr$169.32$0.00$0.00$0.00
Cardiologists20241st Qtr$166.21$0.00$0.00$0.00
Psychiatrists20241st Qtr$155.73$0.00$0.00$0.00
Surgeons, All Other20241st Qtr$142.83$65.82$0.00$0.00
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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 2023Annual51,321$9,601,587,833
Single Family 2023Annual53,862$16,559,060,376
Total all types construction permits 2023Annual105,183$26,160,648,209
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Consumer Price Index (US BLS & Calif. DIR)[Top]
AreaConsumer Price Index % Change
Time Period2023Time Period2022
United States Annual300.7Annual292.74.2
California Annual331.8Annual319.23.9
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Median Price of Existing Homes Sold[Top]
Year
Time Period
Type
Median Price
2023AnnualMedian Price of Homes Sold$827,300
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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 $951,775,363,789
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POPULATION AND CENSUS DATA
Population[Top]
Area
Year
Time Period
Source
Population
California 2021AnnualCalifornia Dept of Finance39,239,554
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Measures of Income[Top]
Income Type
Year
Time Period
Income
Population
Per Capita Personal Income - BEA2021Annual$76,61439,239,554
Total Personal Income - BEA2021Annual$3,006,183,92939,239,554
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Data for California Not Available for County-to-County Commute Patterns (US Census Bureau)
 

JOB OPENINGS & TRAINING PROVIDERS
Job Openings from JobCentral National Labor Exchange[Top]
 
Job Openings

Training Providers in Area[Top]
Provider Name
Provider Type
Location
Jesuit School of Theology at BerkeleyOther (incl. religious schools and seminaries)Berkeley,CA
Sierra Valley Business CollegeApprenticeship, Business, Career, & Tech SchoolsFresno,CA
College of the CanyonsCommunity Colleges (two-year school)Santa Clarita,CA
Becker Conviser CPA ReviewApprenticeship, Business, Career, & Tech SchoolsOakbrook Terrace,IL
Southeast Professional Career CollegeApprenticeship, Business, Career, & Tech SchoolsSouth Gate,CA
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