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 2020May18,405,80015,484,6002,921,20015.9
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Employment by Industry (Not Seasonally Adjusted)[Top]
Year
Time Period
CES
Industry Title
No. of
Employed
2020MayTotal Wage and Salary15,521,300
2020MayTotal Nonfarm15,145,100
2020MayService Providing13,099,500
2020MayTotal Private12,652,800
2020MayPrivate Service Providing10,607,200
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Occupations with Fastest Job Growth (% change)[Top]
OccupationEstimated Year -
Projected Year
Employment
Employment Change
Estimated ProjectedNumberPercent
Solar Photovoltaic Installers2016 - 20264,90011,3006,400130.6
Home Health Aides2016 - 202626,60037,50010,90041.0
Personal Care Aides2016 - 2026622,000870,000248,00039.9
Software Developers, Applications2016 - 2026134,200188,00053,80040.1
Nurse Practitioners2016 - 202613,10017,7004,60035.1
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Data not available for Industry Employment Projections
 
High Wage Occupations[Top]
OccupationYearTime PeriodHourly
Mean
Hourly by Percentile
25thMedian75th
Nurse Anesthetists20201st Qtr$111.62$0.00$0.00$0.00
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons20201st Qtr$109.11$37.71$0.00$0.00
Orthodontists20201st Qtr$108.24$63.20$0.00$0.00
Chief Executives20201st Qtr$105.99$67.91$0.00$0.00
Natural Sciences Managers20201st Qtr$92.37$62.91$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 2018Annual52,183$9,598,569,752
Single Family 2018Annual54,713$16,563,958,425
Total all types construction permits 2018Annual106,896$26,162,528,177
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Consumer Price Index (US BLS & Calif. DIR)[Top]
AreaConsumer Price Index % Change
Time Period2018Time Period2017
United States Annual251.1Annual245.12.4
California Annual272.5Annual262.83.7
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Median Price of Existing Homes Sold[Top]
Year
Time Period
Type
Median Price
2016AnnualMedian Price of Homes Sold$502,274
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State Revenues by Source[Top]
Tax Type Description
Year
Time Period
Tax Revenue
Alcoholic Beverage Taxes and Fees 2017Annual$376,059
Bank and Corporation (Income) Taxes 2017Annual$12,156,145
Cigarette Tax 2017Annual$2,145,003
Horse Racing (Parimutuel) License Fees 2017Annual$15,060
Estate, Inheritance and Gift Taxes 2017Annual$0
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Taxable Sales (Calif. Board of Equalization)[Top]
Year
Time Period
Sales Type Description
Sales
2018AnnualRetail $706,835,200,625
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POPULATION AND CENSUS DATA
Population[Top]
Area
Year
Time Period
Source
Population
California 2017AnnualCalifornia Dept of Finance39,610,556
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Measures of Income[Top]
Income Type
Year
Time Period
Income
Population
Per Capita Personal Income - BEA2017Annual$59,79639,610,556
Total Personal Income - BEA2017Annual$2,364,129,40439,610,556
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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
Vista Adult School/ROPSchools with Occupational Programs (ROP)Vista,CA
San Francisco Conservatory of MusicSchools with Occupational Programs (ROP)San Francisco,CA
Filipino-American Employment and TrainingSchools with Occupational Programs (ROP)San Francisco,CA
Timberline Education Center LLCSchools with Occupational Programs (ROP)Madera,CA
Executive FlyersSchools with Occupational Programs (ROP)Sacramento,CA
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