Mariposa County Profile


 
About this area:
Mariposa County is located in the central Sierra Nevada foothills. Surrounding counties include Merced on the west, Madera on the south, Tuolumne on the north, and Mono on the east. The wide variety of recreational opportunities available in Mariposa make the county one of California’s popular year-round vacation destinations. Mariposa County is home to Yosemite National Park, a primary tourist attraction. Tourism is the county’s main industry and the area’s largest employer; nearly four million people visit Yosemite National Park annually.
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
Mariposa County 2024Jun8,0607,7003604.5
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Employment by Industry (Not Seasonally Adjusted)[Top]
Year
Time Period
CES
Industry Title
No. of
Employed
2024JunTotal, All Industries6,360
2024JunTotal Nonfarm6,320
2024JunService-Providing5,910
2024JunTotal Private4,080
2024JunPrivate Service Providing3,670
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Occupations with Fastest Job Growth (% change)[Top]
OccupationEstimated Year -
Projected Year
Employment
Employment Change
Estimated ProjectedNumberPercent
Cooks, Restaurant2020 - 20307301,20047064.4
Air Transportation Workers2020 - 203040602050.0
Bartenders2020 - 203034049015044.1
Dining Room, Cafeteria, and Bartender Helpers2020 - 203031044013041.9
Hosts, Hostesses, Restaurant, and Coffee Shop2020 - 20301702407041.2
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Data for Mariposa County is not available. Data for Eastern Sierra Region has been displayed for Occupations with Fastest Job Growth (% change)
 
High Wage Occupations[Top]
OccupationYearTime PeriodHourly
Mean
Hourly by Percentile
25thMedian75th
Physicians, All Other20241st Qtr$127.03$0.00$0.00$0.00
Psychiatrists20241st Qtr$126.59$72.99$0.00$0.00
Pediatricians, General20241st Qtr$105.57$0.00$0.00$0.00
Chief Executives20241st Qtr$93.02$59.17$0.00$0.00
Dentists, General20241st Qtr$91.47$51.41$0.00$0.00
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Data for Mariposa County is not available. Data for Mother Lode Region 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 2022Annual6$897,896
Single Family 2022Annual36$8,211,659
Total all types construction permits 2022Annual42$9,109,555
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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 Mariposa 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$434,625
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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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Data for Mariposa 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
2022AnnualRetail $258,199,887
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POPULATION AND CENSUS DATA
Population[Top]
Area
Year
Time Period
Source
Population
Mariposa County 2021AnnualCalifornia Dept of Finance17,016
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Measures of Income[Top]
Income Type
Year
Time Period
Income
Population
Per Capita Personal Income - BEA2021Annual$61,34317,016
Total Personal Income - BEA2021Annual$1,051,84517,016
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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
2020CensusMariposa County , CAMariposa County , CA5,164
2020CensusMadera County , CAMariposa County , CA842
2020CensusMariposa County , CAMadera County , CA450
2020CensusMariposa County , CATuolumne County , CA366
2020CensusMerced County , CAMariposa County , CA269
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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
Aherns Massage Therapy SchoolApprenticeship, Business, Career, & Tech SchoolsMariposa,CA
Mariposa County High School Regional OccSchools with Occupational Programs (ROP)Mariposa,CA
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