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 2022Jul7,5007,2302803.7
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Employment by Industry (Not Seasonally Adjusted)[Top]
Year
Time Period
CES
Industry Title
No. of
Employed
2022JulTotal Wage and Salary5,600
2022JulTotal Nonfarm5,570
2022JulService Providing5,220
2022JulTotal Private3,440
2022JulPrivate Service Providing3,090
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Occupations with Fastest Job Growth (% change)[Top]
OccupationEstimated Year -
Projected Year
Employment
Employment Change
Estimated ProjectedNumberPercent
Physician Assistants2018 - 202850803060.0
Interpreters and Translators2018 - 202840602050.0
Home Health Aides2018 - 202860903050.0
Veterinary Technologists and Technicians2018 - 202850702040.0
Medical Assistants2018 - 202828039011039.3
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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)
 
Projections of Employment by Industry
 
High Wage Occupations[Top]
OccupationYearTime PeriodHourly
Mean
Hourly by Percentile
25thMedian75th
Family Medicine Physicians20221st Qtr$136.03$0.00$0.00$0.00
General Internal Medicine Physicians20221st Qtr$123.41$0.00$0.00$0.00
Psychiatrists20221st Qtr$122.32$67.98$0.00$0.00
Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates20221st Qtr$102.39$0.00$0.00$0.00
Dentists, General20221st Qtr$91.91$52.39$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 2021Annual41$6,007,460
Single Family 2021Annual44$10,550,459
Total all types construction permits 2021Annual85$16,557,919
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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 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
2021AnnualMedian Price of Homes Sold$412,350
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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 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
2021AnnualRetail $224,962,541
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POPULATION AND CENSUS DATA
Population[Top]
Area
Year
Time Period
Source
Population
Mariposa County 2020AnnualCalifornia Dept of Finance17,123
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Measures of Income[Top]
Income Type
Year
Time Period
Income
Population
Per Capita Personal Income - BEA2020Annual$57,82817,123
Total Personal Income - BEA2020Annual$992,32717,123
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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
2015CensusMariposa County , CAMariposa County , CA5,096
2015CensusMadera County , CAMariposa County , CA446
2015CensusMariposa County , CATuolumne County , CA408
2015CensusMariposa County , CAMerced County , CA401
2015CensusMariposa County , CAStanislaus County , CA322
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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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