Modoc County Profile


 
About this area:
Located in the far northeast corner of California, Modoc County is bordered by the states of Oregon to the north and Nevada to the east. Surrounding counties include Siskiyou to the west, and Lassen and Shasta counties to the south. Modoc’s extensive transportation system includes highways, railroads, and airports. The principle route through the county is U.S. Highway 395, which passes through Alturas, the county seat, and crosses the eastern part of the county from north to south. State Highway 139 traverses northwest to Tule Lake, a wildlife refuge near Lava Beds National Monument. Railroads serve Modoc’s principal communities, in addition to airports located in Alturas, Cedarville, and Fort Bidwell.
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
Modoc County 2024May3,2603,0901705.2
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Employment by Industry (Not Seasonally Adjusted)[Top]
Year
Time Period
CES
Industry Title
No. of
Employed
2024MayTotal, All Industries3,000
2024MayTotal Nonfarm2,610
2024MayService-Providing2,490
2024MayTotal Private1,390
2024MayPrivate Service Providing1,270
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Occupations with Fastest Job Growth (% change)[Top]
OccupationEstimated Year -
Projected Year
Employment
Employment Change
Estimated ProjectedNumberPercent
Cooks, Restaurant2020 - 20306701,03036053.7
Physical Therapist Assistants2020 - 203050702040.0
Bartenders2020 - 203035048013037.1
Medical and Health Services Managers2020 - 203032043011034.4
Public Relations Managers2020 - 203030401033.3
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Data for Modoc County Not Available 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 2022Annual4$341,000
Single Family 2022Annual1$117,000
Total all types construction permits 2022Annual5$458,000
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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 Modoc 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$826,275
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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 $123,698,461
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POPULATION AND CENSUS DATA
Population[Top]
Area
Year
Time Period
Source
Population
Modoc County 2021AnnualCalifornia Dept of Finance8,579
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Measures of Income[Top]
Income Type
Year
Time Period
Income
Population
Per Capita Personal Income - BEA2021Annual$54,3018,579
Total Personal Income - BEA2021Annual$470,2978,579
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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
2020CensusModoc County , CAModoc County , CA2,635
2020CensusModoc County , CASiskiyou County , CA110
2020CensusModoc County , CAShasta County , CA89
2020CensusLassen County , CAModoc County , CA69
2020CensusModoc County , CALassen County , CA53
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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
Modoc County ROPSchools with Occupational Programs (ROP)Alturas,CA
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