Placer County Profile


 
About this area:
Located in northern California, easily accessible on Interstate 80, Placer is one hundred miles northeast of San Francisco. Its eastern border is twenty miles west of Reno. Surrounding counties include Nevada County to the north, Sacramento and El Dorado counties to the south, and Sutter and Yuba counties to the west. The state of Nevada borders Placer County to the east. The geography of the county encompasses the grasslands of Gold Country, the snow-capped Sierra Nevada Mountain Range, and numerous rivers, lakes, state and national parks, and ski resorts.
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
Placer County 2020Dec184,900173,40011,5006.2
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Employment by Industry (Not Seasonally Adjusted)[Top]
Year
Time Period
CES
Industry Title
No. of
Employed
2020DecTotal Wage and Salary969,000
2020DecTotal Nonfarm961,200
2020DecService Providing859,700
2020DecTotal Private724,000
2020DecPrivate Service Providing622,500
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Data for Placer County is not available. Data for Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade MSA has been displayed for Employment by Industry (Not Seasonally Adjusted)
 
Occupations with Fastest Job Growth (% change)[Top]
OccupationEstimated Year -
Projected Year
Employment
Employment Change
Estimated ProjectedNumberPercent
Transportation Workers, All Other2016 - 20261201806050.0
Personal Care Aides2016 - 202621,57031,58010,01046.4
Home Health Aides2016 - 20262,1103,02091043.1
Physician Assistants2016 - 202658082024041.4
Nurse Practitioners2016 - 202665091026040.0
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High Wage Occupations[Top]
OccupationYearTime PeriodHourly
Mean
Hourly by Percentile
25thMedian75th
Obstetricians and Gynecologists20201st Qtr$136.38$0.00$0.00$0.00
Orthodontists20201st Qtr$129.92$0.00$0.00$0.00
Family Medicine Physicians20201st Qtr$125.21$0.00$0.00$0.00
Pediatricians, General20201st Qtr$116.20$0.00$0.00$0.00
Nurse Anesthetists20201st Qtr$116.09$0.00$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 2019Annual307$42,006,728
Single Family 2019Annual2,045$673,597,335
Total all types construction permits 2019Annual2,352$715,604,063
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Consumer Price Index (US BLS & Calif. DIR)[Top]
AreaConsumer Price Index % Change
Time Period2019Time Period2018
United States Annual255.7Annual251.11.8
California Annual280.6Annual272.53.0
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Data for Placer 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
2019AnnualMedian Price of Homes Sold$497,586
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State Revenues by Source[Top]
Tax Type Description
Year
Time Period
Tax Revenue
Alcoholic Beverage Taxes and Fees 2018Annual$377,662
Bank and Corporation (Income) Taxes 2018Annual$14,062,543
Cigarette Tax 2018Annual$2,077,224
Horse Racing (Parimutuel) License Fees 2018Annual$15,490
Estate, Inheritance and Gift Taxes 2018Annual$0
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Data for Placer 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
2019AnnualRetail $10,341,805,054
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POPULATION AND CENSUS DATA
Population[Top]
Area
Year
Time Period
Source
Population
Placer County 2018AnnualCalifornia Dept of Finance389,278
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Measures of Income[Top]
Income Type
Year
Time Period
Income
Population
Per Capita Personal Income - BEA2018Annual$66,700389,278
Total Personal Income - BEA2018Annual$26,223,081389,278
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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
2015CensusPlacer County , CAPlacer County , CA99,291
2015CensusPlacer County , CASacramento County , CA42,718
2015CensusSacramento County , CAPlacer County , CA39,042
2015CensusNevada County , CAPlacer County , CA5,139
2015CensusEl Dorado County , CAPlacer County , CA3,788
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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
California Motel TrainingApprenticeship, Business, Career, & Tech SchoolsRoseville,CA
Western Placer School for AdultsSchools with Occupational Programs (ROP)Lincoln,CA
Sierra College - Rocklin CampusCommunity Colleges (two-year school)Rocklin,CA
Roseville Adult SchoolSchools with Occupational Programs (ROP)Roseville,CA
Weimar CollegeCommunity Colleges (two-year school)Weimar,CA
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