Santa Clara County Profile


 
About this area:
Located south of San Francisco Bay, Santa Clara County is part of one of the state's busiest urban areas-the San Francisco Bay Area. There are nine counties which significantly contribute to the economy of the Bay Area as an urban center: Alameda, Contra Costa, San Mateo, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, Solano, Santa Clara, and Sonoma. Santa Clara shares borders with Santa Cruz and San Mateo counties to the west, Stanislaus and Merced counties to the east, San Benito County to the south, and Alameda County, its neighbor to the north.
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
Santa Clara County 2020Dec1,040,900979,00061,9005.9
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Employment by Industry (Not Seasonally Adjusted)[Top]
Year
Time Period
CES
Industry Title
No. of
Employed
2020DecTotal Wage and Salary1,086,600
2020DecTotal Nonfarm1,082,500
2020DecTotal Private988,400
2020DecService Providing867,300
2020DecPrivate Service Providing773,200
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Data for Santa Clara County is not available. Data for San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara 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
Solar Photovoltaic Installers2016 - 2026370820450121.6
Physician Assistants2016 - 202665093028043.1
Software Developers, Applications2016 - 202642,11059,51017,40041.3
Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders2016 - 20261702407041.2
Statisticians2016 - 202626036010038.5
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High Wage Occupations[Top]
OccupationYearTime PeriodHourly
Mean
Hourly by Percentile
25thMedian75th
Psychiatrists20201st Qtr$137.63$0.00$0.00$0.00
Surgeons, Except Ophthalmologists*20201st Qtr$132.76$0.00$0.00$0.00
Chief Executives20201st Qtr$121.83$0.00$0.00$0.00
Physicians, All Other; Ophthalmologists, Except Pediatric*20201st Qtr$110.38$63.66$0.00$0.00
Family Medicine Physicians20201st Qtr$108.65$73.73$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 2019Annual3,620$614,535,876
Single Family 2019Annual1,876$687,056,462
Total all types construction permits 2019Annual5,496$1,301,592,338
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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 Santa Clara 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$1,260,159
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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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Taxable Sales (Calif. Board of Equalization)[Top]
Year
Time Period
Sales Type Description
Sales
2019AnnualRetail $46,887,483,441
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POPULATION AND CENSUS DATA
Population[Top]
Area
Year
Time Period
Source
Population
Santa Clara County 2018AnnualCalifornia Dept of Finance1,955,946
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Measures of Income[Top]
Income Type
Year
Time Period
Income
Population
Per Capita Personal Income - BEA2018Annual$107,8771,955,946
Total Personal Income - BEA2018Annual$209,019,9441,955,946
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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
2015CensusSanta Clara County , CASanta Clara County , CA774,477
2015CensusAlameda County , CASanta Clara County , CA70,878
2015CensusSan Mateo County , CASanta Clara County , CA58,936
2015CensusSanta Clara County , CASan Mateo County , CA45,818
2015CensusSanta Clara County , CAAlameda County , CA37,913
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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
Quick Learning SchoolSchools with Occupational Programs (ROP)San Jose,CA
Maria Montessori Teacher Training CenterSchools with Occupational Programs (ROP)San Jose,CA
East Side Union High School District Adult CenterSchools with Occupational Programs (ROP)San Jose,CA
Santa Clara Adult EducationSchools with Occupational Programs (ROP)Santa Clara,CA
Milpitas Adult EducationSchools with Occupational Programs (ROP)Milpitas,CA
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