Sonoma County Profile


 
About this area:
Sonoma County is the northernmost of the nine greater San Francisco Bay Area counties. Sonoma and each of the other eight counties (Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Napa, and Solano) significantly contribute to the economy of the Bay Area as an urban center.
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
Sonoma County 2022Jul249,500243,1006,4002.6
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Employment by Industry (Not Seasonally Adjusted)[Top]
Year
Time Period
CES
Industry Title
No. of
Employed
2022JulTotal Wage and Salary211,000
2022JulTotal Nonfarm203,800
2022JulTotal Private179,900
2022JulService Providing163,000
2022JulPrivate Service Providing139,100
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Occupations with Fastest Job Growth (% change)[Top]
OccupationEstimated Year -
Projected Year
Employment
Employment Change
Estimated ProjectedNumberPercent
Physician Assistants2018 - 20281201806050.0
Nurse Practitioners2018 - 202821031010047.6
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics2018 - 20289901,46047047.5
Mathematical Scientists2018 - 202828041013046.4
Solar Photovoltaic Installers2018 - 2028901304044.4
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Projections of Employment by Industry
 
High Wage Occupations[Top]
OccupationYearTime PeriodHourly
Mean
Hourly by Percentile
25thMedian75th
Psychiatrists20221st Qtr$161.28$0.00$0.00$0.00
General Internal Medicine Physicians20221st Qtr$159.77$0.00$0.00$0.00
Family Medicine Physicians20221st Qtr$155.57$0.00$0.00$0.00
Pediatricians, General20221st Qtr$131.16$0.00$0.00$0.00
Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates20221st Qtr$103.45$0.00$0.00$0.00
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Data for Sonoma County is not available. Data for Santa Rosa MSA 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 2021Annual1,391$360,502,221
Single Family 2021Annual1,227$349,202,043
Total all types construction permits 2021Annual2,618$709,704,264
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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 Sonoma 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$767,500
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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 Sonoma 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 $11,395,414,459
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POPULATION AND CENSUS DATA
Population[Top]
Area
Year
Time Period
Source
Population
Sonoma County 2020AnnualCalifornia Dept of Finance489,880
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Measures of Income[Top]
Income Type
Year
Time Period
Income
Population
Per Capita Personal Income - BEA2020Annual$71,386489,880
Total Personal Income - BEA2020Annual$34,966,152489,880
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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
2015CensusSonoma County , CASonoma County , CA197,589
2015CensusSonoma County , CAMarin County , CA15,863
2015CensusSonoma County , CASan Francisco County , CA6,811
2015CensusSonoma County , CANapa County , CA4,434
2015CensusMarin County , CASonoma County , CA4,387
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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
Empire CollegeApprenticeship, Business, Career, & Tech SchoolsSanta Rosa,CA
Santa Rosa Junior CollegeCommunity Colleges (two-year school)Santa Rosa,CA
Lytle`s Redwood Empire Beauty CollegeApprenticeship, Business, Career, & Tech SchoolsSanta Rosa,CA
Contractors License CoursesApprenticeship, Business, Career, & Tech SchoolsSanta Rosa,CA
Institute of Integrated Healing ArtsApprenticeship, Business, Career, & Tech SchoolsSonoma,CA
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