Alameda County Profile


 
About this area:
Located on the eastern side of the San Francisco Bay, Alameda County is part of one of the state’s busiest urban areas—the San Francisco Bay Area. There are nine counties that significantly con-tribute to the economy of the Bay Area as an urban center: Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Solano, Napa, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Sonoma and San Francisco. On an economic level, Alameda County interacts closely with Santa Clara, its neighbor to the south, and with San Mateo, across the Bay to the west.
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
Alameda County 2023Dec826,600789,50037,1004.5
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Employment by Industry (Not Seasonally Adjusted)[Top]
Year
Time Period
CES
Industry Title
No. of
Employed
2023DecTotal Wage and Salary1,217,800
2023DecTotal Nonfarm1,215,900
2023DecTotal Private1,051,100
2023Dec Service-Providing1,021,900
2023DecPrivate Service Providing857,100
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Data for Alameda County is not available. Data for Oakland-Hayward-Berkeley MD 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
Nurse Practitioners2018 - 20281,0001,45045045.0
Nurse Anesthetists2018 - 20282002808040.0
Dental Lab Technicians2018 - 20282303209039.1
Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs2018 - 20282,1102,91080037.9
Medical Appliance Technicians2018 - 20281101504036.4
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Data not available for Industry Employment Projections
 
High Wage Occupations[Top]
OccupationYearTime PeriodHourly
Mean
Hourly by Percentile
25thMedian75th
Real Estate Brokers20231st Qtr$251.88$28.03$0.00$0.00
Cardiologists20231st Qtr$186.05$50.91$0.00$0.00
Psychiatrists20231st Qtr$175.71$0.00$0.00$0.00
Orthopedic Surgeons, Except Pediatric20231st Qtr$158.20$63.70$0.00$0.00
Obstetricians and Gynecologists20231st Qtr$153.00$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 2022Annual3,605$653,858,885
Single Family 2022Annual921$232,737,687
Total all types construction permits 2022Annual4,526$886,596,572
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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 Alameda 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$1,287,500
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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 $44,323,668,875
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POPULATION AND CENSUS DATA
Population[Top]
Area
Year
Time Period
Source
Population
Alameda County 2021AnnualCalifornia Dept of Finance1,654,938
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Measures of Income[Top]
Income Type
Year
Time Period
Income
Population
Per Capita Personal Income - BEA2021Annual$99,7461,654,938
Total Personal Income - BEA2021Annual$164,437,6811,654,938
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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
2020CensusAlameda County , CAAlameda County , CA520,898
2020CensusAlameda County , CASan Francisco County , CA106,952
2020CensusContra Costa County , CAAlameda County , CA102,534
2020CensusAlameda County , CASanta Clara County , CA77,415
2020CensusAlameda County , CASan Mateo County , CA40,920
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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
Jesuit School of Theology at BerkeleyOther (incl. religious schools and seminaries)Berkeley,CA
Columbia CollegeUniversity or College (four-year school)Alameda,CA
Albany Adult EducationSchools with Occupational Programs (ROP)Albany,CA
Livermore Adult SchoolSchools with Occupational Programs (ROP)Livermore,CA
Newark Unified School DistrictSchools with Occupational Programs (ROP)Newark,CA
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