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 2024Jun818,100780,10038,0004.6
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Employment by Industry (Not Seasonally Adjusted)[Top]
Year
Time Period
CES
Industry Title
No. of
Employed
2024JunTotal, All Industries1,208,600
2024JunTotal Nonfarm1,206,200
2024JunTotal Private1,036,500
2024JunService-Providing1,019,400
2024JunPrivate Service Providing849,700
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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
Manicurists and Pedicurists2020 - 20301,9604,0202,060105.1
Skin Care Specialists2020 - 20306301,24061096.8
Personal Appearance Workers2020 - 20304,2808,3104,03094.2
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists2020 - 20301,5302,7601,23080.4
Cooks, Restaurant2020 - 20307,87014,2806,41081.4
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Data for Alameda County is not available. Data for Oakland-Hayward-Berkeley MD has been displayed for Occupations with Fastest Job Growth (% change)
 
High Wage Occupations[Top]
OccupationYearTime PeriodHourly
Mean
Hourly by Percentile
25thMedian75th
Real Estate Brokers20241st Qtr$251.88$28.03$0.00$0.00
Cardiologists20241st Qtr$186.05$50.91$0.00$0.00
Psychiatrists20241st Qtr$175.71$0.00$0.00$0.00
Orthopedic Surgeons, Except Pediatric20241st Qtr$158.20$63.70$0.00$0.00
Obstetricians and Gynecologists20241st 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 2023Annual1,822$443,562,037
Single Family 2023Annual909$279,882,887
Total all types construction permits 2023Annual2,731$723,444,924
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Consumer Price Index (US BLS & Calif. DIR)[Top]
AreaConsumer Price Index % Change
Time Period2023Time Period2022
United States Annual300.7Annual292.74.2
California Annual331.8Annual319.23.9
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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
2023AnnualMedian Price of Homes Sold$1,235,000
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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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Data for Alameda 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
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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