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Employment

 

Within the Yuba City Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA), the total work force for 2012 was estimated to be 70,600. The following chart illustrates the categories of employment.

Over the past decade, the mix of employment has slightly shifted away from manufacturing and wholesale trade to retail trade and services.

Employment

 

Farm:
7%
4,700 persons
Goods Producing:
5%
3,600 persons
Trade, Transportation and Utilities:
11%
8,100 persons
Financial Activities:
2%
1,300 persons
Professional and Business Services:
4%
2,800 persons
Educational and Health Services:
8%
5,500 persons
Leisure and Hospitality:
6%
4,000 persons
Other Services:
1%
1,000 persons
Government:
15%
10,300 persons

Employment Statistics

 

The following charts provide employment information on Yuba and Sutter counties, as well as other communities from which an employer could expect to draw employees.

Employment Statistics for Yuba-Sutter
Area Labor Force Employment Unemployment
Yuba-Sutter 70,600 58,300 12,200 17.3%

Employment Statistics for Other Communities
Area Labor Force Employment Unemployment
Colusa 3,540 3,040 500 14.2%
Grass Valley 5,770 5,280 490 8.5%
Gridley 2,800 2,000 800 27.4%
Lincoln 7,900 6,600 1,300 16.9%
Oroville 5,400 4,500 900 17.1%
Oroville East 4,100 3,800 300 7.0%
Thermalito 2,600 2,000 600 23.9%
Chico 33,300 29,500 3,800 11.4%
Williams 2,010 1,420 590 29.2%
Woodland 29,000 25,100 3,900 13.5%

Source: State of California Employment Development Department