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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Alameda County, California need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In California

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 9.98 9.46 7.28 4.53 0.00 8.84
  Total Electric Industry 9.98 9.46 7.28 4.53 0.00 8.84
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.79 10.04 7.58 5.05 0.00 9.42
  Total Electric Industry 10.79 10.04 7.58 5.05 0.00 9.42
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.07 10.33 7.59 5.54 0.00 9.66
  Total Electric Industry 11.07 10.33 7.59 5.54 0.00 9.66
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.30 10.46 7.33 5.05 0.00 9.69
  Total Electric Industry 11.30 10.46 7.33 5.05 0.00 9.69
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.43 10.90 7.09 5.00 0.00 9.78
  Total Electric Industry 11.43 10.90 7.09 5.00 0.00 9.78
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.61 10.49 7.37 6.73 0.00 9.91
  Total Electric Industry 11.61 10.49 7.37 6.73 0.00 9.91
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.33 9.83 6.97 6.45 0.00 9.48
  Total Electric Industry 11.33 9.83 6.97 6.45 0.00 9.48
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.50 9.98 6.95 7.50 0.00 9.54
  Total Electric Industry 11.50 9.98 6.95 7.50 0.00 9.54
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.60 9.66 6.59 5.06 0.00 9.03
  Total Electric Industry 10.60 9.66 6.59 5.06 0.00 9.03
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 4.10 3.65 3.00 3.28 0.00 3.28
  Full-Service Providers 10.71 10.05 7.16 4.16 0.00 9.34
  Total Electric Industry 10.64 9.44 6.27 4.15 0.00 8.75
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 13.64 7.82 6.78 9.36 0.00 7.63
  Full-Service Providers 10.85 10.55 7.22 4.79 0.00 9.66
  Total Electric Industry 10.89 10.25 7.14 4.87 0.00 9.47
2001              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.48 1.35 2.08 2.09 0.00 1.67
  Energy-Only Providers 13.21 8.02 7.49 10.78 0.00 8.21
  Full-Service Providers 12.08 12.41 9.54 8.47 0.00 11.41
  Total Electric Industry 12.09 12.15 9.23 8.48 0.00 11.22
2002              
  Delivery-Only Service 5.80 3.57 2.17 5.73 0.00 2.95
  Energy-Only Providers 8.12 6.00 6.18 17.16 0.00 6.14
  Full-Service Providers 12.63 13.84 10.23 6.53 0.00 12.52
  Total Electric Industry 12.64 13.36 9.81 6.60 0.00 12.19
2003              
  Delivery-Only Service 5.43 3.90 2.72 0.00 0.47 3.33
  Energy-Only Providers 7.41 5.76 6.18 0.00 3.47 5.94
  Full-Service Providers 12.23 12.83 9.79 0.00 7.38 12.05
  Total Electric Industry 12.23 12.48 9.59 0.00 5.80 11.78
2004              
  Delivery-Only Service 5.66 4.31 3.14 0.00 0.50 3.72
  Energy-Only Providers 6.88 5.90 5.95 0.00 3.59 5.90
  Full-Service Providers 12.20 11.81 9.33 0.00 8.03 11.53
  Total Electric Industry 12.20 11.64 9.27 0.00 6.42 11.35
2005              
  Delivery-Only Service 7.42 4.62 3.48 0.00 0.50 4.07
  Energy-Only Providers 9.52 6.83 6.68 0.00 3.95 6.75
  Full-Service Providers 12.49 11.97 9.39 0.00 8.11 11.71
  Total Electric Industry 12.51 11.92 9.55 0.00 6.55 11.63
2006              
  Delivery-Only Service 7.79 4.92 3.54 0.00 0.55 4.27
  Energy-Only Providers 10.57 7.66 7.17 0.00 3.82 7.41
  Full-Service Providers 14.32 12.93 9.95 0.00 7.66 12.92
  Total Electric Industry 14.33 12.90 10.09 0.00 6.29 12.82

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Alameda County, California

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 23,604   (3.6%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 22,779   (3.5%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 29,541   (4.5%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 50,840   (7.8%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 56,450   (8.6%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 90,963   (13.9%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 95,057   (14.5%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 86,302   (13.2%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 44,453   (6.8%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 53,000   (8.1%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 21,007   (3.2%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 9,261   (1.4%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 40,112   (6.1%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 31,600   (4.8%)


(updated 2010)



Household Size By Vehicles Available
(Alameda County, California)

1-person household:

No vehicle available : 33,409

1 vehicle available : 94,735

2 vehicles available : 15,136

3 vehicles available : 2,418

4 or more vehicles available : 1,016

2-person household:

No vehicle available : 12,982

1 vehicle available : 48,892

2 vehicles available : 79,715

3 vehicles available : 18,185

4 or more vehicles available : 4,872

3-person household:

No vehicle available : 5,697

1 vehicle available : 22,820

2 vehicles available : 41,574

3 vehicles available : 21,701

4 or more vehicles available : 6,461

4-or-more-person household:

No vehicle available : 4,763

1 vehicle available : 20,951

2 vehicles available : 60,456

3 vehicles available : 32,905

4 or more vehicles available : 22,117


(updated 2013)



Household Size By Number Of Workers In Household
(Alameda County, California)

1-person household:

No workers : 68,214

1 worker : 78,500

2-person household:

No workers : 43,972

1 worker : 59,023

2 workers : 61,651

3-person household:

No workers : 14,404

1 worker : 34,903

2 workers : 38,566

3 workers : 10,380

4-or-more-person household:

No workers : 16,435

1 worker : 44,280

2 workers : 53,028

3 or more workers : 27,449


(updated 2013)



Means of Transportation To Work
(Alameda County, California)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 442,699

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 51,307

In 3-person carpool : 13,508

In 4-person carpool : 4,111

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 1,335

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 884

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 31,516

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 799

Subway or elevated : 49,380

Railroad : 6,035

Ferryboat : 1,096

Taxicab : 285

Motorcycle : 2,236

Bicycle : 14,049

Walked : 26,222

Other means : 7,311

Worked at home : 38,743


(updated 2013)



Travel Time To Work
(Alameda County, California)

Less than 5 minutes : 9,554

5 to 9 minutes : 41,966

10 to 14 minutes : 77,925

15 to 19 minutes : 93,096

20 to 24 minutes : 84,328

25 to 29 minutes : 35,633

30 to 34 minutes : 102,659

35 to 39 minutes : 20,672

40 to 44 minutes : 35,625

45 to 59 minutes : 74,157

60 to 89 minutes : 60,831

90 or more minutes : 16,327


(updated 2013)



Occupations in Alameda County, California

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 151,821  (41.3%)
  • Service Occupations: 38,218  (10.4%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 67,495  (18.4%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 698  (0.2%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 49,459  (13.5%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 141,491  (43.5%)
  • Service Occupations: 44,555  (13.7%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 114,710  (35.3%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 367  (0.1%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 2,357  (0.7%)


(updated 2010)





Amtrak Stations in Alameda County, California

Rail Station(s)


    University Ave. and Third St.
    Underneath Overpass
    Berkeley, California 94710

    University Ave. and Third St.
    Underneath Overpass
    Berkeley, California 94710

    5885 Horton Street
    Emeryville, California 94608

    5885 Horton Street
    Emeryville, California 94608

    37260 Fremont Blvd.
    Fremont, California 94536

    22555 Meekland Avenue
    Amtrak Rail & Thruway Bus Station
    Hayward, California 94541

    700 73rd Avenue
    Across San Leandro Blvd. from BART station
    Oakland, California 94621

    245 Second Street
    Oakland, California 94607

Bus Station(s)


    5801 Owens Drive
    BART Station, north side
    Pleasanton, California 94588

    999 Upper Mission Blvd
    off I-680
    Fremont, California 94538

    2500 Railroad Avenue
    (Near 1st Street)
    Livermore, California 94550

(updated 2008)



Employment Rate In Alameda County, California

Employed: 712,800
Unemployed: 33,090



Minority Owned Firms of 100 or More in
Alameda County, California

  • Total Black-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 8.0%
  • Total American Indian-and Alaska Native-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 1.2%
  • Total Asian-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 20.7%
  • Total Hispanic-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 8.8%
  • Total Native Hawaiian-and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total women-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 32.5%
  • Other: 28.8%



Water Usage In Alameda County, California

Ground Water

 
Fresh 49.38 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 49.38 Mgal/d
 

Surface Water

 
Fresh 207.86 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 207.86 Mgal/d





There are 797 Farms In Alameda County, California


(updated 2008)



Banks In Alameda County, California

Jpmorgan Chase Bank, National Association - 43 Branches


    Bank Assets: $86b
    Industry Specialization: International
    Total Offices: 5,679

Wells Fargo Bank, National Association - 43 Branches


    Bank Assets: $61.7b
    Industry Specialization: All Other > $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 6,310

Bank Of America, National Association - 42 Branches


    Bank Assets: $61b
    Industry Specialization: All Other > $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 5,094

U.s. Bank National Association - 30 Branches


    Bank Assets: $11.5b
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 3,238

Citibank, National Association - 26 Branches


    Bank Assets: $35.5b
    Industry Specialization: International
    Total Offices: 958

Bank Of The West - 21 Branches


    Bank Assets: $1.4b
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 603

Fremont Bank - 12 Branches


    Bank Assets: $31.1m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 19

Union Bank, National Association - 8 Branches


    Bank Assets: $865.8m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 415

Comerica Bank - 6 Branches


    Bank Assets: $391.4m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 483

California Bank & Trust - 5 Branches


    Bank Assets: $55.3m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 99

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Alameda County, California

  • Hayward Air Terminal


    (about 4.2 miles in San Lorenzo, California; Airport Code: HWD)

  • Hayward Executive


    (about 4.2 miles in Hayward, California; Airport Code: HWD)

  • Metropolitan Oakland International


    (about 6.8 miles in Oakland, California; Airport Code: OAK)

  • Oakland Convention Center Heliport


    (about 11.5 miles in Oakland, California; Airport Code: JCE)

  • Alameda NAS


    (about 13.5 miles in Oakland, California; Airport Code: NGZ)

  • Livermore Municipal


    (about 15.2 miles in Livermore, California; Airport Code: LVK)

  • Berkeley Municipal Heliport


    (about 15.2 miles in Albany, California; Airport Code: JBK)

  • San Carlos Airport


    (about 16.4 miles in Redwood City, California; Airport Code: SQL)

  • San Francisco International


    (about 16.7 miles in San Francisco, California; Airport Code: SFO)

  • Palo Alto Airport of Santa Clara County


    (about 17.7 miles in East Palo Alto, California; Airport Code: PAO)

  • Buchanan Field


    (about 18.9 miles in Concord, California; Airport Code: CCR)

  • Moffett Federal Airfield


    (about 20.9 miles in Moffett Field, California; Airport Code: NUQ)

  • Moffett Field NAS


    (about 21.0 miles in Moffett Field, California; Airport Code: NUQ)

  • China Basin Heliport


    (about 21.0 miles in San Francisco, California; Airport Code: JCC)

  • Marin County Heliport


    (about 25.2 miles in Sausalito, California; Airport Code: JMC)

  • Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International


    (about 25.9 miles in Santa Clara, California; Airport Code: SJC)

  • San Jose International


    (about 25.9 miles in Santa Clara, California; Airport Code: SJC)

  • Half Moon Bay Airport


    (about 26.5 miles in El Granada, California; Airport Code: HAF)

  • Hamilton AFB


    (about 32.9 miles in Novato, California; Airport Code: SRF)

  • Napa County


    (about 35.7 miles in American Canyon, California; Airport Code: APC)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Alameda County, California

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

66.36%

Carpooled

13.79%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

4.46%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.06%

Subway Or Elevated

5.34%

Railroad

0.53%

Ferryboat

0.16%

Taxicab

0.08%

Motorcycle

0.37%

Bicycle

1.24%

Walked

3.23%

Other Means

0.86%

Worked At Home

3.53%



(updated 2010)





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