Dashboards

This dashboard represents four key economic competitiveness indicators and where the Greater Sacramento region stands within each. Red indicates a need for improvement. Yellow indicates caution is required. Green indicates strength in a particular sector. The symbols to the right of each metric indicate if the metric has gone up, down, or remained the same since the last reporting period.

Demographics

Workforce

Economy

Quality of Life

Median Age

36.9

Rank: 10th (2015) 

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% Pop w/ BA or Higher

31.1%

Rank: 19th (2015)

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Unemployment Rate

5.4%

Rank: 22nd (October 2016) 

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Median Home Value

$345,100

Rank: 18th (August 2016)

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% Pop Age 18-34

23.9%

Rank: 12th (2015) 

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% Pop w/ PhD

1.4%

Rank: 14th (2015)

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Per Capita GDP

$50,039

Rank: 22nd (2015)

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Avg Commute (Mins)

26.9

Rank: 8th (2015)

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% Pop Foreign Born

18.2%

Rank: 11th (2015) 

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% Grads w/ BA in STEM

48.0%

Rank: 8th (2015)

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Annual US Patents

662

Rank: 21st (2015)

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400 Cities Climate Index

90

Rank: 2nd 

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Population Growth

5.3%

Rank: 18th (2010-2015) 

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Racial Diversity Index

0.65

Rank: 10th (2015)

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VC Dollars Received

$43.2M

Rank: 24th (2015)

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American Fitness Index

62.4

Rank: 10th (2016) 

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Demographics

Workforce

Economy

Quality of Life

Median Age

37.1

Rank: 7th (2015)

% Pop w/ BA or Higher

38.8%

Rank: 2nd (2015)

Unemployment Rate

4.9%

Rank: 8th (October 2016)

Median Home Value

$339,600

Rank: 11th (August 2016)

% Pop Age 18-34

24.1%

Rank: 6th (2015)

% Pop w/ PhD

2.2%

Rank: 1st (2015)

Median Household Income

$76,768

Rank: 1st (2015)

Avg Commute (Mins)

29.5

Rank: 9th (2015)

% Pop Foreign Born

27.2%

Rank: 2nd (2015)

% Grads w/ BA in STEM

53.2%

Rank: 1st (2015)

Annual US Patents

25,454

Rank: 1st (2015)

400 Cities Climate Index*

87

Rank: 2nd

Population Growth

1.3%

Rank: 8th (2010-2015)

Racial Diversity Index

0.71

Rank: 1st (2015)

VC Dollars Received

$27.4B

Rank: 1st (2015)

American Fitness Index*

69.3

Rank: 2nd (2016)

*Metric represents economic center of megaregion