The demand for labor explains a lot of migration patterns. Where the uneducated once moved to staff large industrial centers, now those with the means and a college education flock to feed the Innovation Economy that is rising from their ashes.
. . . presents the employment rates of California women over time; their current employment rate according to age group, highest degree attained, and race/ethnic category; and their occupational category with median personal income.
California’s San Joaquin Valley is one of the richest agricultural regions in the world, with Fresno County farmers receiving a record $6.8 billion in revenues last year. But the region also consistently ranks among the nation’s most impoverished.
On Thursday, Mother Jones collected three jarring snapshots of Silicon Valley’s much-discussed (but largely under-studied) disparities between individuals of different genders and races.
Bracy’s talk featured some eye-popping charts on Silicon Valley’s race and gender divide.
Data tool for accessing Bureau of the Census data from different series
Annual demographic and housing data for California and Los Angeles MSA
Ongoing survey that provides demographic, income, education, and employment data on the population
Presentation from December 2012 Economic Outlook Conference
. . . examine several likely characteristics of the Inland Empire in 2015, including the expected population makeup and economic conditions.
“. . . report explores this group of entrepreneurs and finds most low-skilled business owners have lower annual earnings than do low-skilled wage-earners—despite working more hours per week. “
This multi-topic publication highlights the state’s most pressing long-term policy challenges in several key areas . . .
. . . examines the growth of industry and employment, salary and wage trends, demographic changes and the educational attainment of Orange County students.
. . . measures the overall quality of life in Orange County by tracking key indicators of economic, social and environmental well being.
These imbalances raise questions about access and potential stumbling blocks to individuals in different demographic groups. The fact that many of these individuals are also in low- and moderate-income communities intensifies the urgency of such questions. To limit their individual entrepreneurial opportunities is to limit the chances for their communities to achieve prosperity.