Sacramento Forecast Project Nevada County/Truckee-Grass Valley MSA Economic Forecast Sacramento Forecast Project
 revised January, 2013  
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Employment in Nevada County (a.k.a. Truckee-Grass Valley Micropolitan Statistical Area) increased in 2012, with a 0.6% (200 jobs)gain. The forecast for 2013, based on actual data through December, 2012, is for a smaller increase of 0.5% (100 jobs).
graph, Employment, 1990-2013
The annual average Unemployment Rate in Nevada County declined in 2012 to 9.4%, down from the 10.6% annual average in 2011. The forecast for 2013 for the average annual Unemployment Rate, based on actual data through December, 2012, is an increase to 9.8% in 2013.
graph, Unemployment Rate, 1990-2013
Taxable Sales
Nevada County's Taxable Sales stopped three years of decline by increasing 2.9% in 2010. The forecast for 2011, based on actual data through the 3rd quarter of 2011, is a larger 5.6% increase, followed by a 2.5% increase in 2012 and another 2.5% increase in 2013.
graph, Taxable Sales, all Outlets, 1990-2013
Data Tables
The Sacramento Forecast Project maintains files for these variables and the supporting variables for Nevada County, in Excel format, that can be made available on request.
table, Civilian Labor Force, 1995-2013
table, Number of Persons Employed, 1995-2013
table, Number of Jobs, 1995-2013
table, Taxable Sales, all Outlets, 1990-2013
Nevada County has several useful and informative locations on the Internet. For information about the county and its environment, try: The State of California maintains:
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Update: January, 2013
Next Revision: July, 2013

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