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 Labor Force and Unemployment

 1st Quarter 2010

Total
Labor Force

Number
Unemployed

Unemployment
Rate

 - City of Modesto

101,700

16,900

16.6%

 - City of Ceres

19,000

4,400

23.4%

 - City of Ripon

6,000

800

13%

 2009 Annual Avg.

     
 - City of Modesto

101,300

14,100

13.9%

 - City of Ceres

18,600

3,700

19.8%

 - City of Ripon

6,000

600

10.8%

 2008 Annual Avg.

     
 - City of Modesto

100,800

9,500

9.4%

 - City of Ceres

18,100

2,500

13.8%

 - City of Ripon

6,000

400

7.1%

 Source: California Employment Development Department www.labormarketinfo.edd.ca.gov, Data as of May 2008

 

 Commute Patterns
 

Distribution of Workers

 Commute Time

 Number of Workers

Modesto

California

U.S.

 Less than 15 minutes

30,232

36.0%

25.3%

28.8%

 15 to 29 minutes

30,984

36.9%

35.2%

36.1%

 30 to 44 minutes

10,298

12.3%

20.8%

19.4%

 45 to 59 minutes 

  3,459

  4.1%

  8.3%

  7.6%

 60 or more minutes

  8,932

10.7%

10.4%

  8.1%

 Estimated Average Travel Time to Work

26.8 Minutes

30.0 Minutes 

27.8 Minutes 

 Source: Claritas  2007 Data (as of May 2008)

Comparison Chart
City County
Workforce
City
Workforce
City
Unemploy-
ment
Commute
Modesto 238,200 101,700 16.6% 26 min.
Fresno 441,300 231,100 17.4% 20 min.
Sacramento 687,600 219,000 15% 26 min.
San Jose 871,600 459,000 13% 24 min.
Stockton 302,900 128,800 22% 32 min.

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This information was collected from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and the U.S. Census Bureau. The City of Modesto claims no responsibility for its accuracy.  

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