Section D

Gross State Product, Income, and Cost-of-Living

This section presents data on Gross State Product, business and personal income, minimum wage, poverty guidelines, consumer expenditures, and the Consumer Price Index.

Gross state product estimates are prepared by the US Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis on an industry or gross product originating basis, and are shown in both current and constant dollars.

Estimates of personal income received by residents of each state are prepared annually by the Regional Economic Information System, Bureau of Economic Analysis, United States Department of Commerce.

Median income data and poverty statistics are from the US Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census and the California Department of Finance's Demographic Research Unit.

Minimum wage data is provided by the California Department of Industrial Relation's Industrial Welfare Commission.

Lower living standard income levels and poverty guidelines originated from the US Department of Labor and US Department of Health and Human Services.

The buying habits (expenditures) of households and families are derived from the Consumer Expenditure Survey conducted by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Data on business and personal taxable income are compiled by the California Franchise Tax Board’s Statistical Systems Bureau. It should be noted that much of the state’s personal income is received by persons who had insufficient amounts of gross income and net income to necessitate their filing State returns or who are exempt from State taxation. Conversely, there are items of taxable income which are not included in the personal income concept, such as gains from the sale of assets. Therefore, the data reported on California personal income tax returns are not strictly comparable to those estimates of total personal income reported by the Department of Commerce.

The Consumer Price Index is published for three areas in California, the Los Angeles-Anaheim-Riverside CMSA (Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, and Ventura Counties), the San Francisco-Oakland-San Jose CMSA (Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Solano, and Sonoma Counties), and the San Diego MSA (San Diego County). The index is also published for California and the United States.

The indexes for the United States, San Diego MSA, San Francisco-Oakland-San Jose CMSA, and Los Angeles-Anaheim-Riverside CMSA are compiled by the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics. The index for California is computed by the California Department of Industrial Relations, Division of Labor Statistics and Research, as a weighted average of the Los Angeles-Anaheim-Riverside CMSA, San Francisco-Oakland-San Jose CMSA, and from 1965-1986, San Diego MSA indexes.

Each table is available in Microsoft EXCEL format.

Tables

Table D-1 — Gross State Product, California

Table D-2 — Gross State Product in Current Dollars, California

Table D-3 — Gross State Product in Constant Dollars, California

Table D-4 — Total Personal Income, Component Detail, California

Table D-5 — Total Personal Income, Industry Detail, California

Table D-6 — Total and Per Capita Personal Income, California

Table D-7 — Total and Per Capita Disposable Personal Income, California

Table D-8 — Total Personal Income, California and Counties

Table D-9 — Per Capita Personal Income, California and Counties

Table D-10 — Personal Income Tax Returns, Number and Amount of Adjusted Gross Income (AGI)  Reported by AGI Class, California

Table D-11 — Personal Income Tax Returns, Number and Amount of Adjusted Gross Income (AGI), History, California

Table D-12 — Personal Income Tax Statistics, California and Counties

Table D-13 — Bank and Corporation Franchise Tax Returns, State Net Income and Tax Assessed by State Net Income Class, California

Table D-14 — Bank and Corporation Franchise Tax Returns and State Net Income by Industry, California

Table D-15 — Corporate Income Reported for State Taxation, History, California

Table D-16 — Consumer Price Indexes, All Items, Selected Areas

Table D-17 — Consumer Price Indexes for All Urban Consumers, by Expenditure Category, Current Year, Selected Areas

Table D-18 — Consumer Price Indexes for All Urban Consumers, by Expenditure Category, History, Selected Areas

Table D-19 — Average Annual Expenditures of All Consumer Units by Type of Expenditure, California Areas

Table D-20 — Median Family and Household Income, California

Table D-21 — Median Income and Poverty Status, California and Counties

Table D-22 — Lower Living Standard Income Levels and Poverty Guidelines, California Counties

Table D-23 — Minimum Wage History, California and United States

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