Raising the minimum wage to $15.25 will provide social and economic benefits to our region.
Economic Roundtable mapped the locations of street vendors and brick and mortar retail and restaurants in Los Angeles. We found that only a quarter of stores and restaurants were located in proximity to street vendors, however, stores near vendors were more likely to experience job growth.
Table of industry employment data sources, from federal, state and local sources.
Industry Employment and Earnings by Los Angeles City Planning Areas Employment and earnings index for 4-digit SIC Industries in Los Angeles, for 1992 and 1998, industries employing 5,000 or more workers. Includes data for Los Angeles County, Los Angeles City, and the seven Los Angeles City planning areas, plus a map of the planning areas.
Internet Data Sources for Local Labor Market Analysis This page lists sources of local labor market infomration that are useful for analysis. It is divided into three sections: Federal, California State, and Local. Please let us know if any links become outdated. FEDERAL AGENCIES Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census County Business Patterns – Industry Establishment, Payroll and Employment Data County Business Patterns is an annual series of data from the Census Bureau’s Business Register, a file of all known companies.
Unemployment and under-employment data through September 2011 for Los Angeles County, California and the nation, drawn from the Current Population Survey (sources: BLS Basic Monthly CPS, US Census) and compiled by the Economic Roundtable. Data includes three-month-rolling averages; notes on our methodology are included in the data file.
The Economic Roundtable conducted research in support First 5 Los Angeles’ Cross Cutting Strategies Investment. This planning work became a foundation for First 5 LA’s Cross-Cutting Approaches, which has four goals: Improved social connections within and across families, community members and organizations. Improved integrated child and family services that are accessible and culturally appropriate.
The Economic Roundtable produced county and sub-county information on Child and Family Health for First 5 Los Angeles, supporting their internal planning for what became the Best Start investment. The maps, slides and tables focus on the health and socioeconomic status of Los Angeles County’s children from birth through age three, as well as that of pregnant women (hence “P-3”).
L.A. Economy Project Data Seven years of employment and payroll information (1996-2002) for each employer in Los Angeles County was analyzed, along with detailed information about the residential labor force of the City of Los Angeles to produce a data library for strategic economic planning. Major categories of information include: the industry base in each area of the city and growth trends and wages; the residential labor force in each area of the city and skill levels and earnings; and the informal economy – its size and the industries responsible for offering unreported jobs.
Family Needs Survey Survey questionnaire responses from 8,536 working welfare parents and other poor families in Los Angeles County. The full report, Running Out of Time: Voices of Parents Struggling to Move from Welfare to Work, can be downloaded for free from our web site.
Occupational Employment and Wages by Los Angeles City Planning Area Detailed occupational employment and earnings data for 5-digit OES occupations, for each of the seven City of Los Angeles planning areas. 1998 Annual Data, includes map of planning areas.
Employment and Wage Distribution by Los Angeles City Planning Area Detailed employment totals and earnings distribution for 5-digit OES occupations, with one sheet for each planning area. Includes data for the seven Los Angeles City planning areas, plus a map of the planning areas.