NOVA LDWA Workforce Data

The NOVA local workforce development area (LDWA) consists of the cities of Cupertino, Los Altos, Milpitas, Mountain View, Palo Alto, Santa Clara, and Sunnyvale in northern Santa Clara County and the entirety of San Mateo County to the north.

 Population       1,329,368
 Working-age Population (16+)     1,045,479
 Labor Force 769,900
 Labor Force Participation Rate      73.6%
 Employment 750,400
 Unemployment 19,400
 Unemployment Rate 2.5%
   * LFPR = Labor force ÷ Working-age population

Population data current as of most recent CA Dept. of Finance update (2015).
Workforce data current as of most recent EDD update.