Economic Insights

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Congressional District 15

Autos Drive California Forward

Industry Impact

8.5K
8.5 Thousand total auto jobs in California
1.80%
1.80% depend on the auto industry for jobs
$912.7M
Total Labor Income Annually
41.3K
Total New Cars Sold in 2022
Multi-industry contribution analysis of the economic impact of automotive manufacturing, selling, repairing, renting, and additional maintenance modeled using IMPLAN economic analysis data software, 2021 data year; compiled by Alliance for Automotive Innovation with data provided by S&P Global Mobility, sales figures represent new vehicle registrations between January 1, 2022 - December 31, 2022.

Tax Revenue

$95.4M
total state tax revenue
$2.1M
corporate profits tax
$24.5M
state income taxes

Registrations

551.5K
Registered

By Body Style

  • Cars 264,089 (47.88%)
  • UVs 194,579 (35.28%)
  • Pickups 53,832 (9.76%)
  • Vans/Minivans 33,734 (6.12%)

By Powertrain

  • ICE / Hybrid 513,589 (93.12%)
  • Electric 29,781 (5.4%)
  • Plug-In Hybrid 7,817 (1.42%)
  • Fuel Cell 322 (0.06%)
The California congressional district 15 average age of vehicles is 10.7 years; The national average is 12.2.

Figures compiled by Powerbase Associates with data provided by S&P Global Mobility as of December 31, 2022.

New Purchases

41.3K
Vehicles Sold

By Body Style

  • Cars 15,692 (37.98%)
  • UVs 21,366 (51.72%)
  • Pickups 2,532 (6.13%)
  • Vans/Minivans 1,724 (4.17%)

By Powertrain

  • ICE / Hybrid 28,973 (70.13%)
  • Electric 10,989 (26.6%)
  • Plug-In Hybrid 1,290 (3.12%)
  • Fuel Cell 62 (0.15%)

Auto-related Activity at Ports

Economic Activity From Past Decade

  • 0.00 0.00 Total Exports
  • 0.00 0.00 Total Imports

Economic Activity from 2022

  • 0.00 0.00 Total Exports
  • 0.00 0.00 Total Imports

Compiled by Powerbase Associates with data provided by USA Trade Online, figures represent port activity over the past decade and between January 1, 2022 - December 31, 2022.

Fueling

  • Gasoline Stations 158
  • EV Level 2 Charging Ports 1486
  • EV Level 2 Charging Stations 870
  • EV DC Fast Charging Ports 105
  • EV DC Fast Charging Stations 64
  • Hydrogen Stations 1

Compiled by Alliance for Automotive Innovation with data provided by U.S. Department of Energy's Alternative Fuels Data Center, figures represent fueling data as of January 1, 2023.

Consumers
$125.9K
Median Household Income
65.40%
Owner Occupied Housing
34.60%
Rental Occupied Housing
85.00%
Owner Occupied Single Family Homes

Commuting to Work

  • Drive Alone to Work (50%)
  • Carpool to Work (8.60%)
  • Take Public Transportation (5.70%)
  • Work From Home (30.80%)
  • Other (4.90%)

Housing Type

  • Single Family Home (62%)
  • 1-Unit (11.80%)
  • 2-4 Units (4.60%)
  • 5-9 Units (4.10%)
  • 10-19 Units (2.60%)
  • 20+ Units (12.60%)
  • Mobile / RV / Boat (2.20%)

Figures compiled by Alliance for Automotive Innovation with data provided U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey 2021.

Automaker's Facilities

General Motors Location Employees
GM Cruise South San Francisco South San Francisco, CA
Volkswagen Group of America Location Employees
Future Center California UX Belmont, CA 24
Innovation and Engineering Center California Belmont ?, CA 193
Volvo Location Employees
Volvo Car Technology Mountain View, CA 0