Chico, California Job Growth
There were 69,500 jobs in Chico, California in March 2013 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 90,852 employed persons for the month. Chico added 300 jobs in March 2013 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 261 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Chico job growth to job growth in other cities.
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Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.
Chico, California Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Chico as measured by the CES and CPS surveys. To illustrate the trend, the 3 month moving average change in employment is shown in green.
CES Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month
CPS Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month
Total Employment for Chico, California
CES employment for Chico peaked in October 2006 at 77,100. Since then 7,600 jobs have been lost in Chico according to the employer survey. From a trough of 67,200 in March 2011, Chico has gained 2,300 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 95,667 for Chico in December 2006. 4,815 jobs have been lost in Chico since then according to the household survey. From a March 2011 low of 87,840, Chico has added 3,012 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Chico, California Employment History