El Centro, California Job Growth
There were 53,000 jobs in El Centro, California in January 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 59,285 employed persons for the month. El Centro lost 100 jobs in January 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 131 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare El Centro 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.
El Centro, California Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for El Centro 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 El Centro, California
CES employment for El Centro peaked in March 2017 at 53,700. Since then 700 jobs have been lost in El Centro according to the employer survey. From a trough of 52,700 in July 2017, El Centro has gained 300 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 60,804 for El Centro in March 2014. 1,519 jobs have been lost in El Centro since then according to the household survey. From a May 2017 low of 58,220, El Centro has added 1,065 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
El Centro, California Employment History