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Hanford-Corcoran, California Job Growth

There were 39,500 jobs in Hanford, California in August 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 51,018 employed persons for the month. Hanford added 200 jobs in August 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 25 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Hanford job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey August 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 39,500 +200 +800
CPS 51,018 -25 -189

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Hanford, California Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Hanford 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 Hanford, California

CES employment for Hanford in August 2017 is at a new high of 39,500.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 53,820 for Hanford in December 2007. 2,802 jobs have been lost in Hanford since then according to the household survey. From a January 2011 low of 49,221, Hanford has added 1,797 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through August 2017

Hanford, California Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
August 2017 39,500 200 51,018 -25
July 2017 39,300 300 51,043 -244
June 2017 39,000 -300 51,287 -122
May 2017 39,300 300 51,409 -83
April 2017 39,000 400 51,492 -73
March 2017 38,600 -100 51,565 150
February 2017 38,700 100 51,415 198
January 2017 38,600 -100 51,217 56
December 2016 38,700 -200 51,161 12
November 2016 38,900 100 51,149 23
October 2016 38,800 100 51,126 -26
September 2016 38,700 0 51,152 -55