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Hanford-Corcoran, California Job Growth

There were 38,600 jobs in Hanford, California in March 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 51,539 employed persons for the month. Hanford lost 100 jobs in March 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 124 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Hanford job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey March 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 38,600 -100 0
CPS 51,539 +124 -335

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 peaked in October 2008 at 39,300. Since then 700 jobs have been lost in Hanford according to the employer survey. From a trough of 36,200 in December 2010, Hanford has gained 2,400 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 53,820 for Hanford in December 2007. 2,281 jobs have been lost in Hanford since then according to the household survey. From a January 2011 low of 49,221, Hanford has added 2,318 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through March 2017

Hanford, California Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
March 2017 38,600 -100 51,539 124
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
August 2016 38,700 -100 51,207 -85
July 2016 38,800 100 51,292 -196
June 2016 38,700 -100 51,488 -213
May 2016 38,800 200 51,701 -136
April 2016 38,600 0 51,837 -37