Department of Numbers

Hanford-Corcoran, California Job Growth

There were 38,500 jobs in Hanford, California in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 52,545 employed persons for the month. Hanford lost 200 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 75 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Hanford job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey December 2016 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 38,500 -200 -400
CPS 52,545 -75 +146

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 39,400. Since then 900 jobs have been lost in Hanford according to the employer survey. From a trough of 36,100 in September 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. 1,275 jobs have been lost in Hanford since then according to the household survey. From a January 2011 low of 49,221, Hanford has added 3,324 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through December 2016

Hanford, California Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
December 2016 38,500 -200 52,545 -75
November 2016 38,700 500 52,620 404
October 2016 38,200 700 52,216 200
September 2016 37,500 -600 52,016 159
August 2016 38,100 -400 51,857 -204
July 2016 38,500 -400 52,061 -218
June 2016 38,900 -100 52,279 -237
May 2016 39,000 100 52,516 -348
April 2016 38,900 -100 52,864 -305
March 2016 39,000 200 53,169 28
February 2016 38,800 -400 53,141 290
January 2016 39,200 300 52,851 452