Merced, California Job Growth
There were 65,500 jobs in Merced, California in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 104,620 employed persons for the month. Merced added 599 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 164 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Merced 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.
Merced, California Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Merced 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 Merced, California
CES employment for Merced peaked in September 2016 at 66,300. Since then 800 jobs have been lost in Merced according to the employer survey. From a trough of 64,900 in November 2016, Merced has gained 599 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 104,784 for Merced in November 2016. 164 jobs have been lost in Merced since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Merced, California Employment History