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Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, California Job Growth

There were 298,800 jobs in Oxnard, California in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 408,661 employed persons for the month. Oxnard lost 1,600 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 2,057 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Oxnard job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey December 2016 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 298,800 -1,600 +2,300
CPS 408,661 -2,057 +3,867

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

Oxnard, California Employment Changes

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

CES employment for Oxnard peaked in September 2006 at 300,400. Since then 1,600 jobs have been lost in Oxnard according to the employer survey. From a trough of 272,700 in March 2010, Oxnard has gained 26,100 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 411,278 for Oxnard in October 2016. 2,617 jobs have been lost in Oxnard since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through December 2016

Oxnard, California Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
December 2016 298,800 -1,600 408,661 -2,057
November 2016 300,400 100 410,718 -560
October 2016 300,300 1,600 411,278 1,578
September 2016 298,700 -100 409,700 1,614
August 2016 298,800 600 408,086 922
July 2016 298,200 -1,500 407,164 2,394
June 2016 299,700 2,700 404,770 537
May 2016 297,000 -1,400 404,233 -1,641
April 2016 298,400 1,600 405,874 -1,271
March 2016 296,800 -100 407,145 -533
February 2016 296,900 1,500 407,678 1,715
January 2016 295,400 -1,100 405,963 1,169