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Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, California Job Growth

There were 309,700 jobs in Oxnard, California in November 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 414,941 employed persons for the month. Oxnard added 200 jobs in November 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 780 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Oxnard job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 309,700 +200 +6,800
CPS 414,941 +780 +7,751

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 August 2017 at 310,800. Since then 1,100 jobs have been lost in Oxnard according to the employer survey. From a trough of 309,500 in October 2017, Oxnard has gained 200 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment in November 2017 for Oxnard is at a new high of 414,941.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2017

Oxnard, California Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2017 309,700 200 414,941 780
October 2017 309,500 -1,200 414,161 -708
September 2017 310,700 -100 414,869 4,146
August 2017 310,800 1,300 410,723 203
July 2017 309,500 -100 410,520 1,096
June 2017 309,600 1,800 409,424 1,400
May 2017 307,800 1,900 408,024 18
April 2017 305,900 -700 408,006 -774
March 2017 306,600 400 408,780 263
February 2017 306,200 200 408,517 -301
January 2017 306,000 3,100 408,818 1,117
December 2016 302,900 0 407,701 511