Department of Numbers

Redding, California Job Growth

There were 63,900 jobs in Redding, California in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 69,564 employed persons for the month. Redding added 100 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 194 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Redding job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey December 2016 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 63,900 +100 0
CPS 69,564 -194 +191

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

Redding, California Employment Changes

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

CES employment for Redding peaked in September 2006 at 67,600. Since then 3,700 jobs have been lost in Redding according to the employer survey. From a trough of 57,900 in May 2011, Redding has gained 6,000 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 77,414 for Redding in October 2006. 7,850 jobs have been lost in Redding since then according to the household survey. From a May 2011 low of 64,410, Redding has added 5,154 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through December 2016

Redding, California Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
December 2016 63,900 100 69,564 -194
November 2016 63,800 0 69,758 181
October 2016 63,800 200 69,577 278
September 2016 63,600 -400 69,299 111
August 2016 64,000 -99 69,188 -31
July 2016 64,099 -400 69,219 13
June 2016 64,500 -200 69,206 25
May 2016 64,700 200 69,181 -38
April 2016 64,500 700 69,219 65
March 2016 63,800 -299 69,154 -304
February 2016 64,099 -100 69,458 81
January 2016 64,200 300 69,377 4