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Santa Rosa, California Job Growth

There were 201,700 jobs in Santa Rosa, California in March 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 250,466 employed persons for the month. Santa Rosa lost 1,500 jobs in March 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 35 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Santa Rosa job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey March 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 201,700 -1,500 +1,300
CPS 250,466 +35 +71

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

Santa Rosa, California Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Santa Rosa 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 Santa Rosa, California

CES employment for Santa Rosa peaked in December 2016 at 203,500. Since then 1,800 jobs have been lost in Santa Rosa according to the employer survey.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 251,363 for Santa Rosa in August 2016. 897 jobs have been lost in Santa Rosa since then according to the household survey. From a January 2017 low of 249,711, Santa Rosa has added 755 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through March 2017

Santa Rosa, California Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
March 2017 201,700 -1,500 250,466 35
February 2017 203,200 1,400 250,431 720
January 2017 201,800 -1,700 249,711 -1,082
December 2016 203,500 1,800 250,793 892
November 2016 201,700 -1,200 249,901 -209
October 2016 202,900 0 250,110 -969
September 2016 202,900 200 251,079 -284
August 2016 202,700 300 251,363 432
July 2016 202,400 800 250,931 968
June 2016 201,600 300 249,963 806
May 2016 201,300 0 249,157 -406
April 2016 201,300 900 249,563 -832