Department of Numbers

Stockton-Lodi, California Job Growth

There were 223,600 jobs in Stockton, California in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 294,612 employed persons for the month. Stockton lost 1,500 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 1,477 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Stockton job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey December 2016 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 223,600 -1,500 +700
CPS 294,612 -1,477 +2,233

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

Stockton, California Employment Changes

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

CES employment for Stockton peaked in August 2016 at 228,000. Since then 4,400 jobs have been lost in Stockton according to the employer survey.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 296,155 for Stockton in October 2016. 1,543 jobs have been lost in Stockton since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through December 2016

Stockton, California Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
December 2016 223,600 -1,500 294,612 -1,477
November 2016 225,100 -600 296,089 -66
October 2016 225,700 400 296,155 684
September 2016 225,300 -2,700 295,471 -98
August 2016 228,000 100 295,569 391
July 2016 227,900 3,000 295,178 338
June 2016 224,900 -700 294,840 681
May 2016 225,600 1,200 294,159 731
April 2016 224,400 1,100 293,428 238
March 2016 223,300 700 293,190 436
February 2016 222,600 1,100 292,754 243
January 2016 221,500 -1,400 292,511 132