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Stockton-Lodi, California Job Growth

There were 228,300 jobs in Stockton, California in March 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 295,437 employed persons for the month. Stockton lost 200 jobs in March 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 34 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Stockton job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey March 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 228,300 -200 +4,500
CPS 295,437 -34 +3,535

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 October 2016 at 228,700. Since then 400 jobs have been lost in Stockton according to the employer survey. From a trough of 227,800 in December 2016, Stockton has gained 500 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 296,488 for Stockton in January 2017. 1,051 jobs have been lost in Stockton since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through March 2017

Stockton, California Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
March 2017 228,300 -200 295,437 -34
February 2017 228,500 400 295,471 -1,017
January 2017 228,100 300 296,488 398
December 2016 227,800 -300 296,090 409
November 2016 228,100 -600 295,681 430
October 2016 228,700 2,300 295,251 523
September 2016 226,400 100 294,728 565
August 2016 226,300 500 294,163 593
July 2016 225,800 900 293,570 587
June 2016 224,900 -100 292,983 444
May 2016 225,000 700 292,539 309
April 2016 224,300 500 292,230 328