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Stockton-Lodi, California Job Growth

There were 228,300 jobs in Stockton, California in August 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 294,084 employed persons for the month. Stockton lost 600 jobs in August 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 83 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Stockton job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey August 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 228,300 -600 +2,000
CPS 294,084 +83 -79

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 March 2017 at 228,900. Since then 600 jobs have been lost in Stockton according to the employer survey. From a trough of 228,300 in June 2017, Stockton has gained 0 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 296,488 for Stockton in January 2017. 2,404 jobs have been lost in Stockton since then according to the household survey. From a May 2017 low of 292,504, Stockton has added 1,580 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through August 2017

Stockton, California Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
August 2017 228,300 -600 294,084 83
July 2017 228,900 600 294,001 158
June 2017 228,300 -600 293,843 1,339
May 2017 228,900 300 292,504 -2,559
April 2017 228,600 -300 295,063 -316
March 2017 228,900 400 295,379 -92
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