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Visalia-Porterville, California Job Growth

There were 122,200 jobs in Visalia, California in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 182,148 employed persons for the month. Visalia added 300 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 832 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Visalia job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey December 2016 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 122,200 +300 +2,400
CPS 182,148 -832 +2,823

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

Visalia, California Employment Changes

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

CES employment for Visalia peaked in October 2016 at 122,400. Since then 200 jobs have been lost in Visalia according to the employer survey. From a trough of 121,900 in November 2016, Visalia has gained 300 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 183,723 for Visalia in October 2016. 1,575 jobs have been lost in Visalia since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through December 2016

Visalia, California Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
December 2016 122,200 300 182,148 -832
November 2016 121,900 -500 182,980 -743
October 2016 122,400 300 183,723 296
September 2016 122,100 200 183,427 108
August 2016 121,900 600 183,319 139
July 2016 121,300 500 183,180 1,989
June 2016 120,800 200 181,191 -142
May 2016 120,600 300 181,333 -844
April 2016 120,300 -600 182,177 -129
March 2016 120,900 100 182,306 322
February 2016 120,800 400 181,984 1,349
January 2016 120,400 600 180,635 1,310