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Visalia-Porterville, California Job Growth

There were 127,500 jobs in Visalia, California in August 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 185,902 employed persons for the month. Visalia lost 600 jobs in August 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 143 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Visalia job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey August 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 127,500 -600 +3,600
CPS 185,902 +143 +2,424

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 July 2017 at 128,100. Since then 600 jobs have been lost in Visalia according to the employer survey.

CPS employment in August 2017 for Visalia is at a new high of 185,902.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through August 2017

Visalia, California Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
August 2017 127,500 -600 185,902 143
July 2017 128,100 1,900 185,759 1,331
June 2017 126,200 -200 184,428 -233
May 2017 126,400 -800 184,661 -621
April 2017 127,200 1,800 185,282 1,080
March 2017 125,400 0 184,202 52
February 2017 125,400 -400 184,150 111
January 2017 125,800 500 184,039 147
December 2016 125,300 500 183,892 499
November 2016 124,800 -400 183,393 15
October 2016 125,200 400 183,378 -113
September 2016 124,800 900 183,491 13