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Visalia-Porterville, California Job Growth

There were 125,400 jobs in Visalia, California in March 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 184,231 employed persons for the month. Visalia lost 0 jobs in March 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 81 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Visalia job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey March 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 125,400 0 +2,200
CPS 184,231 +81 +589

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 January 2017 at 125,800. Since then 400 jobs have been lost in Visalia according to the employer survey. From a trough of 125,400 in February 2017, Visalia has gained 0 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment in March 2017 for Visalia is at a new high of 184,231.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through March 2017

Visalia, California Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
March 2017 125,400 0 184,231 81
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
August 2016 123,900 200 183,478 211
July 2016 123,700 300 183,267 455
June 2016 123,400 200 182,812 -107
May 2016 123,200 -200 182,919 -621
April 2016 123,400 200 183,540 -102