Chico, California Job Growth
There were 71,800 jobs in Chico, California in July 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 83,736 employed persons for the month. Chico lost 300 jobs in July 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 18 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Chico job growth to job growth in other cities.
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Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.
Chico, California Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Chico 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 Chico, California
CES employment for Chico peaked in July 2018 at 83,400. Since then 11,600 jobs have been lost in Chico according to the employer survey. From a trough of 68,000 in April 2020, Chico has gained 3,800 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 97,345 for Chico in June 2018. 13,609 jobs have been lost in Chico since then according to the household survey. From a May 2020 low of 79,080, Chico has added 4,656 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Chico, California Employment History