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Chico, California Job Growth

There were 83,600 jobs in Chico, California in May 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 98,232 employed persons for the month. Chico added 500 jobs in May 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 318 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Chico job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey May 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 83,600 +500 +2,100
CPS 98,232 +318 +1,466

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 in May 2018 is at a new high of 83,600.

CPS employment in May 2018 for Chico is at a new high of 98,232.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through May 2018

Chico, California Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
May 2018 83,600 500 98,232 318
April 2018 83,100 -300 97,914 -134
March 2018 83,400 1,200 98,048 328
February 2018 82,200 -600 97,720 -370
January 2018 82,800 600 98,090 188
December 2017 82,200 300 97,902 -46
November 2017 81,900 -700 97,948 -134
October 2017 82,600 700 98,082 239
September 2017 81,900 200 97,843 590
August 2017 81,700 0 97,253 353
July 2017 81,700 100 96,900 126
June 2017 81,600 100 96,774 8