Chico, California Job Growth
There were 82,600 jobs in Chico, California in February 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 98,033 employed persons for the month. Chico lost 200 jobs in February 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 33 (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 January 2018 at 82,800. Since then 200 jobs have been lost in Chico according to the employer survey.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 98,245 for Chico in October 2017. 212 jobs have been lost in Chico since then according to the household survey. From a December 2017 low of 97,839, Chico has added 194 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Chico, California Employment History