Chico, California Job Growth
There were 84,500 jobs in Chico, California in October 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 97,763 employed persons for the month. Chico lost 100 jobs in October 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 185 (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 September 2019 at 84,600. Since then 100 jobs have been lost in Chico according to the employer survey.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 98,756 for Chico in February 2019. 993 jobs have been lost in Chico since then according to the household survey. From a August 2019 low of 97,507, Chico has added 256 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Chico, California Employment History