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El Centro, California Job Growth

There were 54,100 jobs in El Centro, California in October 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 60,922 employed persons for the month. El Centro added 400 jobs in October 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 103 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare El Centro job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey October 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 54,100 +400 +1,000
CPS 60,922 +103 +1,323

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

El Centro, California Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for El Centro 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 El Centro, California

CES employment for El Centro peaked in August 2018 at 54,400. Since then 300 jobs have been lost in El Centro according to the employer survey. From a trough of 53,700 in September 2018, El Centro has gained 400 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment in October 2018 for El Centro is at a new high of 60,922.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through October 2018

El Centro, California Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
October 2018 54,100 400 60,922 103
September 2018 53,700 -700 60,819 131
August 2018 54,400 500 60,688 239
July 2018 53,900 100 60,449 429
June 2018 53,800 -200 60,020 121
May 2018 54,000 300 59,899 174
April 2018 53,700 -300 59,725 1
March 2018 54,000 700 59,724 134
February 2018 53,300 0 59,590 239
January 2018 53,300 200 59,351 228
December 2017 53,100 200 59,123 -245
November 2017 52,900 -200 59,368 -231