El Centro, California Job Growth
There were 50,300 jobs in El Centro, California in April 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 51,511 employed persons for the month. El Centro lost 2,800 jobs in April 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 5,678 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare El Centro 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.
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 February 2020 at 53,800. Since then 3,500 jobs have been lost in El Centro according to the employer survey.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 60,371 for El Centro in March 2014. 8,860 jobs have been lost in El Centro since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
El Centro, California Employment History