El Centro, California Job Growth
There were 49,200 jobs in El Centro, California in February 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 55,039 employed persons for the month. El Centro added 600 jobs in February 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 285 (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 54,200. Since then 5,000 jobs have been lost in El Centro according to the employer survey. From a trough of 48,100 in May 2020, El Centro has gained 1,100 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 60,371 for El Centro in March 2014. 5,332 jobs have been lost in El Centro since then according to the household survey. From a May 2020 low of 51,642, El Centro has added 3,397 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
El Centro, California Employment History