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El Centro, California Job Growth

There were 55,600 jobs in El Centro, California in April 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 59,442 employed persons for the month. El Centro added 200 jobs in April 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 245 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare El Centro job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 55,600 +200 +3,100
CPS 59,442 +245 +3,424

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 in April 2022 is at a new high of 55,600.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 60,210 for El Centro in March 2014. 768 jobs have been lost in El Centro since then according to the household survey. From a May 2020 low of 52,288, El Centro has added 7,154 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2022

El Centro, California Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2022 55,600 200 59,442 245
March 2022 55,400 100 59,197 307
February 2022 55,300 200 58,890 249
January 2022 55,100 100 58,641 196
December 2021 55,000 200 58,445 -55
November 2021 54,800 100 58,500 1
October 2021 54,700 400 58,499 242
September 2021 54,300 200 58,257 367
August 2021 54,100 0 57,890 450
July 2021 54,100 1,200 57,440 486
June 2021 52,900 -100 56,954 469
May 2021 53,000 500 56,485 467