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Hanford-Corcoran, California Job Growth

There were 37,900 jobs in Hanford, California in November 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 50,698 employed persons for the month. Hanford lost 200 jobs in November 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 153 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Hanford job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 37,900 -200 -3,300
CPS 50,698 -153 -2,899

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

Hanford, California Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Hanford 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 Hanford, California

CES employment for Hanford peaked in March 2020 at 41,600. Since then 3,700 jobs have been lost in Hanford according to the employer survey. From a trough of 37,200 in April 2020, Hanford has gained 700 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 53,855 for Hanford in December 2019. 3,157 jobs have been lost in Hanford since then according to the household survey. From a May 2020 low of 47,531, Hanford has added 3,167 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2020

Hanford, California Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2020 37,900 -200 50,698 -153
October 2020 38,100 300 50,851 2,229
September 2020 37,800 100 48,622 46
August 2020 37,700 -400 48,576 83
July 2020 38,100 -400 48,493 131
June 2020 38,500 1,200 48,362 831
May 2020 37,300 100 47,531 -238
April 2020 37,200 -4,400 47,769 -5,613
March 2020 41,600 100 53,382 -129
February 2020 41,500 100 53,511 24
January 2020 41,400 -100 53,487 -368
December 2019 41,500 300 53,855 258