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Hanford-Corcoran, California Job Growth

There were 39,600 jobs in Hanford, California in October 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 52,837 employed persons for the month. Hanford lost 100 jobs in October 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 273 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Hanford job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey October 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 39,600 -100 0
CPS 52,837 +273 -48

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 May 2018 at 40,000. Since then 400 jobs have been lost in Hanford according to the employer survey. From a trough of 39,500 in July 2018, Hanford has gained 100 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 53,820 for Hanford in December 2007. 983 jobs have been lost in Hanford since then according to the household survey. From a January 2011 low of 49,170, Hanford has added 3,667 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through October 2018

Hanford, California Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
October 2018 39,600 -100 52,837 273
September 2018 39,700 -100 52,564 303
August 2018 39,800 300 52,261 -221
July 2018 39,500 -100 52,482 -422
June 2018 39,600 -400 52,904 -384
May 2018 40,000 200 53,288 -221
April 2018 39,800 100 53,509 -181
March 2018 39,700 200 53,690 123
February 2018 39,500 0 53,567 338
January 2018 39,500 -100 53,229 220
December 2017 39,600 -100 53,009 38
November 2017 39,700 100 52,971 86