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Hanford-Corcoran, California Job Growth

There were 40,200 jobs in Hanford, California in November 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 51,001 employed persons for the month. Hanford added 100 jobs in November 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 355 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Hanford job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 40,200 +100 +2,000
CPS 51,001 +355 +1,059

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 August 2019 at 41,700. Since then 1,500 jobs have been lost in Hanford according to the employer survey. From a trough of 37,800 in May 2020, Hanford has gained 2,400 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 53,883 for Hanford in December 2007. 2,882 jobs have been lost in Hanford since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 48,104, Hanford has added 2,897 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2021

Hanford, California Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2021 40,200 100 51,001 355
October 2021 40,100 500 50,646 298
September 2021 39,600 200 50,348 136
August 2021 39,400 600 50,212 48
July 2021 38,800 -300 50,164 -3
June 2021 39,100 100 50,167 -9
May 2021 39,000 400 50,176 -15
April 2021 38,600 -400 50,191 -55
March 2021 39,000 400 50,246 92
February 2021 38,600 300 50,154 144
January 2021 38,300 -200 50,010 58
December 2020 38,500 300 49,952 10