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Hanford-Corcoran, California Job Growth

There were 38,000 jobs in Hanford, California in February 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 50,306 employed persons for the month. Hanford lost 300 jobs in February 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 146 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Hanford job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 38,000 -300 -3,500
CPS 50,306 -146 -3,205

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 3,700 jobs have been lost in Hanford according to the employer survey. From a trough of 37,800 in May 2020, Hanford has gained 200 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 53,855 for Hanford in December 2019. 3,549 jobs have been lost in Hanford since then according to the household survey. From a May 2020 low of 47,531, Hanford has added 2,775 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2021

Hanford, California Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2021 38,000 -300 50,306 -146
January 2021 38,300 -200 50,452 -178
December 2020 38,500 300 50,630 -122
November 2020 38,200 0 50,752 -99
October 2020 38,200 -200 50,851 2,229
September 2020 38,400 -100 48,622 46
August 2020 38,500 -100 48,576 83
July 2020 38,600 -100 48,493 131
June 2020 38,700 900 48,362 831
May 2020 37,800 -400 47,531 -238
April 2020 38,200 -3,300 47,769 -5,613
March 2020 41,500 0 53,382 -129