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Hanford-Corcoran, California Job Growth

There were 37,300 jobs in Hanford, California in May 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 46,109 employed persons for the month. Hanford added 100 jobs in May 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 1,660 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Hanford job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey May 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 37,300 +100 -3,800
CPS 46,109 -1,660 -6,732

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 4,300 jobs have been lost in Hanford according to the employer survey. From a trough of 37,200 in April 2020, Hanford has gained 100 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 53,855 for Hanford in December 2019. 7,746 jobs have been lost in Hanford since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through May 2020

Hanford, California Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
May 2020 37,300 100 46,109 -1,660
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
November 2019 41,200 300 53,597 268
October 2019 40,900 -200 53,329 282
September 2019 41,100 0 53,047 257
August 2019 41,100 400 52,790 155
July 2019 40,700 -200 52,635 -19
June 2019 40,900 -200 52,654 -187