Department of Numbers

Hanford-Corcoran, California Job Growth

There were 41,200 jobs in Hanford, California in August 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 53,362 employed persons for the month. Hanford lost 100 jobs in August 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 157 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Hanford job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey August 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 41,200 -100 +400
CPS 53,362 -157 +217

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 2019 at 41,600. Since then 400 jobs have been lost in Hanford according to the employer survey.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 54,255 for Hanford in March 2019. 893 jobs have been lost in Hanford since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through August 2019

Hanford, California Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
August 2019 41,200 -100 53,362 -157
July 2019 41,300 -200 53,519 -207
June 2019 41,500 -100 53,726 -246
May 2019 41,600 300 53,972 -200
April 2019 41,300 300 54,172 -83
March 2019 41,000 0 54,255 67
February 2019 41,000 0 54,188 253
January 2019 41,000 0 53,935 253
December 2018 41,000 0 53,682 -28
November 2018 41,000 -100 53,710 45
October 2018 41,100 200 53,665 228
September 2018 40,900 100 53,437 292