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Merced, California Job Growth

There were 68,500 jobs in Merced, California in February 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 105,956 employed persons for the month. Merced lost 0 jobs in February 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 882 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Merced job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 68,500 0 +1,900
CPS 105,956 +882 +2,672

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Merced, California Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Merced 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 Merced, California

CES employment for Merced in January 2018 is at a new high of 68,500.

CPS employment in February 2018 for Merced is at a new high of 105,956.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2018

Merced, California Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2018 68,500 0 105,956 882
January 2018 68,500 400 105,074 628
December 2017 68,100 200 104,446 50
November 2017 67,900 100 104,396 655
October 2017 67,800 400 103,741 215
September 2017 67,400 300 103,526 560
August 2017 67,100 300 102,966 -301
July 2017 66,800 -100 103,267 -117
June 2017 66,900 0 103,384 86
May 2017 66,900 -200 103,298 65
April 2017 67,100 300 103,233 -125
March 2017 66,800 200 103,358 74