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Merced, California Job Growth

There were 71,200 jobs in Merced, California in October 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 106,872 employed persons for the month. Merced added 700 jobs in October 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 409 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Merced job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey October 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 71,200 +700 +2,800
CPS 106,872 +409 +975

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 October 2019 is at a new high of 71,200.

CPS employment in October 2019 for Merced is at a new high of 106,872.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through October 2019

Merced, California Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
October 2019 71,200 700 106,872 409
September 2019 70,500 -600 106,463 207
August 2019 71,100 800 106,256 129
July 2019 70,300 1,200 106,127 -128
June 2019 69,100 -700 106,255 -266
May 2019 69,800 100 106,521 -98
April 2019 69,700 0 106,619 -74
March 2019 69,700 300 106,693 79
February 2019 69,400 400 106,614 280
January 2019 69,000 800 106,334 326
December 2018 68,200 400 106,008 24
November 2018 67,800 -600 105,984 87