Merced, California Job Growth
There were 70,400 jobs in Merced, California in October 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 108,867 employed persons for the month. Merced lost 200 jobs in October 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 636 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Merced job growth to job growth in other cities.
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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 peaked in September 2018 at 70,600. Since then 200 jobs have been lost in Merced according to the employer survey.
CPS employment in October 2018 for Merced is at a new high of 108,867.
Employment: CES, CPS
Merced, California Employment History