Merced, California Job Growth
There were 69,000 jobs in Merced, California in May 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 106,670 employed persons for the month. Merced lost 100 jobs in May 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 12 (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 April 2018 at 69,100. Since then 100 jobs have been lost in Merced according to the employer survey.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 107,066 for Merced in December 2017. 396 jobs have been lost in Merced since then according to the household survey. From a March 2018 low of 106,554, Merced has added 116 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Merced, California Employment History