Merced, California Job Growth
There were 65,400 jobs in Merced, California in November 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 101,786 employed persons for the month. Merced added 1,000 jobs in November 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 11 (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 January 2019 at 70,700. Since then 5,299 jobs have been lost in Merced according to the employer survey. From a trough of 62,400 in May 2020, Merced has gained 3,000 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 107,677 for Merced in December 2019. 5,891 jobs have been lost in Merced since then according to the household survey. From a May 2020 low of 94,838, Merced has added 6,948 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Merced, California Employment History