Modesto, California Job Growth
There were 159,900 jobs in Modesto, California in April 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 199,927 employed persons for the month. Modesto lost 23,000 jobs in April 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 27,086 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Modesto 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.
Modesto, California Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Modesto 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 Modesto, California
CES employment for Modesto peaked in February 2020 at 183,900. Since then 24,000 jobs have been lost in Modesto according to the employer survey.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 231,605 for Modesto in December 2019. 31,678 jobs have been lost in Modesto since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Modesto, California Employment History