Modesto, California Job Growth
There were 166,900 jobs in Modesto, California in November 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 215,678 employed persons for the month. Modesto lost 1,200 jobs in November 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 155 (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 17,000 jobs have been lost in Modesto according to the employer survey. From a trough of 152,900 in April 2020, Modesto has gained 14,000 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 231,605 for Modesto in December 2019. 15,927 jobs have been lost in Modesto since then according to the household survey. From a May 2020 low of 193,725, Modesto has added 21,953 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Modesto, California Employment History