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Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, California Job Growth

There were 297,300 jobs in Oxnard, California in July 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 381,560 employed persons for the month. Oxnard added 1,100 jobs in July 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,794 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Oxnard job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 297,300 +1,100 +13,100
CPS 381,560 +1,794 +18,403

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Oxnard, California Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Oxnard 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 Oxnard, California

CES employment for Oxnard peaked in February 2020 at 317,000. Since then 19,700 jobs have been lost in Oxnard according to the employer survey. From a trough of 265,800 in April 2020, Oxnard has gained 31,500 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 407,360 for Oxnard in July 2018. 25,800 jobs have been lost in Oxnard since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 343,369, Oxnard has added 38,191 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2021

Oxnard, California Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2021 297,300 1,100 381,560 1,794
June 2021 296,200 2,500 379,766 1,060
May 2021 293,700 2,200 378,706 293
April 2021 291,500 2,400 378,413 2
March 2021 289,100 1,800 378,411 61
February 2021 287,300 900 378,350 560
January 2021 286,400 -700 377,790 182
December 2020 287,100 -1,800 377,608 1,432
November 2020 288,900 1,400 376,176 1,867
October 2020 287,500 -300 374,309 8,527
September 2020 287,800 1,500 365,782 -2,514
August 2020 286,300 2,100 368,296 5,139