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Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, California Job Growth

There were 309,100 jobs in Oxnard, California in February 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 411,609 employed persons for the month. Oxnard lost 1,300 jobs in February 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 2,653 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Oxnard job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 309,100 -1,300 +800
CPS 411,609 -2,653 +1,758

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 December 2018 at 310,600. Since then 1,500 jobs have been lost in Oxnard according to the employer survey.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 417,122 for Oxnard in December 2018. 5,513 jobs have been lost in Oxnard since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2019

Oxnard, California Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2019 309,100 -1,300 411,609 -2,653
January 2019 310,400 -200 414,262 -2,860
December 2018 310,600 1,100 417,122 1,184
November 2018 309,500 300 415,938 1,820
October 2018 309,200 -100 414,118 1,885
September 2018 309,300 -300 412,233 2,088
August 2018 309,600 -100 410,145 1,131
July 2018 309,700 1,000 409,014 1,260
June 2018 308,700 -600 407,754 29
May 2018 309,300 0 407,725 -48
April 2018 309,300 600 407,773 -1,714
March 2018 308,700 400 409,487 -364