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Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, California Job Growth

There were 287,900 jobs in Oxnard, California in August 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 374,631 employed persons for the month. Oxnard added 2,700 jobs in August 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 6,547 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Oxnard job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey August 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 287,900 +2,700 -24,100
CPS 374,631 +6,547 -34,116

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 2019 at 314,100. Since then 26,200 jobs have been lost in Oxnard according to the employer survey. From a trough of 271,000 in May 2020, Oxnard has gained 16,900 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 410,099 for Oxnard in December 2019. 35,468 jobs have been lost in Oxnard since then according to the household survey. From a May 2020 low of 347,481, Oxnard has added 27,150 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through August 2020

Oxnard, California Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
August 2020 287,900 2,700 374,631 6,547
July 2020 285,200 4,600 368,084 6,343
June 2020 280,600 9,600 361,741 14,260
May 2020 271,000 -2,500 347,481 -5,070
April 2020 273,500 -37,400 352,551 -47,838
March 2020 310,900 -3,200 400,389 -8,798
February 2020 314,100 200 409,187 -379
January 2020 313,900 -200 409,566 -533
December 2019 314,100 200 410,099 182
November 2019 313,900 400 409,917 280
October 2019 313,500 1,900 409,637 375
September 2019 311,600 -400 409,262 515