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Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, California Job Growth

There were 309,500 jobs in Oxnard, California in October 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 413,974 employed persons for the month. Oxnard added 200 jobs in October 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,741 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Oxnard job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey October 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 309,500 +200 +5,400
CPS 413,974 +1,741 +5,581

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 August 2018 at 310,300. Since then 800 jobs have been lost in Oxnard according to the employer survey. From a trough of 309,300 in September 2018, Oxnard has gained 200 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment in October 2018 for Oxnard is at a new high of 413,974.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through October 2018

Oxnard, California Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
October 2018 309,500 200 413,974 1,741
September 2018 309,300 -1,000 412,233 2,088
August 2018 310,300 2,200 410,145 1,131
July 2018 308,100 0 409,014 1,260
June 2018 308,100 -900 407,754 29
May 2018 309,000 1,000 407,725 -48
April 2018 308,000 700 407,773 -1,714
March 2018 307,300 400 409,487 -364
February 2018 306,900 1,300 409,851 1,343
January 2018 305,600 700 408,508 478
December 2017 304,900 400 408,030 135
November 2017 304,500 400 407,895 -498