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Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, California Job Growth

There were 287,400 jobs in Oxnard, California in February 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 379,380 employed persons for the month. Oxnard added 1,000 jobs in February 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 109 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Oxnard job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 287,400 +1,000 -29,600
CPS 379,380 +109 -29,807

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 29,600 jobs have been lost in Oxnard according to the employer survey. From a trough of 265,800 in April 2020, Oxnard has gained 21,600 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 410,099 for Oxnard in December 2019. 30,719 jobs have been lost in Oxnard since then according to the household survey. From a May 2020 low of 347,481, Oxnard has added 31,899 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2021

Oxnard, California Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2021 287,400 1,000 379,380 109
January 2021 286,400 -700 379,271 -2,595
December 2020 287,100 -1,800 381,866 -3,184
November 2020 288,900 1,400 385,050 -4,224
October 2020 287,500 -300 389,274 15,031
September 2020 287,800 1,500 374,243 -99
August 2020 286,300 2,100 374,342 6,258
July 2020 284,200 1,700 368,084 6,343
June 2020 282,500 12,300 361,741 14,260
May 2020 270,200 4,400 347,481 -5,070
April 2020 265,800 -47,400 352,551 -47,838
March 2020 313,200 -3,800 400,389 -8,798