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Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, California Job Growth

There were 298,900 jobs in Oxnard, California in November 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 388,964 employed persons for the month. Oxnard added 500 jobs in November 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,731 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Oxnard job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 298,900 +500 +10,000
CPS 388,964 +1,731 +12,788

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 18,100 jobs have been lost in Oxnard according to the employer survey. From a trough of 265,800 in April 2020, Oxnard has gained 33,100 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 407,360 for Oxnard in July 2018. 18,396 jobs have been lost in Oxnard since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 343,369, Oxnard has added 45,595 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2021

Oxnard, California Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2021 298,900 500 388,964 1,731
October 2021 298,400 -1,100 387,233 1,464
September 2021 299,500 800 385,769 2,014
August 2021 298,700 1,500 383,755 2,021
July 2021 297,200 1,000 381,734 1,968
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