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Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, California Job Growth

There were 304,000 jobs in Oxnard, California in April 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 393,335 employed persons for the month. Oxnard lost 800 jobs in April 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,502 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Oxnard job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 304,000 -800 +8,200
CPS 393,335 +1,502 +18,000

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 13,000 jobs have been lost in Oxnard according to the employer survey. From a trough of 265,100 in April 2020, Oxnard has gained 38,900 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 409,393 for Oxnard in February 2020. 16,058 jobs have been lost in Oxnard since then according to the household survey. From a May 2020 low of 341,703, Oxnard has added 51,632 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2022

Oxnard, California Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2022 304,000 -800 393,335 1,502
March 2022 304,800 1,900 391,833 2,333
February 2022 302,900 1,100 389,500 2,026
January 2022 301,800 1,400 387,474 1,786
December 2021 300,400 700 385,688 -196
November 2021 299,700 200 385,884 -42
October 2021 299,500 -1,800 385,926 905
September 2021 301,300 -100 385,021 1,468
August 2021 301,400 1,800 383,553 1,881
July 2021 299,600 1,400 381,672 2,159
June 2021 298,200 1,600 379,513 2,122
May 2021 296,600 800 377,391 2,056