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Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, California Job Growth

There were 310,400 jobs in Oxnard, California in September 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 407,456 employed persons for the month. Oxnard lost 400 jobs in September 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 391 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Oxnard job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey September 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 310,400 -400 +1,100
CPS 407,456 +391 -3,598

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 April 2019 at 312,400. Since then 2,000 jobs have been lost in Oxnard according to the employer survey. From a trough of 309,900 in June 2019, Oxnard has gained 500 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 411,827 for Oxnard in February 2019. 4,371 jobs have been lost in Oxnard since then according to the household survey. From a August 2019 low of 407,065, Oxnard has added 391 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through September 2019

Oxnard, California Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
September 2019 310,400 -400 407,456 391
August 2019 310,800 0 407,065 -279
July 2019 310,800 900 407,344 -829
June 2019 309,900 -1,000 408,173 -1,403
May 2019 310,900 -1,500 409,576 -895
April 2019 312,400 2,200 410,471 -795
March 2019 310,200 0 411,266 -561
February 2019 310,200 -200 411,827 139
January 2019 310,400 -200 411,688 472
December 2018 310,600 1,100 411,216 -31
November 2018 309,500 300 411,247 -8
October 2018 309,200 -100 411,255 201