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Redding, California Job Growth

There were 66,100 jobs in Redding, California in February 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 69,004 employed persons for the month. Redding added 100 jobs in February 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 57 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Redding job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 66,100 +100 -2,300
CPS 69,004 -57 -2,114

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Redding, California Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Redding 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 Redding, California

CES employment for Redding peaked in November 2019 at 68,400. Since then 2,300 jobs have been lost in Redding according to the employer survey. From a trough of 60,700 in April 2020, Redding has gained 5,400 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 77,324 for Redding in December 2006. 8,320 jobs have been lost in Redding since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 61,548, Redding has added 7,456 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2021

Redding, California Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2021 66,100 100 69,004 -57
January 2021 66,000 500 69,061 841
December 2020 65,500 0 68,220 -136
November 2020 65,500 -200 68,356 -171
October 2020 65,700 -400 68,527 2,602
September 2020 66,100 699 65,925 -78
August 2020 65,400 600 66,003 1,019
July 2020 64,800 -200 64,984 1,005
June 2020 65,000 2,700 63,979 2,364
May 2020 62,300 1,600 61,615 67
April 2020 60,700 -7,400 61,548 -7,806
March 2020 68,100 -300 69,354 -1,764