Department of Numbers

Redding, California Job Growth

There were 67,800 jobs in Redding, California in October 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 71,833 employed persons for the month. Redding lost 200 jobs in October 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 597 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Redding job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey October 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 67,800 -200 +1,400
CPS 71,833 +597 +1,325

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 August 2018 at 68,300. Since then 500 jobs have been lost in Redding according to the employer survey.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 77,414 for Redding in October 2006. 5,581 jobs have been lost in Redding since then according to the household survey. From a May 2011 low of 64,423, Redding has added 7,410 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through October 2018

Redding, California Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
October 2018 67,800 -200 71,833 597
September 2018 68,000 -300 71,236 404
August 2018 68,300 600 70,832 101
July 2018 67,700 200 70,731 382
June 2018 67,500 500 70,349 -96
May 2018 67,000 100 70,445 -84
April 2018 66,900 300 70,529 -264
March 2018 66,600 -100 70,793 -129
February 2018 66,700 0 70,922 144
January 2018 66,700 200 70,778 -77
December 2017 66,500 100 70,855 157
November 2017 66,400 0 70,698 190