Department of Numbers

Redding, California Job Growth

There were 67,000 jobs in Redding, California in February 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 71,455 employed persons for the month. Redding added 300 jobs in February 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 29 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Redding job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 67,000 +300 +1,100
CPS 71,455 -29 +990

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 September 2006 at 67,600. Since then 600 jobs have been lost in Redding according to the employer survey. From a trough of 57,600 in June 2011, Redding has gained 9,400 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 77,414 for Redding in October 2006. 5,959 jobs have been lost in Redding since then according to the household survey. From a May 2011 low of 64,410, Redding has added 7,045 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2018

Redding, California Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2018 67,000 300 71,455 -29
January 2018 66,700 200 71,484 -958
December 2017 66,500 100 72,442 21
November 2017 66,400 0 72,421 400
October 2017 66,400 500 72,021 461
September 2017 65,900 100 71,560 480
August 2017 65,800 -200 71,080 113
July 2017 66,000 -100 70,967 419
June 2017 66,100 100 70,548 -39
May 2017 66,000 -100 70,587 -65
April 2017 66,100 200 70,652 102
March 2017 65,900 0 70,550 85