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Redding, California Job Growth

There were 58,600 jobs in Redding, California in April 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 60,079 employed persons for the month. Redding lost 9,300 jobs in April 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 9,275 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Redding job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 58,600 -9,300 -9,500
CPS 60,079 -9,275 -10,550

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 2019 at 69,000. Since then 10,400 jobs have been lost in Redding according to the employer survey.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 77,324 for Redding in December 2006. 17,245 jobs have been lost in Redding since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2020

Redding, California Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2020 58,600 -9,300 60,079 -9,275
March 2020 67,900 -500 69,354 -1,764
February 2020 68,400 -100 71,118 -107
January 2020 68,500 -400 71,225 -214
December 2019 68,900 200 71,439 100
November 2019 68,700 0 71,339 113
October 2019 68,700 -300 71,226 131
September 2019 69,000 200 71,095 135
August 2019 68,800 600 70,960 115
July 2019 68,200 -400 70,845 91
June 2019 68,600 0 70,754 76
May 2019 68,600 500 70,678 49