Department of Numbers

Redding, California Job Growth

There were 68,000 jobs in Redding, California in July 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 70,091 employed persons for the month. Redding added 200 jobs in July 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 120 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Redding job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 68,000 +200 +1,000
CPS 70,091 -120 -371

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 in July 2019 is at a new high of 68,000.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 77,324 for Redding in December 2006. 7,233 jobs have been lost in Redding since then according to the household survey. From a May 2011 low of 64,431, Redding has added 5,660 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2019

Redding, California Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2019 68,000 200 70,091 -120
June 2019 67,800 -100 70,211 -207
May 2019 67,900 500 70,418 -167
April 2019 67,400 200 70,585 -185
March 2019 67,200 0 70,770 -105
February 2019 67,200 300 70,875 28
January 2019 66,900 -300 70,847 60
December 2018 67,200 300 70,787 0
November 2018 66,900 -100 70,787 26
October 2018 67,000 0 70,761 100
September 2018 67,000 -100 70,661 113
August 2018 67,100 100 70,548 86