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Redding, California Job Growth

There were 66,900 jobs in Redding, California in July 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 68,862 employed persons for the month. Redding lost 100 jobs in July 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 169 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Redding job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 66,900 -100 +2,100
CPS 68,862 +169 +3,783

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 1,500 jobs have been lost in Redding according to the employer survey. From a trough of 60,700 in April 2020, Redding has gained 6,200 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 77,444 for Redding in December 2006. 8,582 jobs have been lost in Redding since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 61,752, Redding has added 7,110 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2021

Redding, California Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2021 66,900 -100 68,862 169
June 2021 67,000 500 68,693 226
May 2021 66,500 300 68,467 113
April 2021 66,200 100 68,354 113
March 2021 66,100 -100 68,241 243
February 2021 66,200 200 67,998 391
January 2021 66,000 500 67,607 228
December 2020 65,500 0 67,379 199
November 2020 65,500 -200 67,180 284
October 2020 65,700 -400 66,896 412
September 2020 66,100 699 66,484 589
August 2020 65,400 600 65,895 816