Department of Numbers

Redding, California Job Growth

There were 64,700 jobs in Redding, California in November 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 68,404 employed persons for the month. Redding added 900 jobs in November 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 123 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Redding job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 64,700 +900 -4,000
CPS 68,404 -123 -2,935

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 4,300 jobs have been lost in Redding according to the employer survey. From a trough of 59,600 in April 2020, Redding has gained 5,100 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 77,324 for Redding in December 2006. 8,920 jobs have been lost in Redding since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 61,548, Redding has added 6,856 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2020

Redding, California Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2020 64,700 900 68,404 -123
October 2020 63,800 0 68,527 2,602
September 2020 63,800 100 65,925 -78
August 2020 63,700 -300 66,003 1,019
July 2020 64,000 1,300 64,984 1,005
June 2020 62,700 2,300 63,979 2,364
May 2020 60,400 800 61,615 67
April 2020 59,600 -8,300 61,548 -7,806
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