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Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California Job Growth

There were 1,547,100 jobs in Riverside, California in October 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,985,894 employed persons for the month. Riverside lost 3,400 jobs in October 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 7,695 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Riverside job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey October 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 1,547,100 -3,400 +30,900
CPS 1,985,894 +7,695 +766

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Riverside, California Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Riverside 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 Riverside, California

CES employment for Riverside peaked in September 2019 at 1,550,500. Since then 3,400 jobs have been lost in Riverside according to the employer survey.

CPS employment in October 2019 for Riverside is at a new high of 1,985,894.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through October 2019

Riverside, California Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
October 2019 1,547,100 -3,400 1,985,894 7,695
September 2019 1,550,500 5,800 1,978,199 9,001
August 2019 1,544,700 1,400 1,969,198 2,617
July 2019 1,543,300 7,400 1,966,581 305
June 2019 1,535,900 7,900 1,966,276 -4,454
May 2019 1,528,000 6,600 1,970,730 -3,859
April 2019 1,521,400 7,100 1,974,589 -6,651
March 2019 1,514,300 4,000 1,981,240 -2,890
February 2019 1,510,300 -200 1,984,130 693
January 2019 1,510,500 -3,600 1,983,437 -757
December 2018 1,514,100 -1,000 1,984,194 -615
November 2018 1,515,100 -1,100 1,984,809 -319