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Santa Rosa, California Job Growth

There were 193,000 jobs in Santa Rosa, California in November 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 236,374 employed persons for the month. Santa Rosa lost 400 jobs in November 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 3,221 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Santa Rosa job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 193,000 -400 -19,000
CPS 236,374 -3,221 -18,376

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

Santa Rosa, California Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Santa Rosa 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 Santa Rosa, California

CES employment for Santa Rosa peaked in November 2019 at 212,000. Since then 19,000 jobs have been lost in Santa Rosa according to the employer survey. From a trough of 176,800 in April 2020, Santa Rosa has gained 16,200 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 254,944 for Santa Rosa in December 2019. 18,570 jobs have been lost in Santa Rosa since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 213,354, Santa Rosa has added 23,020 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2020

Santa Rosa, California Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2020 193,000 -400 236,374 -3,221
October 2020 193,400 2,700 239,595 8,848
September 2020 190,700 -900 230,747 -124
August 2020 191,600 -600 230,871 3,204
July 2020 192,200 5,400 227,667 5,633
June 2020 186,800 6,700 222,034 8,502
May 2020 180,100 3,300 213,532 178
April 2020 176,800 -33,400 213,354 -36,445
March 2020 210,200 -1,300 249,799 -4,182
February 2020 211,500 -200 253,981 -143
January 2020 211,700 -300 254,124 -820
December 2019 212,000 0 254,944 194