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Santa Rosa, California Job Growth

There were 202,800 jobs in Santa Rosa, California in September 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 241,625 employed persons for the month. Santa Rosa lost 300 jobs in September 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 5 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Santa Rosa job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey September 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 202,800 -300 +6,700
CPS 241,625 +5 +8,658

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 February 2020 at 211,100. Since then 8,300 jobs have been lost in Santa Rosa according to the employer survey. From a trough of 171,900 in April 2020, Santa Rosa has gained 30,900 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 253,564 for Santa Rosa in March 2018. 11,939 jobs have been lost in Santa Rosa since then according to the household survey. From a May 2020 low of 203,545, Santa Rosa has added 38,080 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through September 2022

Santa Rosa, California Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
September 2022 202,800 -300 241,625 5
August 2022 203,100 200 241,620 384
July 2022 202,900 0 241,236 235
June 2022 202,900 700 241,001 506
May 2022 202,200 600 240,495 826
April 2022 201,600 -100 239,669 1,018
March 2022 201,700 200 238,651 1,633
February 2022 201,500 800 237,018 1,623
January 2022 200,700 1,500 235,395 1,462
December 2021 199,200 1,000 233,933 -162
November 2021 198,200 1,100 234,095 94
October 2021 197,100 1,000 234,001 1,034