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Santa Rosa, California Job Growth

There were 184,600 jobs in Santa Rosa, California in February 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 225,312 employed persons for the month. Santa Rosa added 1,200 jobs in February 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 189 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Santa Rosa job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 184,600 +1,200 -26,600
CPS 225,312 -189 -28,669

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 211,200. Since then 26,600 jobs have been lost in Santa Rosa according to the employer survey. From a trough of 173,600 in April 2020, Santa Rosa has gained 11,000 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 254,944 for Santa Rosa in December 2019. 29,632 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 11,958 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2021

Santa Rosa, California Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2021 184,600 1,200 225,312 -189
January 2021 183,400 0 225,501 -10,690
December 2020 183,400 -4,300 236,191 -403
November 2020 187,700 200 236,594 -3,001
October 2020 187,500 1,100 239,595 8,848
September 2020 186,400 -100 230,747 -124
August 2020 186,500 1,000 230,871 3,204
July 2020 185,500 1,000 227,667 5,633
June 2020 184,500 8,500 222,034 8,502
May 2020 176,000 2,400 213,532 178
April 2020 173,600 -36,700 213,354 -36,445
March 2020 210,300 -900 249,799 -4,182