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Santa Rosa, California Job Growth

There were 197,000 jobs in Santa Rosa, California in November 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 235,641 employed persons for the month. Santa Rosa added 1,000 jobs in November 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 740 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Santa Rosa job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 197,000 +1,000 +9,300
CPS 235,641 +740 +11,868

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 14,200 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 23,400 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 253,792 for Santa Rosa in April 2018. 18,151 jobs have been lost in Santa Rosa since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 205,874, Santa Rosa has added 29,767 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2021

Santa Rosa, California Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2021 197,000 1,000 235,641 740
October 2021 196,000 1,700 234,901 275
September 2021 194,300 0 234,626 403
August 2021 194,300 1,000 234,223 401
July 2021 193,300 2,000 233,822 5,809
June 2021 191,300 500 228,013 647
May 2021 190,800 1,600 227,366 362
April 2021 189,200 800 227,004 -488
March 2021 188,400 1,500 227,492 -46
February 2021 186,900 3,500 227,538 5,871
January 2021 183,400 0 221,667 -975
December 2020 183,400 -4,300 222,642 -1,131