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Stockton-Lodi, California Job Growth

There were 242,500 jobs in Stockton, California in February 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 309,916 employed persons for the month. Stockton added 100 jobs in February 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 782 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Stockton job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 242,500 +100 +2,500
CPS 309,916 -782 +2,163

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

Stockton, California Employment Changes

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

CES employment for Stockton peaked in November 2018 at 243,400. Since then 900 jobs have been lost in Stockton according to the employer survey. From a trough of 242,400 in January 2019, Stockton has gained 100 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 312,963 for Stockton in December 2018. 3,047 jobs have been lost in Stockton since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2019

Stockton, California Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2019 242,500 100 309,916 -782
January 2019 242,400 -800 310,698 -2,265
December 2018 243,200 -200 312,963 497
November 2018 243,400 200 312,466 1,506
October 2018 243,200 400 310,960 1,036
September 2018 242,800 1,200 309,924 1,795
August 2018 241,600 600 308,129 203
July 2018 241,000 -100 307,926 1,439
June 2018 241,100 0 306,487 -550
May 2018 241,100 400 307,037 -298
April 2018 240,700 500 307,335 -507
March 2018 240,200 200 307,842 89