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Stockton-Lodi, California Job Growth

There were 231,600 jobs in Stockton, California in November 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 293,373 employed persons for the month. Stockton added 2,000 jobs in November 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 125 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Stockton job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 231,600 +2,000 -17,000
CPS 293,373 -125 -15,525

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 February 2020 at 249,200. Since then 17,600 jobs have been lost in Stockton according to the employer survey. From a trough of 217,900 in April 2020, Stockton has gained 13,700 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 309,057 for Stockton in December 2019. 15,684 jobs have been lost in Stockton since then according to the household survey. From a May 2020 low of 265,103, Stockton has added 28,270 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2020

Stockton, California Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2020 231,600 2,000 293,373 -125
October 2020 229,600 2,100 293,498 13,199
September 2020 227,500 1,100 280,299 -265
August 2020 226,400 4,500 280,564 4,877
July 2020 221,900 -4,100 275,687 323
June 2020 226,000 8,000 275,364 10,261
May 2020 218,000 100 265,103 -6,599
April 2020 217,900 -29,500 271,702 -32,962
March 2020 247,400 -1,800 304,664 -3,656
February 2020 249,200 200 308,320 -271
January 2020 249,000 100 308,591 -466
December 2019 248,900 300 309,057 159