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Stockton-Lodi, California Job Growth

There were 260,899 jobs in Stockton, California in April 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 315,364 employed persons for the month. Stockton lost 300 jobs in April 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,828 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Stockton job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 260,899 -300 +9,399
CPS 315,364 +1,828 +12,649

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 March 2022 at 261,200. Since then 300 jobs have been lost in Stockton according to the employer survey.

CPS employment in April 2022 for Stockton is at a new high of 315,364.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2022

Stockton, California Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2022 260,899 -300 315,364 1,828
March 2022 261,200 400 313,536 1,982
February 2022 260,800 1,300 311,554 1,498
January 2022 259,500 1,000 310,056 1,135
December 2021 258,500 1,300 308,921 -69
November 2021 257,200 2,000 308,990 190
October 2021 255,200 -700 308,800 893
September 2021 255,900 700 307,907 1,116
August 2021 255,200 800 306,791 1,139
July 2021 254,400 900 305,652 1,081
June 2021 253,500 500 304,571 922
May 2021 253,000 1,500 303,649 934