Department of Numbers

Stockton-Lodi, California Job Growth

There were 240,900 jobs in Stockton, California in May 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 306,862 employed persons for the month. Stockton lost 100 jobs in May 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 473 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Stockton job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey May 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 240,900 -100 +7,100
CPS 306,862 -473 +5,715

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 April 2018 at 241,000. Since then 100 jobs have been lost in Stockton according to the employer survey.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 307,842 for Stockton in March 2018. 980 jobs have been lost in Stockton since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through May 2018

Stockton, California Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
May 2018 240,900 -100 306,862 -473
April 2018 241,000 1,000 307,335 -507
March 2018 240,000 300 307,842 89
February 2018 239,700 100 307,753 283
January 2018 239,600 200 307,470 1,205
December 2017 239,400 800 306,265 740
November 2017 238,600 800 305,525 692
October 2017 237,800 1,700 304,833 698
September 2017 236,100 500 304,135 773
August 2017 235,600 900 303,362 763
July 2017 234,700 400 302,599 703
June 2017 234,300 500 301,896 749