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Stockton-Lodi, California Job Growth

There were 240,800 jobs in Stockton, California in July 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 305,942 employed persons for the month. Stockton lost 200 jobs in July 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 1,020 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Stockton job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 240,800 -200 -200
CPS 305,942 -1,020 -1,071

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 2,600 jobs have been lost in Stockton according to the employer survey.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 309,185 for Stockton in February 2019. 3,243 jobs have been lost in Stockton since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2019

Stockton, California Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2019 240,800 -200 305,942 -1,020
June 2019 241,000 -500 306,962 -935
May 2019 241,500 0 307,897 -615
April 2019 241,500 100 308,512 -514
March 2019 241,400 -800 309,026 -159
February 2019 242,200 -200 309,185 185
January 2019 242,400 -800 309,000 484
December 2018 243,200 -200 308,516 -60
November 2018 243,400 200 308,576 28
October 2018 243,200 400 308,548 388
September 2018 242,800 1,200 308,160 555
August 2018 241,600 600 307,605 592