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Stockton-Lodi, California Job Growth

There were 220,400 jobs in Stockton, California in April 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 263,176 employed persons for the month. Stockton lost 27,000 jobs in April 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 41,488 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Stockton job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 220,400 -27,000 -25,200
CPS 263,176 -41,488 -44,044

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 28,800 jobs have been lost in Stockton according to the employer survey.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 309,057 for Stockton in December 2019. 45,881 jobs have been lost in Stockton since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2020

Stockton, California Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2020 220,400 -27,000 263,176 -41,488
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
November 2019 248,600 900 308,898 197
October 2019 247,700 200 308,701 209
September 2019 247,500 0 308,492 223
August 2019 247,500 500 308,269 253
July 2019 247,000 900 308,016 256
June 2019 246,100 300 307,760 269
May 2019 245,800 200 307,491 271