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Stockton-Lodi, California Job Growth

There were 248,600 jobs in Stockton, California in November 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 304,992 employed persons for the month. Stockton lost 200 jobs in November 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 547 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Stockton job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 248,600 -200 +2,900
CPS 304,992 +547 +5,065

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 252,600. Since then 4,000 jobs have been lost in Stockton according to the employer survey. From a trough of 224,500 in April 2020, Stockton has gained 24,100 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 309,055 for Stockton in March 2020. 4,063 jobs have been lost in Stockton since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 273,806, Stockton has added 31,186 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2021

Stockton, California Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2021 248,600 -200 304,992 547
October 2021 248,800 -1,300 304,445 424
September 2021 250,100 -200 304,021 484
August 2021 250,300 1,000 303,537 347
July 2021 249,300 1,500 303,190 342
June 2021 247,800 300 302,848 66
May 2021 247,500 700 302,782 559
April 2021 246,800 -1,900 302,223 407
March 2021 248,700 4,100 301,816 842
February 2021 244,600 500 300,974 393
January 2021 244,100 -500 300,581 181
December 2020 244,600 -1,100 300,400 473