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Visalia-Porterville, California Job Growth

There were 128,600 jobs in Visalia, California in October 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 189,685 employed persons for the month. Visalia lost 200 jobs in October 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 936 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Visalia job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey October 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 128,600 -200 +2,100
CPS 189,685 +936 +4,565

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Visalia, California Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Visalia 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 Visalia, California

CES employment for Visalia peaked in August 2018 at 129,199. Since then 599 jobs have been lost in Visalia according to the employer survey.

CPS employment in October 2018 for Visalia is at a new high of 189,685.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through October 2018

Visalia, California Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
October 2018 128,600 -200 189,685 936
September 2018 128,800 -399 188,749 641
August 2018 129,199 1,099 188,108 580
July 2018 128,100 0 187,528 1,126
June 2018 128,100 200 186,402 295
May 2018 127,900 -200 186,107 -281
April 2018 128,100 -200 186,388 87
March 2018 128,300 400 186,301 685
February 2018 127,900 600 185,616 570
January 2018 127,300 700 185,046 -762
December 2017 126,600 0 185,808 339
November 2017 126,600 100 185,469 349