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Visalia-Porterville, California Job Growth

There were 122,400 jobs in Visalia, California in November 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 173,555 employed persons for the month. Visalia added 1,200 jobs in November 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 173 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Visalia job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 122,400 +1,200 -7,200
CPS 173,555 +173 -13,445

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 January 2020 at 130,000. Since then 7,600 jobs have been lost in Visalia according to the employer survey. From a trough of 113,700 in April 2020, Visalia has gained 8,700 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 187,465 for Visalia in December 2019. 13,910 jobs have been lost in Visalia since then according to the household survey. From a May 2020 low of 153,421, Visalia has added 20,134 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2020

Visalia, California Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2020 122,400 1,200 173,555 173
October 2020 121,200 -600 173,382 8,524
September 2020 121,800 1,200 164,858 606
August 2020 120,600 1,600 164,252 4,646
July 2020 119,000 400 159,606 377
June 2020 118,600 4,900 159,229 5,808
May 2020 113,700 0 153,421 -3,752
April 2020 113,700 -15,900 157,173 -27,875
March 2020 129,600 -400 185,048 -925
February 2020 130,000 0 185,973 -297
January 2020 130,000 100 186,270 -1,195
December 2019 129,900 300 187,465 465