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Visalia-Porterville, California Job Growth

There were 127,700 jobs in Visalia, California in February 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 189,886 employed persons for the month. Visalia added 100 jobs in February 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 92 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Visalia job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 127,700 +100 +1,500
CPS 189,886 -92 +4,270

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 December 2018 at 128,100. Since then 400 jobs have been lost in Visalia according to the employer survey. From a trough of 127,600 in January 2019, Visalia has gained 100 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 190,580 for Visalia in December 2018. 694 jobs have been lost in Visalia since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2019

Visalia, California Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2019 127,700 100 189,886 -92
January 2019 127,600 -500 189,978 -602
December 2018 128,100 200 190,580 170
November 2018 127,900 1,200 190,410 811
October 2018 126,700 -900 189,599 850
September 2018 127,600 900 188,749 641
August 2018 126,700 1,500 188,108 580
July 2018 125,200 -1,000 187,528 1,126
June 2018 126,200 400 186,402 295
May 2018 125,800 0 186,107 -281
April 2018 125,800 -700 186,388 87
March 2018 126,500 300 186,301 685