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Visalia-Porterville, California Job Growth

There were 119,600 jobs in Visalia, California in April 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 161,806 employed persons for the month. Visalia lost 10,000 jobs in April 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 23,242 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Visalia job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 119,600 -10,000 -8,400
CPS 161,806 -23,242 -20,685

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 10,400 jobs have been lost in Visalia according to the employer survey.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 187,465 for Visalia in December 2019. 25,659 jobs have been lost in Visalia since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2020

Visalia, California Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2020 119,600 -10,000 161,806 -23,242
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
November 2019 129,600 -99 187,000 641
October 2019 129,699 299 186,359 801
September 2019 129,400 99 185,558 945
August 2019 129,300 900 184,613 964
July 2019 128,400 0 183,649 785
June 2019 128,400 300 182,864 421
May 2019 128,100 100 182,443 -48