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Visalia-Porterville, California Job Growth

There were 124,100 jobs in Visalia, California in July 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 175,188 employed persons for the month. Visalia added 600 jobs in July 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 617 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Visalia job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 124,100 +600 +1,500
CPS 175,188 +617 +7,768

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 February 2020 at 131,600. Since then 7,500 jobs have been lost in Visalia according to the employer survey. From a trough of 117,500 in April 2020, Visalia has gained 6,600 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 184,526 for Visalia in March 2020. 9,338 jobs have been lost in Visalia since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 163,960, Visalia has added 11,228 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2021

Visalia, California Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2021 124,100 600 175,188 617
June 2021 123,500 700 174,571 350
May 2021 122,800 200 174,221 310
April 2021 122,600 100 173,911 312
March 2021 122,500 700 173,599 721
February 2021 121,800 800 172,878 696
January 2021 121,000 900 172,182 -42
December 2020 120,100 -3,600 172,224 -1,442
November 2020 123,700 100 173,666 -2,040
October 2020 123,600 -100 175,706 6,678
September 2020 123,700 700 169,028 607
August 2020 123,000 400 168,421 1,001