Visalia-Porterville, California Job Growth
There were 122,200 jobs in Visalia, California in February 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 175,141 employed persons for the month. Visalia added 1,200 jobs in February 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 727 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Visalia job growth to job growth in other cities.
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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 9,400 jobs have been lost in Visalia according to the employer survey. From a trough of 117,500 in April 2020, Visalia has gained 4,700 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 187,465 for Visalia in December 2019. 12,324 jobs have been lost in Visalia since then according to the household survey. From a May 2020 low of 153,421, Visalia has added 21,720 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Visalia, California Employment History