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Visalia-Porterville, California Job Growth

There were 128,400 jobs in Visalia, California in July 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 185,103 employed persons for the month. Visalia lost 299 jobs in July 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 1,075 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Visalia job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 128,400 -299 +3,200
CPS 185,103 -1,075 +936

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 June 2019 at 128,699. Since then 299 jobs have been lost in Visalia according to the employer survey.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 189,006 for Visalia in March 2019. 3,903 jobs have been lost in Visalia since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2019

Visalia, California Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2019 128,400 -299 185,103 -1,075
June 2019 128,699 399 186,178 -1,062
May 2019 128,300 0 187,240 -1,008
April 2019 128,300 -99 188,248 -758
March 2019 128,400 700 189,006 143
February 2019 127,700 100 188,863 582
January 2019 127,600 -500 188,281 804
December 2018 128,100 200 187,477 -61
November 2018 127,900 1,200 187,538 216
October 2018 126,700 -900 187,322 950
September 2018 127,600 900 186,372 1,156
August 2018 126,700 1,500 185,216 1,049