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Visalia-Porterville, California Job Growth

There were 128,100 jobs in Visalia, California in July 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 187,642 employed persons for the month. Visalia lost 0 jobs in July 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,240 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Visalia job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 128,100 0 +3,200
CPS 187,642 +1,240 +4,067

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 March 2018 at 128,300. Since then 200 jobs have been lost in Visalia according to the employer survey. From a trough of 127,900 in May 2018, Visalia has gained 200 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment in July 2018 for Visalia is at a new high of 187,642.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2018

Visalia, California Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2018 128,100 0 187,642 1,240
June 2018 128,100 200 186,402 295
May 2018 127,900 -200 186,107 -281
April 2018 128,100 -200 186,388 87
March 2018 128,300 400 186,301 685
February 2018 127,900 600 185,616 570
January 2018 127,300 700 185,046 -762
December 2017 126,600 0 185,808 339
November 2017 126,600 100 185,469 349
October 2017 126,500 200 185,120 512
September 2017 126,300 200 184,608 709
August 2017 126,100 1,200 183,899 324