Department of Numbers

Visalia-Porterville, California Job Growth

There were 127,500 jobs in Visalia, California in February 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 185,568 employed persons for the month. Visalia added 200 jobs in February 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 712 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Visalia job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 127,500 +200 +3,500
CPS 185,568 +712 +1,418

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 in February 2018 is at a new high of 127,500.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 186,317 for Visalia in November 2017. 749 jobs have been lost in Visalia since then according to the household survey. From a January 2018 low of 184,856, Visalia has added 712 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2018

Visalia, California Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2018 127,500 200 185,568 712
January 2018 127,300 700 184,856 -1,044
December 2017 126,600 0 185,900 -417
November 2017 126,600 100 186,317 159
October 2017 126,500 200 186,158 16
September 2017 126,300 200 186,142 386
August 2017 126,100 1,200 185,756 -3
July 2017 124,900 -500 185,759 1,331
June 2017 125,400 600 184,428 -233
May 2017 124,800 500 184,661 -621
April 2017 124,300 -100 185,282 1,080
March 2017 124,400 400 184,202 52