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Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, California Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Oxnard fell 0.0 percentage points in April 2018 to 3.8%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 0.4 percentage points lower than the California rate. The unemployment rate in Oxnard peaked in March 2010 at 11.0% and is now 7.2 percentage points lower. From a post peak low of 3.8% in March 2018, the unemployment rate has now grown by 0.0 percentage points. You can also compare Oxnard unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate April 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
National 3.9% -0.2 -0.5
California 4.2% -0.1 -0.8
Oxnard 3.8% 0.0 -0.9
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with April 2018 data as May metro level unemployment data has not yet been released.

Unemployment Rate: Oxnard, California, National

Oxnard, California monthly unemployment rate chart

Note: Recessions shown in gray.

Oxnard, California Unemployed

The number of people unemployed in Oxnard peaked in March 2010 at 47,059. There are now 31,123 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. Oxnard employment and jobs data (including jobs lost/gained in Oxnard, California) is also available.

Unemployed Persons April 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
Oxnard 15,936 -28 -4,230

Number of Unemployed Persons

Oxnard, California Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
California
Unemployment Rate
Oxnard
Unemployment Rate
Oxnard
Unemployed
May
2018
3.8% 4.2%
April
2018
3.9% 4.2% 3.8% 15,936
March
2018
4.1% 4.3% 3.8% 15,964
February
2018
4.1% 4.3% 3.9% 16,686
January
2018
4.1% 4.4% 4.0% 16,844
December
2017
4.1% 4.5% 4.0% 17,145
November
2017
4.1% 4.5% 4.1% 17,383
October
2017
4.1% 4.5% 4.1% 17,655
September
2017
4.2% 4.5% 4.2% 18,061
August
2017
4.4% 4.6% 4.3% 18,488
July
2017
4.3% 4.7% 4.4% 18,830
June
2017
4.3% 4.8% 4.5% 19,199

1. Metro area unemployment rates are now seasonally adjusted. The BLS has started publishing smoothed seasonally adjusted metropolitan area data which makes comparisons to state and national data more relevant than the unadjusted numbers.