Overall unemployment rate moved down to 6.6% with the biggest shift in Restaurants & Hotels, which gained 100 roles, based on the most recently available information published in June 2022.

Total employment in the Hanford-Corcoran, CA market rose by 34 jobs in April and the unemployment rate decreased compared to the prior month by 100 bps to 6.6%. The national unemployment rate decreased by 42 bps over the same time to 3.3%.

  • Hanford-Corcoran, CA unemployment rate is 326 bps above the national rate which is a negative sign.
  • Unemployment in the market is 450 bps below the unemployment rate in the market last year at this time, which is a positive.
  • Average wages (per hour) grew in April versus prior month by 7.1% and are up compared to last year at this time in the market.
Month over Month Unemployment Change
Year over Year Unemployment Change
Hanford-Corcoran, CA Unemployment April 2022

For key employment segments of the market, total jobs stayed flat. Key sectors include:

  • Government: 14,300; -100
  • Transportation & Utilities: 7,100; no change
  • Education & Healthcare: 6,600; no change
  • Manufacturing: 4,500; no change
  • Restaurants & Hotels: 4,400; +100
  • Business Services: 1,300; no change
  • Construction, Mining: 1,000; no change
  • Financial Services: 900; no change
  • Other Jobs: 800; no change
  • IT & Development: 100; no change
Hanford-Corcoran, CA Unemployment by Industry April 2022

Data is based on the most recent 12 months available, through April 2022 (Data published June 2022 and reports created on June 1, 2022).  Source: Government data agency and locally acquired statistics.

Note: All reported data is not seasonally adjusted.