Thousand Oaks Unemployment
According to the California Employment Development Department, Thousand Oaks' preliminary July 2018 unemployment rate is 3.4%, down from 3.6% in June of 2018. The City has a total of 65,500 in the labor force with 63,300 who are employed.
Ventura County Unemployment
The California Labor Market report revealed that Ventura County's July 2018 unemployment rate of 3.9% was down from a revised 4.0% in June of 2018.
A total of 5,800 non-farm jobs were lost in July of 2018; however, 500 jobs were added, for a net loss of 5,300 jobs. The loss in jobs includes 4,500 in government (typical number which accounts for jobs lost in public schools each summer), 400 in trade, transportation and utilities, 400 in educational and health services, 400 in leisure and hospitality, and 100 in professional and business services. The gain in jobs includes 300 in manufacturing and 200 in construction.