Kankakee, Illinois Job Growth
There were 45,900 jobs in Kankakee, Illinois in November 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 51,932 employed persons for the month. Kankakee added 400 jobs in November 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 270 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Kankakee job growth to job growth in other cities.
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Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.
Kankakee, Illinois Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Kankakee 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 Kankakee, Illinois
CES employment for Kankakee in November 2017 is at a new high of 45,900.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 52,735 for Kankakee in November 2007. 803 jobs have been lost in Kankakee since then according to the household survey. From a November 2009 low of 48,966, Kankakee has added 2,966 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Kankakee, Illinois Employment History