Kankakee, Illinois Job Growth
There were 47,000 jobs in Kankakee, Illinois in January 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 53,008 employed persons for the month. Kankakee lost 0 jobs in January 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 857 (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 peaked in November 2017 at 47,200. Since then 200 jobs have been lost in Kankakee according to the employer survey. From a trough of 47,000 in December 2017, Kankakee has gained 0 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in January 2018 for Kankakee is at a new high of 53,008.
Employment: CES, CPS
Kankakee, Illinois Employment History