Kankakee, Illinois Job Growth
There were 45,600 jobs in Kankakee, Illinois in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 52,019 employed persons for the month. Kankakee lost 0 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 335 (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 September 2014 at 45,800. Since then 200 jobs have been lost in Kankakee according to the employer survey. From a trough of 44,000 in January 2015, Kankakee has gained 1,600 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 52,735 for Kankakee in November 2007. 716 jobs have been lost in Kankakee since then according to the household survey. From a November 2009 low of 48,966, Kankakee has added 3,053 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Kankakee, Illinois Employment History