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Lawrence, Kansas Job Growth

There were 55,000 jobs in Lawrence, Kansas in March 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 63,925 employed persons for the month. Lawrence added 100 jobs in March 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 335 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Lawrence job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey March 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 55,000 +100 +900
CPS 63,925 +335 +291

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Lawrence, Kansas Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Lawrence 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 Lawrence, Kansas

CES employment for Lawrence in March 2017 is at a new high of 55,000.

CPS employment in March 2017 for Lawrence is at a new high of 63,925.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through March 2017

Lawrence, Kansas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
March 2017 55,000 100 63,925 335
February 2017 54,900 1,100 63,590 479
January 2017 53,800 -1,100 63,111 -239
December 2016 54,900 300 63,350 21
November 2016 54,600 100 63,329 21
October 2016 54,500 -300 63,308 172
September 2016 54,800 1,000 63,136 295
August 2016 53,800 200 62,841 116
July 2016 53,600 200 62,725 -131
June 2016 53,400 -700 62,856 -307
May 2016 54,100 -100 63,163 -325
April 2016 54,200 100 63,488 -146