Lawrence, Kansas Job Growth
There were 53,300 jobs in Lawrence, Kansas in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 62,689 employed persons for the month. Lawrence lost 100 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 64 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Lawrence 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.
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 peaked in September 2016 at 53,700. Since then 400 jobs have been lost in Lawrence according to the employer survey. From a trough of 53,300 in October 2016, Lawrence has gained 0 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 63,573 for Lawrence in December 2015. 884 jobs have been lost in Lawrence since then according to the household survey. From a August 2016 low of 61,884, Lawrence has added 805 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Lawrence, Kansas Employment History