Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky Job Growth
There were 276,300 jobs in Lexington, Kentucky in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 251,241 employed persons for the month. Lexington added 1,200 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 371 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Lexington 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.
Lexington, Kentucky Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Lexington 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 Lexington, Kentucky
CES employment for Lexington peaked in April 2016 at 276,400. Since then 100 jobs have been lost in Lexington according to the employer survey. From a trough of 271,200 in June 2016, Lexington has gained 5,100 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in December 2016 for Lexington is at a new high of 251,241.
Employment: CES, CPS
Lexington, Kentucky Employment History