Department of Numbers

Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky Job Growth

There were 666,200 jobs in Louisville, Kentucky in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 621,421 employed persons for the month. Louisville added 4,400 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 3,212 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Louisville job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey December 2016 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 666,200 +4,400 +11,300
CPS 621,421 +3,212 +24,511

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

Louisville, Kentucky Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Louisville 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 Louisville, Kentucky

CES employment for Louisville in December 2016 is at a new high of 666,200.

CPS employment in December 2016 for Louisville is at a new high of 621,421.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through December 2016

Louisville, Kentucky Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
December 2016 666,200 4,400 621,421 3,212
November 2016 661,800 4,300 618,209 1,172
October 2016 657,500 -2,600 617,037 152
September 2016 660,100 200 616,885 2,589
August 2016 659,900 -3,700 614,296 1,766
July 2016 663,600 6,300 612,530 4,032
June 2016 657,300 -700 608,498 271
May 2016 658,000 1,200 608,227 1,524
April 2016 656,800 2,100 606,703 2,880
March 2016 654,700 5,200 603,823 2,713
February 2016 649,500 -4,400 601,110 1,855
January 2016 653,900 -1,000 599,255 2,345