Owensboro, Kentucky Job Growth
There were 53,300 jobs in Owensboro, Kentucky in November 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 52,533 employed persons for the month. Owensboro lost 100 jobs in November 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 18 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Owensboro 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.
Owensboro, Kentucky Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Owensboro 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 Owensboro, Kentucky
CES employment for Owensboro peaked in April 2017 at 54,000. Since then 700 jobs have been lost in Owensboro according to the employer survey.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 53,814 for Owensboro in July 2000. 1,281 jobs have been lost in Owensboro since then according to the household survey. From a February 2010 low of 49,535, Owensboro has added 2,998 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Owensboro, Kentucky Employment History