Owensboro, Kentucky Job Growth
There were 53,800 jobs in Owensboro, Kentucky in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 51,846 employed persons for the month. Owensboro lost 200 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 248 (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 February 2016 at 54,500. Since then 700 jobs have been lost in Owensboro according to the employer survey. From a trough of 53,700 in April 2016, Owensboro has gained 100 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 53,814 for Owensboro in July 2000. 1,968 jobs have been lost in Owensboro since then according to the household survey. From a February 2010 low of 49,535, Owensboro has added 2,311 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Owensboro, Kentucky Employment History