Houma-Thibodaux, Louisiana Job Growth
There were 92,500 jobs in Houma, Louisiana in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 88,142 employed persons for the month. Houma added 100 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 304 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Houma 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.
Houma, Louisiana Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Houma 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 Houma, Louisiana
CES employment for Houma peaked in October 2014 at 102,800. Since then 10,300 jobs have been lost in Houma according to the employer survey. From a trough of 92,400 in November 2016, Houma has gained 100 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 103,587 for Houma in November 2008. 15,445 jobs have been lost in Houma since then according to the household survey. From a February 2011 low of 87,302, Houma has added 840 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Houma, Louisiana Employment History