Lake Charles, Louisiana Job Growth
There were 105,300 jobs in Lake Charles, Louisiana in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 98,280 employed persons for the month. Lake Charles lost 900 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 92 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Lake Charles 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.
Lake Charles, Louisiana Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Lake Charles 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 Lake Charles, Louisiana
CES employment for Lake Charles peaked in November 2016 at 106,200. Since then 900 jobs have been lost in Lake Charles according to the employer survey.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 99,187 for Lake Charles in March 2016. 907 jobs have been lost in Lake Charles since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Lake Charles, Louisiana Employment History