Lake Charles, Louisiana Job Growth
There were 116,400 jobs in Lake Charles, Louisiana in January 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 111,043 employed persons for the month. Lake Charles lost 200 jobs in January 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,279 (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 August 2017 at 117,500. Since then 1,100 jobs have been lost in Lake Charles according to the employer survey.
CPS employment in January 2018 for Lake Charles is at a new high of 111,043.
Employment: CES, CPS
Lake Charles, Louisiana Employment History