Kansas City, Missouri Job Growth
There were 1,059,000 jobs in Kansas City, Missouri in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,076,081 employed persons for the month. Kansas City added 2,500 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 1,856 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Kansas City 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.
Kansas City, Missouri Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Kansas City 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 Kansas City, Missouri
CES employment for Kansas City peaked in July 2016 at 1,060,900. Since then 1,900 jobs have been lost in Kansas City according to the employer survey. From a trough of 1,056,500 in November 2016, Kansas City has gained 2,500 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 1,088,635 for Kansas City in February 2016. 12,554 jobs have been lost in Kansas City since then according to the household survey. From a August 2016 low of 1,074,374, Kansas City has added 1,707 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Kansas City, Missouri Employment History