Department of Numbers

St. Joseph, Missouri Job Growth

There were 63,000 jobs in St Joseph, Missouri in November 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 61,651 employed persons for the month. St Joseph lost 100 jobs in November 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 530 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare St Joseph job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 63,000 -100 -700
CPS 61,651 -530 -1,767

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

St Joseph, Missouri Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for St Joseph 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 St Joseph, Missouri

CES employment for St Joseph peaked in July 2017 at 64,099. Since then 1,099 jobs have been lost in St Joseph according to the employer survey.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 65,869 for St Joseph in December 2006. 4,218 jobs have been lost in St Joseph since then according to the household survey. From a January 2010 low of 59,225, St Joseph has added 2,426 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2017

St Joseph, Missouri Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2017 63,000 -100 61,651 -530
October 2017 63,100 0 62,181 -262
September 2017 63,100 -400 62,443 -81
August 2017 63,500 -599 62,524 -106
July 2017 64,099 399 62,630 595
June 2017 63,700 0 62,035 -98
May 2017 63,700 -200 62,133 -295
April 2017 63,900 100 62,428 -381
March 2017 63,800 -100 62,809 -65
February 2017 63,900 100 62,874 -176
January 2017 63,800 100 63,050 -254
December 2016 63,700 0 63,304 -114