Lincoln, Nebraska Job Growth
There were 188,800 jobs in Lincoln, Nebraska in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 173,546 employed persons for the month. Lincoln lost 400 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 75 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Lincoln 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.
Lincoln, Nebraska Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Lincoln 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 Lincoln, Nebraska
CES employment for Lincoln peaked in November 2016 at 189,200. Since then 400 jobs have been lost in Lincoln according to the employer survey.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 174,930 for Lincoln in March 2016. 1,384 jobs have been lost in Lincoln since then according to the household survey. From a August 2016 low of 172,526, Lincoln has added 1,020 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Lincoln, Nebraska Employment History