Beaumont-Port Arthur, Texas Job Growth
There were 162,700 jobs in Beaumont, Texas in February 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 161,266 employed persons for the month. Beaumont lost 1,000 jobs in February 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 1,129 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Beaumont 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.
Beaumont, Texas Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Beaumont 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 Beaumont, Texas
CES employment for Beaumont peaked in August 2008 at 170,800. Since then 8,100 jobs have been lost in Beaumont according to the employer survey. From a trough of 159,100 in September 2009, Beaumont has gained 3,600 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 176,126 for Beaumont in July 2008. 14,860 jobs have been lost in Beaumont since then according to the household survey. From a January 2010 low of 160,961, Beaumont has added 305 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Beaumont, Texas Employment History