Brownsville-Harlingen, Texas Job Growth
There were 132,800 jobs in Brownsville, Texas in March 2013 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 147,050 employed persons for the month. Brownsville added 400 jobs in March 2013 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 23 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Brownsville 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.
Brownsville, Texas Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Brownsville 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 Brownsville, Texas
CES employment for Brownsville peaked in January 2013 at 132,900. Since then 100 jobs have been lost in Brownsville according to the employer survey. From a trough of 132,400 in February 2013, Brownsville has gained 400 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in March 2013 for Brownsville is at a new high of 147,050.
Employment: CES, CPS
Brownsville, Texas Employment History