Brownsville-Harlingen, Texas Job Growth
There were 142,300 jobs in Brownsville, Texas in November 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 154,798 employed persons for the month. Brownsville lost 600 jobs in November 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 447 (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 July 2017 at 143,900. Since then 1,600 jobs have been lost in Brownsville according to the employer survey.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 155,626 for Brownsville in March 2017. 828 jobs have been lost in Brownsville since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Brownsville, Texas Employment History