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College Station-Bryan, Texas Job Growth

There were 116,200 jobs in College Station, Texas in July 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 123,685 employed persons for the month. College Station lost 100 jobs in July 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 205 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare College Station job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 116,200 -100 +2,000
CPS 123,685 +205 +3,199

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

College Station, Texas Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for College Station 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 College Station, Texas

CES employment for College Station peaked in January 2017 at 119,000. Since then 2,800 jobs have been lost in College Station according to the employer survey. From a trough of 115,900 in April 2017, College Station has gained 300 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment in July 2017 for College Station is at a new high of 123,685.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2017

College Station, Texas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2017 116,200 -100 123,685 205
June 2017 116,300 200 123,480 -72
May 2017 116,100 200 123,552 57
April 2017 115,900 -400 123,495 137
March 2017 116,300 -200 123,358 21
February 2017 116,500 -2,500 123,337 283
January 2017 119,000 3,600 123,054 1,692
December 2016 115,400 500 121,362 114
November 2016 114,900 -200 121,248 140
October 2016 115,100 700 121,108 257
September 2016 114,400 1,200 120,851 264
August 2016 113,200 -1,000 120,587 101