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College Station-Bryan, Texas Job Growth

There were 115,300 jobs in College Station, Texas in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 121,681 employed persons for the month. College Station added 1,000 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 28 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare College Station job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey December 2016 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 115,300 +1,000 +4,500
CPS 121,681 +28 +3,804

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 in December 2016 is at a new high of 115,300.

CPS employment in December 2016 for College Station is at a new high of 121,681.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through December 2016

College Station, Texas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
December 2016 115,300 1,000 121,681 28
November 2016 114,300 200 121,653 295
October 2016 114,100 0 121,358 -187
September 2016 114,100 -100 121,545 164
August 2016 114,200 1,400 121,381 632
July 2016 112,800 -300 120,749 366
June 2016 113,100 600 120,383 222
May 2016 112,500 500 120,161 338
April 2016 112,000 200 119,823 34
March 2016 111,800 -600 119,789 458
February 2016 112,400 100 119,331 905
January 2016 112,300 1,500 118,426 549