Department of Numbers

Killeen-Temple, Texas Job Growth

There were 148,700 jobs in Killeen, Texas in November 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 172,698 employed persons for the month. Killeen lost 700 jobs in November 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 340 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Killeen job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 148,700 -700 +2,600
CPS 172,698 +340 +3,291

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

Killeen, Texas Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Killeen 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 Killeen, Texas

CES employment for Killeen peaked in October 2017 at 149,400. Since then 700 jobs have been lost in Killeen according to the employer survey.

CPS employment in November 2017 for Killeen is at a new high of 172,698.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2017

Killeen, Texas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2017 148,700 -700 172,698 340
October 2017 149,400 800 172,358 -81
September 2017 148,600 300 172,439 904
August 2017 148,300 100 171,535 502
July 2017 148,200 0 171,033 609
June 2017 148,200 1,100 170,424 -268
May 2017 147,100 100 170,692 7
April 2017 147,000 900 170,685 329
March 2017 146,100 -300 170,356 123
February 2017 146,400 0 170,233 451
January 2017 146,400 200 169,782 87
December 2016 146,200 100 169,695 288