Department of Numbers

Killeen-Temple, Texas Job Growth

There were 143,300 jobs in Killeen, Texas in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 167,189 employed persons for the month. Killeen lost 300 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 294 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Killeen job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey December 2016 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 143,300 -300 +2,500
CPS 167,189 +294 +3,206

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 November 2016 at 143,600. Since then 300 jobs have been lost in Killeen according to the employer survey.

CPS employment in December 2016 for Killeen is at a new high of 167,189.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through December 2016

Killeen, Texas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
December 2016 143,300 -300 167,189 294
November 2016 143,600 600 166,895 1,135
October 2016 143,000 200 165,760 -361
September 2016 142,800 100 166,121 356
August 2016 142,700 200 165,765 787
July 2016 142,500 900 164,978 165
June 2016 141,600 -200 164,813 -463
May 2016 141,800 200 165,276 245
April 2016 141,600 1,000 165,031 -278
March 2016 140,600 -100 165,309 223
February 2016 140,700 200 165,086 771
January 2016 140,500 -300 164,315 332