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Killeen-Temple, Texas Job Growth

There were 146,300 jobs in Killeen, Texas in March 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 170,492 employed persons for the month. Killeen lost 100 jobs in March 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 259 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Killeen job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey March 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 146,300 -100 +3,600
CPS 170,492 +259 +4,165

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 January 2017 at 146,400. Since then 100 jobs have been lost in Killeen according to the employer survey.

CPS employment in March 2017 for Killeen is at a new high of 170,492.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through March 2017

Killeen, Texas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
March 2017 146,300 -100 170,492 259
February 2017 146,400 0 170,233 451
January 2017 146,400 200 169,782 87
December 2016 146,200 100 169,695 288
November 2016 146,100 500 169,407 495
October 2016 145,600 600 168,912 510
September 2016 145,000 600 168,402 438
August 2016 144,400 300 167,964 382
July 2016 144,100 300 167,582 400
June 2016 143,800 600 167,182 453
May 2016 143,200 200 166,729 297
April 2016 143,000 300 166,432 105