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Laredo, Texas Job Growth

There were 104,000 jobs in Laredo, Texas in March 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 109,225 employed persons for the month. Laredo added 400 jobs in March 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 110 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Laredo job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey March 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 104,000 +400 +2,800
CPS 109,225 +110 +2,042

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

Laredo, Texas Employment Changes

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

CES employment for Laredo in March 2017 is at a new high of 104,000.

CPS employment in March 2017 for Laredo is at a new high of 109,225.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through March 2017

Laredo, Texas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
March 2017 104,000 400 109,225 110
February 2017 103,600 -200 109,115 327
January 2017 103,800 0 108,788 105
December 2016 103,800 300 108,683 -79
November 2016 103,500 0 108,762 10
October 2016 103,500 700 108,752 151
September 2016 102,800 500 108,601 95
August 2016 102,300 -500 108,506 101
July 2016 102,800 1,000 108,405 337
June 2016 101,800 100 108,068 352
May 2016 101,700 0 107,716 229
April 2016 101,700 500 107,487 304