Department of Numbers

Laredo, Texas Job Growth

There were 104,200 jobs in Laredo, Texas in November 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 109,707 employed persons for the month. Laredo lost 500 jobs in November 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 119 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Laredo job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 104,200 -500 +700
CPS 109,707 -119 +945

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 peaked in October 2017 at 104,700. Since then 500 jobs have been lost in Laredo according to the employer survey.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 110,289 for Laredo in September 2017. 582 jobs have been lost in Laredo since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2017

Laredo, Texas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2017 104,200 -500 109,707 -119
October 2017 104,700 300 109,826 -463
September 2017 104,400 200 110,289 545
August 2017 104,200 -200 109,744 -254
July 2017 104,400 0 109,998 385
June 2017 104,400 400 109,613 378
May 2017 104,000 200 109,235 -236
April 2017 103,800 -100 109,471 191
March 2017 103,900 300 109,280 165
February 2017 103,600 -200 109,115 327
January 2017 103,800 0 108,788 105
December 2016 103,800 300 108,683 -79