Department of Numbers

Laredo, Texas Job Growth

There were 105,100 jobs in Laredo, Texas in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 110,423 employed persons for the month. Laredo added 400 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 148 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Laredo job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey December 2016 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 105,100 +400 +2,600
CPS 110,423 -148 +2,597

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 December 2016 is at a new high of 105,100.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 110,571 for Laredo in November 2016. 148 jobs have been lost in Laredo since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through December 2016

Laredo, Texas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
December 2016 105,100 400 110,423 -148
November 2016 104,700 -100 110,571 326
October 2016 104,800 300 110,245 -323
September 2016 104,500 -200 110,568 3
August 2016 104,700 700 110,565 552
July 2016 104,000 200 110,013 407
June 2016 103,800 700 109,606 511
May 2016 103,100 100 109,095 332
April 2016 103,000 300 108,763 -6
March 2016 102,700 -100 108,769 87
February 2016 102,800 500 108,682 638
January 2016 102,300 -200 108,044 218