Lubbock, Texas Job Growth
There were 143,500 jobs in Lubbock, Texas in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 151,533 employed persons for the month. Lubbock lost 200 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 116 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Lubbock job growth to job growth in other cities.
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Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.
Lubbock, Texas Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Lubbock 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 Lubbock, Texas
CES employment for Lubbock peaked in April 2016 at 144,400. Since then 900 jobs have been lost in Lubbock according to the employer survey. From a trough of 143,200 in October 2016, Lubbock has gained 300 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 151,986 for Lubbock in August 2016. 453 jobs have been lost in Lubbock since then according to the household survey. From a October 2016 low of 151,137, Lubbock has added 396 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Lubbock, Texas Employment History