Lubbock, Texas Job Growth
There were 148,100 jobs in Lubbock, Texas in November 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 154,718 employed persons for the month. Lubbock added 200 jobs in November 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 156 (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 August 2017 at 148,500. Since then 400 jobs have been lost in Lubbock according to the employer survey. From a trough of 147,500 in September 2017, Lubbock has gained 600 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 155,128 for Lubbock in September 2017. 410 jobs have been lost in Lubbock since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Lubbock, Texas Employment History