Department of Numbers

Waco, Texas Job Growth

There were 119,100 jobs in Waco, Texas in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 117,287 employed persons for the month. Waco added 400 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 35 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Waco job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey December 2016 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 119,100 +400 +3,100
CPS 117,287 +35 +2,783

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

Waco, Texas Employment Changes

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

CES employment for Waco in December 2016 is at a new high of 119,100.

CPS employment in December 2016 for Waco is at a new high of 117,287.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through December 2016

Waco, Texas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
December 2016 119,100 400 117,287 35
November 2016 118,700 100 117,252 314
October 2016 118,600 200 116,938 -38
September 2016 118,400 300 116,976 126
August 2016 118,100 300 116,850 493
July 2016 117,800 400 116,357 351
June 2016 117,400 400 116,006 237
May 2016 117,000 -100 115,769 185
April 2016 117,100 300 115,584 -415
March 2016 116,800 300 115,999 362
February 2016 116,500 300 115,637 883
January 2016 116,200 200 114,754 250