Waco, Texas Job Growth
There were 118,400 jobs in Waco, Texas in November 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 116,489 employed persons for the month. Waco lost 400 jobs in November 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 408 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Waco 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.
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 peaked in February 2017 at 120,400. Since then 2,000 jobs have been lost in Waco according to the employer survey. From a trough of 118,300 in June 2017, Waco has gained 100 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 118,289 for Waco in March 2017. 1,800 jobs have been lost in Waco since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Waco, Texas Employment History