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Kennewick-Richland, Washington Job Growth

There were 110,800 jobs in Kennewick, Washington in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 126,580 employed persons for the month. Kennewick added 200 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 580 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Kennewick job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey December 2016 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 110,800 +200 +2,000
CPS 126,580 +580 +3,279

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

Kennewick, Washington Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Kennewick 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 Kennewick, Washington

CES employment for Kennewick in December 2016 is at a new high of 110,800.

CPS employment in December 2016 for Kennewick is at a new high of 126,580.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through December 2016

Kennewick, Washington Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
December 2016 110,800 200 126,580 580
November 2016 110,600 1,500 126,000 706
October 2016 109,100 -1,600 125,294 56
September 2016 110,700 800 125,238 489
August 2016 109,900 -300 124,749 -99
July 2016 110,200 500 124,848 -47
June 2016 109,700 -800 124,895 -437
May 2016 110,500 300 125,332 -95
April 2016 110,200 400 125,427 486
March 2016 109,800 200 124,941 103
February 2016 109,600 200 124,838 490
January 2016 109,400 600 124,348 1,047