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Kennewick-Richland, Washington Job Growth

There were 112,800 jobs in Kennewick, Washington in July 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 129,705 employed persons for the month. Kennewick added 500 jobs in July 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,910 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Kennewick job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 112,800 +500 +2,000
CPS 129,705 +1,910 +4,642

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 July 2017 is at a new high of 112,800.

CPS employment in July 2017 for Kennewick is at a new high of 129,705.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2017

Kennewick, Washington Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2017 112,800 500 129,705 1,910
June 2017 112,300 1,000 127,795 649
May 2017 111,300 -600 127,146 -779
April 2017 111,900 100 127,925 161
March 2017 111,800 -300 127,764 826
February 2017 112,100 700 126,938 219
January 2017 111,400 -500 126,719 9
December 2016 111,900 400 126,710 451
November 2016 111,500 1,000 126,259 477
October 2016 110,500 -1,300 125,782 281
September 2016 111,800 1,300 125,501 177
August 2016 110,500 -300 125,324 261