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Kennewick-Richland, Washington Job Growth

There were 112,100 jobs in Kennewick, Washington in March 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 127,023 employed persons for the month. Kennewick lost 0 jobs in March 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 85 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Kennewick job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey March 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 112,100 0 +2,700
CPS 127,023 +85 +2,316

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 February 2017 is at a new high of 112,100.

CPS employment in March 2017 for Kennewick is at a new high of 127,023.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through March 2017

Kennewick, Washington Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
March 2017 112,100 0 127,023 85
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
July 2016 110,800 800 125,063 169
June 2016 110,000 300 124,894 -59
May 2016 109,700 -200 124,953 12
April 2016 109,900 500 124,941 234