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Mount Vernon-Anacortes, Washington Job Growth

There were 50,100 jobs in Mount Vernon, Washington in March 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 55,016 employed persons for the month. Mount Vernon added 200 jobs in March 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 50 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Mount Vernon job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey March 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 50,100 +200 +1,500
CPS 55,016 +50 +1,366

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

Mount Vernon, Washington Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Mount Vernon 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 Mount Vernon, Washington

CES employment for Mount Vernon in March 2017 is at a new high of 50,100.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 55,845 for Mount Vernon in February 2008. 829 jobs have been lost in Mount Vernon since then according to the household survey. From a July 2011 low of 50,900, Mount Vernon has added 4,116 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through March 2017

Mount Vernon, Washington Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
March 2017 50,100 200 55,016 50
February 2017 49,900 100 54,966 96
January 2017 49,800 500 54,870 21
December 2016 49,300 0 54,849 104
November 2016 49,300 300 54,745 113
October 2016 49,000 -400 54,632 174
September 2016 49,400 0 54,458 51
August 2016 49,400 300 54,407 -47
July 2016 49,100 100 54,454 247
June 2016 49,000 100 54,207 423
May 2016 48,900 200 53,784 214
April 2016 48,700 100 53,570 -80