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Mount Vernon-Anacortes, Washington Job Growth

There were 50,900 jobs in Mount Vernon, Washington in August 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 56,954 employed persons for the month. Mount Vernon lost 100 jobs in August 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 228 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Mount Vernon job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey August 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 50,900 -100 +1,500
CPS 56,954 -228 +2,547

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 peaked in July 2017 at 51,000. Since then 100 jobs have been lost in Mount Vernon according to the employer survey.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 57,182 for Mount Vernon in July 2017. 228 jobs have been lost in Mount Vernon since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through August 2017

Mount Vernon, Washington Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
August 2017 50,900 -100 56,954 -228
July 2017 51,000 600 57,182 932
June 2017 50,400 200 56,250 443
May 2017 50,200 100 55,807 42
April 2017 50,100 200 55,765 663
March 2017 49,900 0 55,102 136
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