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La Crosse-Onalaska, Wisconsin Job Growth

There were 80,300 jobs in La Crosse, Wisconsin in November 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 77,728 employed persons for the month. La Crosse added 100 jobs in November 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 195 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare La Crosse job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 80,300 +100 +1,200
CPS 77,728 +195 +2,061

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

La Crosse, Wisconsin Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for La Crosse 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 La Crosse, Wisconsin

CES employment for La Crosse in November 2017 is at a new high of 80,300.

CPS employment in November 2017 for La Crosse is at a new high of 77,728.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2017

La Crosse, Wisconsin Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2017 80,300 100 77,728 195
October 2017 80,200 500 77,533 122
September 2017 79,700 0 77,411 176
August 2017 79,700 100 77,235 279
July 2017 79,600 100 76,956 450
June 2017 79,500 0 76,506 -111
May 2017 79,500 100 76,617 221
April 2017 79,400 1,200 76,396 579
March 2017 78,200 -1,300 75,817 -251
February 2017 79,500 500 76,068 359
January 2017 79,000 300 75,709 164
December 2016 78,700 -400 75,545 -122