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Tuscaloosa, Alabama Job Growth

There were 113,000 jobs in Tuscaloosa, Alabama in July 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 114,986 employed persons for the month. Tuscaloosa added 600 jobs in July 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 491 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Tuscaloosa job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 113,000 +600 +3,100
CPS 114,986 +491 +4,038

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

Tuscaloosa, Alabama Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Tuscaloosa 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 Tuscaloosa, Alabama

CES employment for Tuscaloosa in July 2019 is at a new high of 113,000.

CPS employment in July 2019 for Tuscaloosa is at a new high of 114,986.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2019

Tuscaloosa, Alabama Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2019 113,000 600 114,986 491
June 2019 112,400 300 114,495 466
May 2019 112,100 -300 114,029 561
April 2019 112,400 500 113,468 377
March 2019 111,900 -500 113,091 330
February 2019 112,400 200 112,761 354
January 2019 112,200 500 112,407 344
December 2018 111,700 1,100 112,063 -44
November 2018 110,600 -200 112,107 39
October 2018 110,800 500 112,068 301
September 2018 110,300 300 111,767 411
August 2018 110,000 100 111,356 408