Department of Numbers

Kankakee, Illinois Job Growth

There were 46,700 jobs in Kankakee, Illinois in October 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 53,399 employed persons for the month. Kankakee added 100 jobs in October 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 218 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Kankakee job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey October 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 46,700 +100 +600
CPS 53,399 +218 +541

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

Kankakee, Illinois Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Kankakee 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 Kankakee, Illinois

CES employment for Kankakee in October 2019 is at a new high of 46,700.

CPS employment in October 2019 for Kankakee is at a new high of 53,399.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through October 2019

Kankakee, Illinois Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
October 2019 46,700 100 53,399 218
September 2019 46,600 100 53,181 95
August 2019 46,500 200 53,086 7
July 2019 46,300 0 53,079 109
June 2019 46,300 200 52,970 134
May 2019 46,100 -200 52,836 142
April 2019 46,300 0 52,694 30
March 2019 46,300 100 52,664 -8
February 2019 46,200 500 52,672 18
January 2019 45,700 -500 52,654 -195
December 2018 46,200 0 52,849 1
November 2018 46,200 100 52,848 -10