Kankakee, Illinois Job Growth
There were 45,700 jobs in Kankakee, Illinois in February 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 52,650 employed persons for the month. Kankakee lost 0 jobs in February 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 456 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Kankakee job growth to job growth in other cities.
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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 peaked in September 2018 at 46,400. Since then 700 jobs have been lost in Kankakee according to the employer survey. From a trough of 45,700 in January 2019, Kankakee has gained 0 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 56,750 for Kankakee in October 2018. 4,100 jobs have been lost in Kankakee since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Kankakee, Illinois Employment History