Kankakee, Illinois Job Growth
There were 43,600 jobs in Kankakee, Illinois in November 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 51,040 employed persons for the month. Kankakee lost 600 jobs in November 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 3,013 (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 February 2020 at 46,500. Since then 2,900 jobs have been lost in Kankakee according to the employer survey. From a trough of 42,300 in April 2020, Kankakee has gained 1,300 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 54,053 for Kankakee in October 2020. 3,013 jobs have been lost in Kankakee since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Kankakee, Illinois Employment History