Department of Numbers

Kankakee, Illinois Job Growth

There were 48,000 jobs in Kankakee, Illinois in April 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 55,383 employed persons for the month. Kankakee added 300 jobs in April 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 375 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Kankakee job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 48,000 +300 +1,600
CPS 55,383 +375 +2,588

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 April 2018 is at a new high of 48,000.

CPS employment in April 2018 for Kankakee is at a new high of 55,383.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2018

Kankakee, Illinois Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2018 48,000 300 55,383 375
March 2018 47,700 300 55,008 692
February 2018 47,400 0 54,316 666
January 2018 47,400 400 53,650 106
December 2017 47,000 -200 53,544 64
November 2017 47,200 400 53,480 138
October 2017 46,800 100 53,342 191
September 2017 46,700 100 53,151 214
August 2017 46,600 300 52,937 177
July 2017 46,300 200 52,760 155
June 2017 46,100 -300 52,605 -27
May 2017 46,400 0 52,632 -163