Kankakee, Illinois Job Growth
There were 49,500 jobs in Kankakee, Illinois in October 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 56,731 employed persons for the month. Kankakee lost 100 jobs in October 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 266 (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 August 2018 at 50,000. Since then 500 jobs have been lost in Kankakee according to the employer survey.
CPS employment in October 2018 for Kankakee is at a new high of 56,731.
Employment: CES, CPS
Kankakee, Illinois Employment History