Kankakee, Illinois Job Growth
There were 42,500 jobs in Kankakee, Illinois in February 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 48,158 employed persons for the month. Kankakee added 500 jobs in February 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 55 (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 January 2020 at 46,700. Since then 4,200 jobs have been lost in Kankakee according to the employer survey. From a trough of 40,900 in April 2020, Kankakee has gained 1,600 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 54,053 for Kankakee in October 2020. 5,895 jobs have been lost in Kankakee since then according to the household survey. From a January 2021 low of 48,103, Kankakee has added 55 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Kankakee, Illinois Employment History