Kankakee, Illinois Job Growth
There were 44,400 jobs in Kankakee, Illinois in August 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 52,417 employed persons for the month. Kankakee added 400 jobs in August 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 3,081 (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 2,100 jobs have been lost in Kankakee according to the employer survey. From a trough of 42,300 in April 2020, Kankakee has gained 2,100 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 53,754 for Kankakee in December 2019. 1,337 jobs have been lost in Kankakee since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 43,680, Kankakee has added 8,737 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Kankakee, Illinois Employment History