Lawrence, Kansas Job Growth
There were 53,400 jobs in Lawrence, Kansas in October 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 63,260 employed persons for the month. Lawrence added 200 jobs in October 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 156 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Lawrence 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.
Lawrence, Kansas Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Lawrence 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 Lawrence, Kansas
CES employment for Lawrence peaked in August 2018 at 56,800. Since then 3,400 jobs have been lost in Lawrence according to the employer survey. From a trough of 52,000 in June 2019, Lawrence has gained 1,400 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 63,355 for Lawrence in January 2019. 95 jobs have been lost in Lawrence since then according to the household survey. From a July 2019 low of 62,740, Lawrence has added 520 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Lawrence, Kansas Employment History