Lawrence, Kansas Job Growth
There were 54,800 jobs in Lawrence, Kansas in January 2023 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 63,792 employed persons for the month. Lawrence added 800 jobs in January 2023 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 433 (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 in January 2023 is at a new high of 54,800.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 64,496 for Lawrence in May 2022. 704 jobs have been lost in Lawrence since then according to the household survey. From a November 2022 low of 63,340, Lawrence has added 452 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Lawrence, Kansas Employment History