Lawrence, Kansas Job Growth
There were 50,500 jobs in Lawrence, Kansas in September 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 63,743 employed persons for the month. Lawrence added 200 jobs in September 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 138 (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 May 2019 at 54,400. Since then 3,900 jobs have been lost in Lawrence according to the employer survey. From a trough of 45,100 in April 2020, Lawrence has gained 5,400 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 64,496 for Lawrence in May 2022. 753 jobs have been lost in Lawrence since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Lawrence, Kansas Employment History