Lawrence, Kansas Job Growth
There were 53,300 jobs in Lawrence, Kansas in November 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 63,410 employed persons for the month. Lawrence lost 0 jobs in November 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 3,500 jobs have been lost in Lawrence according to the employer survey. From a trough of 52,000 in June 2019, Lawrence has gained 1,300 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in November 2019 for Lawrence is at a new high of 63,410.
Employment: CES, CPS
Lawrence, Kansas Employment History