Topeka, Kansas Job Growth
There were 108,600 jobs in Topeka, Kansas in July 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 117,576 employed persons for the month. Topeka added 200 jobs in July 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 37 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Topeka 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.
Topeka, Kansas Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Topeka 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 Topeka, Kansas
CES employment for Topeka peaked in July 2002 at 116,100. Since then 7,500 jobs have been lost in Topeka according to the employer survey. From a trough of 100,500 in April 2020, Topeka has gained 8,100 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 120,396 for Topeka in January 2021. 2,820 jobs have been lost in Topeka since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Topeka, Kansas Employment History