Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky Job Growth
There were 280,500 jobs in Lexington, Kentucky in August 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 264,469 employed persons for the month. Lexington lost 2,000 jobs in August 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 1,007 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Lexington 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.
Lexington, Kentucky Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Lexington 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 Lexington, Kentucky
CES employment for Lexington peaked in July 2018 at 282,500. Since then 2,000 jobs have been lost in Lexington according to the employer survey.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 265,476 for Lexington in July 2018. 1,007 jobs have been lost in Lexington since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Lexington, Kentucky Employment History