Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky Job Growth
There were 290,800 jobs in Lexington, Kentucky in January 2023 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 266,840 employed persons for the month. Lexington added 1,800 jobs in January 2023 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 252 (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 in January 2023 is at a new high of 290,800.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 269,057 for Lexington in February 2020. 2,217 jobs have been lost in Lexington since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 228,691, Lexington has added 38,149 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Lexington, Kentucky Employment History