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Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky Job Growth

There were 670,400 jobs in Louisville, Kentucky in March 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 646,850 employed persons for the month. Louisville added 200 jobs in March 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 4,654 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Louisville job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey March 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 670,400 +200 +6,100
CPS 646,850 +4,654 +17,432

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Louisville, Kentucky Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Louisville 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 Louisville, Kentucky

CES employment for Louisville in March 2018 is at a new high of 670,400.

CPS employment in March 2018 for Louisville is at a new high of 646,850.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through March 2018

Louisville, Kentucky Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
March 2018 670,400 200 646,850 4,654
February 2018 670,200 3,100 642,196 5,084
January 2018 667,100 -900 637,112 -411
December 2017 668,000 -1,100 637,523 324
November 2017 669,100 700 637,199 -356
October 2017 668,400 -500 637,555 -372
September 2017 668,900 1,800 637,927 860
August 2017 667,100 500 637,067 1,921
July 2017 666,600 -100 635,146 2,801
June 2017 666,700 1,700 632,345 2,476
May 2017 665,000 1,300 629,869 547
April 2017 663,700 -600 629,322 -96