Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky Job Growth
There were 694,600 jobs in Louisville, Kentucky in September 2023 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 642,090 employed persons for the month. Louisville added 2,500 jobs in September 2023 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 1,271 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Louisville 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.
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 September 2023 is at a new high of 694,600.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 656,832 for Louisville in January 2020. 14,742 jobs have been lost in Louisville since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 551,691, Louisville has added 90,399 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Louisville, Kentucky Employment History