Department of Numbers

Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky Job Growth

There were 680,300 jobs in Louisville, Kentucky in January 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 653,916 employed persons for the month. Louisville added 2,800 jobs in January 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,996 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Louisville job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey January 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 680,300 +2,800 +4,700
CPS 653,916 +1,996 +8,929

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 January 2020 is at a new high of 680,300.

CPS employment in January 2020 for Louisville is at a new high of 653,916.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through January 2020

Louisville, Kentucky Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
January 2020 680,300 2,800 653,916 1,996
December 2019 677,500 1,600 651,920 1,393
November 2019 675,900 -1,500 650,527 1,164
October 2019 677,400 1,100 649,363 1,199
September 2019 676,300 800 648,164 638
August 2019 675,500 700 647,526 -408
July 2019 674,800 100 647,934 -1,475
June 2019 674,700 -200 649,409 -666
May 2019 674,900 900 650,075 708
April 2019 674,000 -1,700 649,367 905
March 2019 675,700 -300 648,462 1,671
February 2019 676,000 400 646,791 1,804