Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky Job Growth
There were 669,300 jobs in Louisville, Kentucky in August 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 641,001 employed persons for the month. Louisville lost 1,000 jobs in August 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 591 (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 peaked in April 2018 at 672,700. Since then 3,400 jobs have been lost in Louisville according to the employer survey.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 647,937 for Louisville in April 2018. 6,936 jobs have been lost in Louisville since then according to the household survey. From a June 2018 low of 639,490, Louisville has added 1,511 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Louisville, Kentucky Employment History