Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky Job Growth
There were 671,000 jobs in Louisville, Kentucky in December 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 639,240 employed persons for the month. Louisville added 300 jobs in December 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 151 (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 August 2018 at 673,300. Since then 2,300 jobs have been lost in Louisville according to the employer survey. From a trough of 669,800 in October 2018, Louisville has gained 1,200 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 647,937 for Louisville in April 2018. 8,697 jobs have been lost in Louisville since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Louisville, Kentucky Employment History