Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky Job Growth
There were 644,000 jobs in Louisville, Kentucky in February 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 622,871 employed persons for the month. Louisville added 2,000 jobs in February 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,017 (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 February 2020 at 680,000. Since then 36,000 jobs have been lost in Louisville according to the employer survey. From a trough of 574,800 in April 2020, Louisville has gained 69,200 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 654,997 for Louisville in February 2020. 32,126 jobs have been lost in Louisville since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 532,792, Louisville has added 90,079 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Louisville, Kentucky Employment History