Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky Job Growth
There were 674,300 jobs in Louisville, Kentucky in July 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 655,166 employed persons for the month. Louisville lost 3,200 jobs in July 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 76 (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 680,900. Since then 6,600 jobs have been lost in Louisville according to the employer survey. From a trough of 577,100 in April 2020, Louisville has gained 97,200 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 657,041 for Louisville in January 2020. 1,875 jobs have been lost in Louisville since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 548,785, Louisville has added 106,381 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Louisville, Kentucky Employment History