Owensboro, Kentucky Job Growth
There were 54,500 jobs in Owensboro, Kentucky in July 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 53,930 employed persons for the month. Owensboro added 200 jobs in July 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 8 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Owensboro 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.
Owensboro, Kentucky Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Owensboro 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 Owensboro, Kentucky
CES employment for Owensboro peaked in June 2018 at 54,600. Since then 100 jobs have been lost in Owensboro according to the employer survey. From a trough of 53,800 in November 2018, Owensboro has gained 700 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 54,288 for Owensboro in June 2018. 358 jobs have been lost in Owensboro since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Owensboro, Kentucky Employment History