Owensboro, Kentucky Job Growth
There were 49,600 jobs in Owensboro, Kentucky in February 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 50,155 employed persons for the month. Owensboro lost 200 jobs in February 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 2 (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 November 2019 at 53,600. Since then 4,000 jobs have been lost in Owensboro according to the employer survey. From a trough of 44,900 in April 2020, Owensboro has gained 4,700 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 54,102 for Owensboro in February 2020. 3,947 jobs have been lost in Owensboro since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 45,771, Owensboro has added 4,384 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Owensboro, Kentucky Employment History