Owensboro, Kentucky Job Growth
There were 54,800 jobs in Owensboro, Kentucky in August 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 54,245 employed persons for the month. Owensboro lost 100 jobs in August 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 127 (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 July 2018 at 54,900. Since then 100 jobs have been lost in Owensboro according to the employer survey.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 54,372 for Owensboro in July 2018. 127 jobs have been lost in Owensboro since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Owensboro, Kentucky Employment History