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Owensboro, Kentucky Job Growth

There were 54,700 jobs in Owensboro, Kentucky in March 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 54,210 employed persons for the month. Owensboro added 200 jobs in March 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 92 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Owensboro job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey March 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 54,700 +200 +400
CPS 54,210 -92 +1,091

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 in March 2018 is at a new high of 54,700.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 54,302 for Owensboro in February 2018. 92 jobs have been lost in Owensboro since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through March 2018

Owensboro, Kentucky Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
March 2018 54,700 200 54,210 -92
February 2018 54,500 -100 54,302 335
January 2018 54,600 300 53,967 367
December 2017 54,300 100 53,600 37
November 2017 54,200 300 53,563 14
October 2017 53,900 -300 53,549 -3
September 2017 54,200 -100 53,552 36
August 2017 54,300 -100 53,516 89
July 2017 54,400 500 53,427 146
June 2017 53,900 0 53,281 102
May 2017 53,900 100 53,179 23
April 2017 53,800 -500 53,156 37