Alexandria, Louisiana Job Growth
There were 61,300 jobs in Alexandria, Louisiana in August 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 59,622 employed persons for the month. Alexandria lost 100 jobs in August 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 55 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Alexandria 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.
Alexandria, Louisiana Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Alexandria 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 Alexandria, Louisiana
CES employment for Alexandria peaked in February 2008 at 67,600. Since then 6,300 jobs have been lost in Alexandria according to the employer survey. From a trough of 61,100 in September 2018, Alexandria has gained 200 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 68,459 for Alexandria in January 2008. 8,837 jobs have been lost in Alexandria since then according to the household survey. From a October 2018 low of 59,410, Alexandria has added 212 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Alexandria, Louisiana Employment History