Alexandria, Louisiana Job Growth
There were 58,800 jobs in Alexandria, Louisiana in July 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 56,556 employed persons for the month. Alexandria added 900 jobs in July 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 739 (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 8,800 jobs have been lost in Alexandria according to the employer survey. From a trough of 56,000 in April 2020, Alexandria has gained 2,800 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 68,459 for Alexandria in January 2008. 11,903 jobs have been lost in Alexandria since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 51,717, Alexandria has added 4,839 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Alexandria, Louisiana Employment History