Alexandria, Louisiana Job Growth
There were 62,100 jobs in Alexandria, Louisiana in February 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 62,290 employed persons for the month. Alexandria lost 100 jobs in February 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 41 (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 5,500 jobs have been lost in Alexandria according to the employer survey. From a trough of 61,700 in June 2017, Alexandria has gained 400 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 68,450 for Alexandria in February 2008. 6,160 jobs have been lost in Alexandria since then according to the household survey. From a December 2012 low of 60,596, Alexandria has added 1,694 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Alexandria, Louisiana Employment History