Alexandria, Louisiana Job Growth
There were 62,300 jobs in Alexandria, Louisiana in January 2023 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 63,341 employed persons for the month. Alexandria lost 800 jobs in January 2023 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 134 (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 5,300 jobs have been lost in Alexandria according to the employer survey. From a trough of 56,100 in April 2020, Alexandria has gained 6,200 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 67,964 for Alexandria in January 2008. 4,623 jobs have been lost in Alexandria since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 53,662, Alexandria has added 9,679 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Alexandria, Louisiana Employment History