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Alexandria, Louisiana Job Growth

There were 62,200 jobs in Alexandria, Louisiana in April 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 62,875 employed persons for the month. Alexandria lost 100 jobs in April 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 247 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Alexandria job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 62,200 -100 +1,500
CPS 62,875 +247 +2,301

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 5,400 jobs have been lost in Alexandria according to the employer survey. From a trough of 56,200 in April 2020, Alexandria has gained 6,000 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 67,964 for Alexandria in January 2008. 5,089 jobs have been lost in Alexandria since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 53,662, Alexandria has added 9,213 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2022

Alexandria, Louisiana Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2022 62,200 -100 62,875 247
March 2022 62,300 0 62,628 335
February 2022 62,300 200 62,293 410
January 2022 62,100 200 61,883 368
December 2021 61,900 200 61,515 -5
November 2021 61,700 400 61,520 59
October 2021 61,300 500 61,461 204
September 2021 60,800 0 61,257 230
August 2021 60,800 0 61,027 193
July 2021 60,800 100 60,834 133
June 2021 60,700 -100 60,701 66
May 2021 60,800 100 60,635 61