Alexandria, Louisiana Job Growth
There were 62,300 jobs in Alexandria, Louisiana in October 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 60,398 employed persons for the month. Alexandria added 100 jobs in October 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 61 (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 61,700 in June 2017, Alexandria has gained 600 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 68,450 for Alexandria in February 2008. 8,052 jobs have been lost in Alexandria since then according to the household survey. From a September 2018 low of 60,337, Alexandria has added 61 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Alexandria, Louisiana Employment History