Houma-Thibodaux, Louisiana Job Growth
There were 86,300 jobs in Houma, Louisiana in November 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 84,626 employed persons for the month. Houma added 3,000 jobs in November 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,314 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Houma 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.
Houma, Louisiana Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Houma 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 Houma, Louisiana
CES employment for Houma peaked in October 2014 at 102,500. Since then 16,200 jobs have been lost in Houma according to the employer survey. From a trough of 78,500 in May 2020, Houma has gained 7,800 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 103,179 for Houma in October 2008. 18,553 jobs have been lost in Houma since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 72,390, Houma has added 12,236 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Houma, Louisiana Employment History